What Will You Study

Mechanical Engineering combines scientific principles, mathematics and 'realisation'. Scientific principles underpin all aspects of engineering, while mathematics is the language used to quantify and optimise solutions. Realisation encapsulates the whole range of creative abilities which distinguish the engineer from the scientist; to conceive, make and actually bring to fruition something which has never existed before.

The course comprises advanced topics in mechanical engineering with modules spanning engineering science, design and technology. The modules have been developed to complement departmental research along with our strong industrial links. Modules and projects are delivered by academic staff having international expertise in their discipline. This course will appeal to students progressing directly from undergraduate study in engineering or related fields; to more experienced professionals wishing to update their skills; to engineering graduates/professionals holding an accredited bachelor's degree and seeking to fulfil the academic requirements for Chartered Engineering (CEng) registration with the UK Engineering Council (ECUK).

Course Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.


  • Introduction Module
  • Design and Modelling of Systems
  • Renewable Energy
  • Mechanics and Actuators
  • Intelligent System Control
  • Advanced CAD/CAM
  • Linking Project
  • Dissertation (90 credits)

The information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.


- Full Time (per year) Part Time (per year)
UK/EU £7,390 £3,695
Overseas £18,100 n/a

Entry Requirements

Second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines, or Physics. HND or equivalent together with appropriate industrial experience may be considered. IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

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This course is Campus based
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12 - 24 months
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18,100 GBP Overseas
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