A 2:1 in mechanical engineering or a related subject. If you have qualifications in other science/engineering subjects such as maths or physics, or you have relevant professional experience, we’ll consider your application.
Months of entry
About the course
Deepen your knowledge and understanding with a series of advanced engineering modules. You choose the subjects from a list of options. You’ll also have the chance to explore a subject that interests you through your own research project.
Our courses are designed to prepare you for a career in industry. You’ll get plenty of practical research experience, as well as training in research methods and management. Recent graduates now work for Arup, Rolls-Royce and Network Rail.
A world-famous department
This is one of the largest, most respected mechanical engineering departments in the UK. Our reputation for excellence attracts world-class staff and students. They’re involved in projects like improving car designs and designing jaw replacements – projects that make a difference.
Our world-famous research centres include the Insigneo Institute, where we’re revolutionising the treatment of disease, and the Centre for Advanced Additive Manufacturing. We also work closely with the University’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).
Support for international students
Our students come from all over the world. We’ll help you get to know the department and the city. Your personal tutor will support you throughout your course and we can help you with your English if you need it.
Labs and equipment
We’ve just refurbished a large section of our lab space and invested over £350,000 in equipment including new fatigue testing facilities, a CNC milling centre, a laser scanning machine and a 3D printer.
- Technical Communication for Mechanical Engineers;
- Information Management;
- Advanced Experiments and Modelling;
- Individual Research Project;
- Design Innovation Toolbox.
Examples of optional modules
A selection from:
- Computational Fluid Mechanics;
- Reciprocating Engines;
- Signal Processing and Instrumentation;
- Mechanical Engineering of Railways;
- Sports Engineering;
- Additive Manufacturing;
- Renewable Energy;
- Condition Monitoring.
Teaching and assessment
You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials, small group work and online modules. You’re assessed by exams, coursework assignments and a dissertation.
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Jocelyn Storey
- +44 (0)114 222 7704