Taught course

Advanced Engineering

University of Leicester · Department of Engineering

Entry requirements

A first or good second class Honours degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. Candidates whose first language is not English and who have not previously been taught in English must provide evidence of a satisfactory performance in the IELTS test administered by the British Council.

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides the student with the opportunity to study subjects from a broad range of Engineering disciplines. For example, the Department offers modules in mechanical, electrical, electronic, software, and communications engineering. This wide spectrum of topics enables students to study new areas of interest as well as deepening their knowledge of others. Since industry increasingly uses multidisciplinary teams, an understanding of a variety of Engineering subjects may form a key part of career development.

You may, if you wish, choose to study for an MSc in Advanced Engineering with Industry, which includes the opportunity to apply for a range of industry placements arranged by the Department.

You may also choose to study MSc Advanced Engineering with Management, allowing you to gain some insight into management during your course.

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
12-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Secretary
+44 (0)116 252 2265