Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Engineering and Technology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in aerospace or aerospace systems engineering. Other disciplines may be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MSc in Mechanical Engineering has been developed to meet the growing need for postgraduate skills within the engineering industry, and the demand for professional development for graduate engineers. The programme integrates the mechanical engineering subjects with key generic skills in management and research methods. This approach will help to develop your critical thinking skills as a future engineering manager, or technical specialist enabling you to effectively analyse technical and management issues. The University of Hertfordshire has a worldwide reputation for excellence in applied mechanical engineering. This international reputation will give you the opportunity to study with graduates from universities worldwide. You will benefit from the expertise of guest speakers from industry where relevant and appropriate.

The programme will:

  • Provide education and experience to support your professional employment and career development within the industry
  • Focus on the links between engineering analysis and design and supporting management skills management
  • Provide a blend of knowledge and application experience through case studies and project work
  • Equip you with the theory and practice of relevant subjects, technologies and analytical tools to provide solutions for mechanical and related manufacturing problems

Information for international students

International qualifications will be considered on the basis of their equivalence to UK qualifications, typically guided by a resource such as the National Academic Recognition Information centre (NARIC). Candidates will be required to demonstrate a suitable level of proficiency in written and spoken English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) would typically be required from candidates whose first language is not English. Candidates who do not satisfy these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

If you need to apply for a visa to enter the UK on acceptance to this course you will need to apply for an ATAS certificate before you are eligible to apply for UK entry clearance. Details of this requirement will be included in your offer. More information is available online.

If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £8,150
International students
Full time: EU £8,150 Non EU £12,600

Please see the funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12-18 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
ask@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800