Taught course

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

University of Leicester · Department of Engineering

Entry requirements

A first or upper 2nd-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or a qualification recognised as equivalent. Candidates with a good 2:2 degree in a relevant subject may be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This degree will provide you with detailed knowledge of the state-of-the-art methodologies and techniques relevant to current and future strategies for the design of mechanical systems and components. We will pay particular attention to the development of investigative, modelling and computational strategies. The course covers fluid dynamics, solid structures, advanced and conventional materials and control systems.

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

You may also opt to take a MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management, offering the oppertunity to gain inisght into management during your course.

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

Information for international students

Qualifications recognised as equivalent to a British first or upper 2nd-class honours degree, will be considered. Candidates whose first language is not English and who have not previously been taught in English, must provide evidence of a satisfactory performance in an IELTS test.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
12-48 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (10000 words)

Course contact details

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+44 (0)116 252 2265