Taught course

Propulsion and Engine Systems Engineering (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science)

University of Southampton · Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree (2:1 or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or a related subject.

Those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements. Applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc - designed for engineering, mathematics or physical science graduates – will provide you with the opportunity to specialise in engineering sciences that are key to the design, monitoring and analysis of propulsion and engine systems. Through your studies, we will give you the confidence to analyse and design advanced electrical systems.

Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science; Advanced Electrical Systems; Aircraft Propulsion; Automotive Propulsion; MSc Research Project

Optional modules include: Tribological Engineering and Engine Tribology; Advanced Sensors and Condition Monitoring; Applications of CFD; Thermo fluid Engineering for Low Carbon Energy; Microstructural Engineering for Transport Applications; Failure of Materials and Components; Spacecraft Propulsion; Environmental and Transportation Noise; Fundamentals of Acoustics; Fuel Cells and Photovoltaic Systems I; Transport Economics; Engineering Design with Management; Microstructural and Surface Characterisation; Advanced Management.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Engineering and the Environment
+44 (0)23 8059 4651