MScs in Mechanical Engineering

Compare 95 Master of Science Programs in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

The master’s degree, or MSc, is an advanced academic degree that students receive after they have demonstrated mastery of a specific field of study. An MSc in Mechanical Engineering is often sought in order for graduates to quickly obtain the best positions in the competitive field of mechanical engineering.

Students who ask, “What is an MSc in Mechanical Engineering?” will find that the answer is broad, covering many aspects of study. These include the advanced study of design, analysis, development, creation, and maintenance of mechanical systems. These systems may be used in industries such as transportation, automation, energy generation, and aerospace. Programs typically involve engineering courses and technical electives. Some examples of courses include Design Engineering, Management, Mechanics and Materials, Biomechanical Engineering, and Aeronautical Engineering. Students often work with a counselor to create their own specific tracks of study.

This advanced degree is beneficial to students because it prepares them with the in-depth, modern instruction and skills they need to compete in the field of Mechanical Engineering. An advanced degree and the experience that students obtain during their studies often open doors that other students cannot access.

As with other worldwide programs, the costs of completing this program vary from one school to another. Students should be able to find a school and program that fit their needs.

Graduates in this field are often responsible for bringing ideas to life. They take theoretical designs from sketches on paper into physical existence. Graduates may find job opportunities in the areas of architecture, alternative energies, nanotechnology, and the chemical, defense, construction, and pharmaceuticals industries. With an advanced degree in mechanical engineering, graduates will find that they have access to many exciting and productive careers.

There are opportunities for study in this field all over the world. Become informed about the possibilities by reviewing our program listings and filling out the lead form on this website. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course spans advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. Using industry standard software you will develop complex models to simulate topics such as multibody dynamic systems; thermo-fluid systems and advanced stress and structure simulations. Failure mechanisms inreal-worldsystems and components will be investigated through fatigue analysis; you will also examine multi-body dynamic systems and turbulent fluid dynamic motion. Your chosen specialist Masters project makes upone thirdof the overall course [+]

This course spans advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. Using industry standard software you will develop complex models to simulate topics such as multibody dynamic systems; thermo-fluid systems and advanced stress and structure simulations. Failure mechanisms inreal-worldsystems and components will be investigated through fatigue analysis; you will also examine multi-body dynamic systems and turbulent fluid dynamic motion. Your chosen specialist Masters project makes upone thirdof the overall course.

You will also learn from industry case studies. All units provide real-world engineering problems, case studies and practical techniques using state-of-the-art hardware and the latest, industry-standard software for design, experimentation and evaluation. The units typically have a good balance of practical and theoretical work. Much of the practical work is computer based.... [-]


Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Gannon University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Erie USA Online + 1 more

The graduate program in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide advanced studies for the graduate engineer who wishes to continue preparation for effective participation in the professions of mechanical engineering. The program also provides continuing education in advanced subjects for the working engineer who acknowledges the need to stay abreast of the rapidly changing technological world. [+]

Program Overview

The graduate program in Mechanical Engineering is designed to provide advanced studies for the graduate engineer who wishes to continue preparation for effective participation in the professions of mechanical engineering. The program also provides continuing education in advanced subjects for the working engineer who acknowledges the need to stay abreast of the rapidly changing technological world. Emphasis is placed on the development of the engineer’s capacity for independent study and continued professional growth.

What Makes Us Different

The program has a thesis or project options to complete the course, appropriate direction assessed b the director. Professional Track, or Work-Study Option Available to students who academically excel in the program. Personally work with your advisor to find a track that best suits your areas of interest and strength. ... [-]

MSc in Mechatronics

Tallinn University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Estonia Tallinn

This program aims to give students professional knowledge and skills for a successful career in the future that are orientated to engineering technologies, such as mechatronics, robotics, and automation, which presume professional abilities to integrate, conduct and lead complex engineering projects integrating ICT and hardware technologies for solving practical problems and starting a new business. [+]

Degree awarded: Master of Science in Engineering (MSc) Workload: 120 ECTS Language of instruction: English Duration: 2 years Pre-Requisites: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical/electronics engineering; ICT; physics. Tuition fees and scholarships: 1 ECTS = 55 EUR. Nominal study load per 1 year = 60 ECTS/€3300, 15 tuition fee waiver scholarships available that guarantee free studies. Number of places available: 20

This program aims to give students professional knowledge and skills for a successful career in the future that are orientated to engineering technologies, such as mechatronics, robotics, and automation, which presume professional abilities to integrate, conduct and lead complex engineering projects integrating ICT and hardware technologies for solving practical problems and starting a new business. This program is strongly orientated towards practical, hands-on projects and developing practical skills supported by laboratories of mechatronics, robotics, machine vision, metrology and measurement technology and computer classes.... [-]


MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

Our research program in mechanical engineering responds to these trends and focuses on basic research related to materials science and process engineering, product design, and information integrated manufacturing processes. In doing so applications to different physical processes are studied (e.g. energy systems, bioengineering, metal forming, polymer processing, discrete part manufacturing to name a few). [+]

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Innovation in product design and manufacturing has become a major driver for industrial competitiveness and profitability in recent years. As enabling technologies become more easily accessible, engineers are faced with increasing demands for designing and producing more complex mechanical devices to serve the needs of the society.

Next-generation engineering products will be 'smart' with many functionalities; they will be made of new materials; they will increase energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact; they will vary in size from nano to mega scales, and they will be more closely integrated with information processing systems. Also as mechanical systems are becoming increasingly complex to analyze and expensive to experiment, more emphasis will have to be placed on computer-aided analysis, design, verification, and manufacturing.... [-]


Aerospace Masters Degrees

Cranfield University
Campus Full time Part time 10 - 60 months August 2018 United Kingdom Cranfield + 1 more

These courses are suitable if you have an interest in aerodynamic design, flow control, flow measurement, flight dynamics and flight control. [+]

Aerospace Degrees Pre-Masters Engineering

Cranfield Campus

This specialist course can be used as a stepping-stone to an exciting career in engineering and will prepare you if you do not meet the pre-requisite entry requirements for many of our MSc courses. It is an intensive, full-time course delivered through a mixture of lectures, practical laboratory sessions and design exercises, over 10 months.

Duration: 10 months

Who is it for?

Those who wish to take their career in a new direction and advance their skills in engineering Professionals who have been out of education for some time and wish to get back into the study routine before commencing an MSc programme Graduates with an undergraduate degree in engineering, physics or mathematics that do not meet our standard entry requirements Holders of a UK Ordinary/Pass degree (or equivalent for overseas students) who have industrial experience and cannot be admitted directly Overseas students wishing to enhance their technical English language skills before entering a Cranfield MSc course. MSc in Aerospace Dynamics ... [-]

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

The four elements of study within the MS program include core courses, courses required within an elected focus area, selected elective courses, and a thesis. Typical out-of-department courses include advanced engineering, mathematics, and science courses. [+]

The master of science degree in mechanical engineering is awarded upon successful completion of an approved graduate program consisting of a minimum of 45 quarter credit hours. A minimum of 36 credits are to be earned in coursework and 9 credits of thesis. A maximum of 9 quarter credits may be transferred from graduate courses taken outside the university, provided such courses complement a student’s proposed graduate program in the mechanical engineering department. Upon matriculation into the MS program, the student should formulate a plan of study in consultation with his or her adviser. Program requirementsThe four elements of study within the MS in mechanical engineering program include core courses (8 credit hours), focus area courses (12 credit hours), elective courses (16 credit hours), and a thesis (9 credit hours). All full-time MS students are required to attend the weekly graduate seminar each quarter they are on campus. A minimum of 45 credits are required for the MS degree. At least 28 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, including the core and focus area courses, must be taken in the mechanical engineering department. Eight credits may be taken as upper-level undergraduate electives (a course number beginning with 0304-6xx) or as technical courses outside of the department, with prior approval. Typical out-of-department courses include advanced engineering, mathematics, and science courses.... [-]


Master of Science Mechanical Engineering Modelling - Specialization in Design and Technology

Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Hungary Budapest

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) programs offered at The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) are not restricted to those who received their B.Sc. diplomas in engineering at BME. These programs are open to all students who receive diplomas in mechanical engineering, mechatronics engineering or transportation engineering at any of the Hungarian or foreign institutions of higher education. [+]

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) programs offered at The Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) are not restricted to those who received their B.Sc. diplomas in engineering at BME. These programs are open to all students who receive diplomas in mechanical engineering, mechatronics engineering or transportation engineering at any of the Hungarian or foreign institutions of higher education.

The entrance requirements of the programs have been defined in a way which also allows someone having a B.Sc. in another engineering area, physics, mathematics or computer science to join the M.Sc. programs while fulfilling a few additional requirements.

In the M.Sc. curriculum there are 30 credit points which are dedicated to the final project. This can be completed in two semesters (Final Project A and Final Project B). It is a prerequisite that at least 55 credit points as well as any “supplemental” subjects be completed prior to beginning the Final Project A. In order to begin the Final Project B, it is required that the student finish – excluding the elective subjects – 79 credit points worth of the M.Sc. subjects found in the curriculum.... [-]


Master AeroMat - Innovation Aerospace Materials

IMT Mines Albi
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Albi

Innovation offers challenging opportunities to students interested in developing careers in the aerospace industry with both technical (innovation) and managerial skills. [+]

Master AeroMat – Innovation

“Aerospace Materials: Designing, Manufacturing and Innovation Management”

STRONG POINTS OF THE SCHOOL/PROGRAM Mines Albi is accredited by the French Ministry of Industry. Télécom Ecole de Management - Evry is double-accredited: AACSB and AMBA. Study in Toulouse and Paris regions, the two leading French and European regions for employment and economic activity in aerospace. International Faculty. Masters taught entirely in English and in small groups. Strong links with industry. 6-month master thesis in industry or in a research lab. Intercultural seminars. Free French language courses. An MSc program boosted by renowned research departments. An international team of international students. A quality-chartered “Welcome to International Students” package. ... [-]

MSc Mechanical Engineering and Design

Mediterranean College, Athens
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Greece Athens

The MSc Mechanical Engineering and Design is a unique and particularly contemporary course of study, that encompasses knowledge from all areas related to the Mechanical Engineer profession and includes modules that teach the latest industry developments and their application on real Engineering problems. Its aim is to equip students with the necessary technical skills and theoretical background for the development of Mechanical Engineering projects in the field of Construction or Energy. [+]

A course designed in consultation with leading companies so as to address the local and international industry needs. Includes particularly innovative and distinct modules from all areas of the Mechanical Engineering science (Construction, Energy, Production Management). Academic staff is active professionals and researchers, who convey to students contemporary developments in their field. Students link academic knowledge with real industrial applications, by engaging with live projects as part of their studies. Students produce individual research that can lead to publications in international conferences and journals.

The MSc Mechanical Engineering and Design is a unique and particularly contemporary course of study, that encompasses knowledge from all areas related to the Mechanical Engineer profession and includes modules that teach the latest industry developments and their application on real Engineering problems. Its aim is to equip students with the necessary technical skills and theoretical background for the development of Mechanical Engineering projects in the field of Construction or Energy.... [-]


Master's Programme in Mechatronic System Design

Lappeenranta University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Lappeenranta

In this programme you will get extensive knowledge in the fields of design, hydraulics, control, dynamics and the simulation of machines. You will also get familiarized with programming and the application of numerical methods, both required in different fields of mechanical engineering. [+]

Intense competition is putting pressure on machine builders to deliver machines with higher output, reduced operating cost, and increased safety. Increasing demands on the productivity of complex systems, such as manufacturing machines, requires the application of new methods in the product development process. Mechatronic system design is gaining popularity in the machine design process and it is a key approach in product process of productive life cycle efficient machines.

In the Master's programme Mechatronic System Design you will be familiarized with design and simulation of modern mechatronic machines, which are comprised of mechanical system, power transmission (hydraulic, electric, pneumatic or hybrid) and digital control system. You will learn about environmentally conscious design and development of new technologies to solve current and future global problems. Your study curriculum will also include functional principles of sustainable machines such as electric drives, and you will learn how to design them.... [-]


MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Tufts University - School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time August 2019 USA Medford

The goal of the Master of Science (MS) degree program is to provide students with an opportunity to strengthen their technical backgrounds for pursuing successful professional careers in engineering research, development and management. [+]

The goal of the Master of Science (MS) degree program is to provide students with an opportunity to strengthen their technical backgrounds for pursuing successful professional careers in engineering research, development and management. Applicants are admitted to this program on the basis of their educational qualifications. A key admission requirement is strong academic background in mechanical engineering or a related technical discipline. The Department also requires all applicants to submit their recent General Record Examination (GRE) scores.

Application Requirements:

- Application Fee

- Resume/CV

- Personal Statement

GRE not required for current Tufts undergraduates applying to the M.S. degree program GRE scores may be waived for part-time students with five years of industry experience who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. ... [-]

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 semesters April 2018 Germany Magdeburg

The Master's programme aims to equip students with extensive fundamental knowledge which puts graduates in a position to apply this knowledge in practice, research or teaching and to expand upon it constantly. [+]

No restricted admission. Start of studies The programme begins each summer semester. Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 January via uni-assist e.V.. Programme objectives

The Master's programme aims to equip students with extensive fundamental knowledge which puts graduates in a position to apply this knowledge in practice, research or teaching and to expand upon it constantly. It revolves around the teaching of subject-specific and social competences, skills and methods of working scientifically and, in particular, equipping students for leadership tasks. Due to rapidly developing knowledge in mechanical engineering, part of this is also the acquisition of extended expertise for diverse fields of work and specialisation. On the Master’s programme, this relates to activities focused on the fields of... [-]


MS Textile Engineering

Philadelphia University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Southwest Center City + 1 more

The M.S. in Textile Engineering program is intended to develop graduate students’ knowledge in the advanced fields of textile science and engineering. [+]

M.S. in Textile Engineering

About the Program

The M.S. in Textile Engineering program is intended to develop graduate students’ knowledge in the advanced fields of textile science and engineering.

The program offers a wide range of textile engineering courses that prepare students to make significant contributions in advanced manufacturing technology and textile materials technology. The carefully integrated educational offerings at the University enable the student to be exposed to a wide range of professional education possibilities. A capstone thesis experience is required at the completion of program.

For information regarding admission requirements and financial assistance please email Prof. Brian George, Director of Graduate Textile Engineering Programs at Georgeb@philau.edu or the graduate admissions office at GradAdm@PhilaU.edu... [-]


Mechanical Engineering, MSc

University Of Debrecen
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Hungary Debrecen

Production Engineering in the field of mechanical engineering is significant branch of science and engineering. It covers designing and elaborating production processes, the conceptions of manufacturing technologies as well as implementing devices and systems, modelling, operating, maintaining, supervising and organizing production tasks. This specialization considers the needs of the partner industrial companies. The curriculum of Mechanical engineering MSc (in English) is structured in 4 semesters, each semester having 14 weeks of teaching activity. Thus, the curriculum includes the subjects of advanced knowledge in the field of Mechanical Engineering and thorough knowledge of disciplines necessary for a rapid integration of the master program graduate in the labor market. [+]

Course structure:

Basics of natural sciences (22 credits)

Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Modern Physics, Dynamics of Mechanical Systems, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Advanced Material Science.

Economics and Humanities (16 credits) Basics of Management, Quality Management, Financial and Advanced Economic Knowledge, Research Methodology.

Professional subjects: (46 credits)

Measurement, Signal Processing and Electronics, Design of Engineering Structures, Engineering Modelling and Simulation, Manufacturing Equipments, Design and Quality Assurance of Manufacturing Processes, Assembly Automation, Design of Material Handling Systems, Production Logistics, Maintenance and Machine Repairing Technologies, Diagnostics and Condition Monitoring, Lean Production.... [-]


MSc in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering (MME-CAME)

Maastricht School of Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Netherlands Maastricht

The M.Sc. in Management and Engineering in Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering is a two-year full-time industrial engineering program that provides you, on the one hand, with in-depth knowledge and understanding of finite element methods, numerical methods, simulation, mechanics, software engineering and production management, and on the other hand with business, management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. [+]

Do you want to work at the interface of technology, business, and entrepreneurship?

As graduates with the expertise to understand both the art of management and complex engineering processes are highly sought after in today’s industrial world, this master course caters to that demand. It will give you the choice and the flexibility to work in two increasingly interlinked fields of today’s professional activity: at the interface of technology and business.

Industrial engineers are employed in a wide-range of fields: in traditional manufacturing companies or in consulting firms, in financial institutions or in the food industry, in logistics companies or healthcare establishments. With the benefit of a qualification in management, your will have the added choice and flexibility of working in even more different sectors and professional capacities.... [-]