Taught course

Mechanical Engineering

University of Nottingham · Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in any relevant subject. Applications from students with non-engineering backgrounds will be considered if they have good academic credentials, a minimum of 2:1 BEng/BSc honours degree and strong motivations to study mechanical engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Mechanical Engineers apply their scientific knowledge to solve problems and design machines that help us to enjoy a better lifestyle. As a Mechanical Engineer you may work in design, development, research, consultancy, manufacture or marketing, combining technical and managerial experience. Whether you are a UK student, looking to complete your studies towards requirements for chartered status, or an overseas student, looking to study at one of the leading UK engineering faculties, this could be the course for you.

This MSc course offers the chance to study advanced topics in Mechanical Engineering, covering engineering science, design and technology. Building upon this broad base, we offer a number of streams which allow you to specialise in one particular area including aerospace, automotive, bioengineering, materials and manufacturing. These build on our key research and academic strengths, along with our strong industrial links. Hence modules and projects delivered by internationally recognised experts in the area, including specialist lectures from industrial experts.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the Faculty of Engineering web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5151