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MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

University of Birmingham
Birmingham, England, UK
Courses in UKCourses in England1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

Course description
Postgraduate degree course in Advanced Mechanical Engineering:

This new, innovative programme offers graduates excellent career prospects in a broad field of mechanical engineering-related industries. It will also provide excellent preparation for those wishing to undertake a PhD. The MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering is a broad-based programme covering an important and industrially-relevant portfolio of mechanical engineering modules, such as Biofuels and Combustion, Manufacturing Processes, MEMS, and Automation and Robotics.

All the teaching is delivered by highly experienced and qualified members of academic staff who are at the cutting-edge of research in their respective fields. This programme will be attractive to graduates of mechanical engineering or related subjects.

With leading research into Advanced Mechanical Engineering, the University of Birmingham is the ideal location for bright graduates, looking for a solid and well-respected postgraduate qualification which will act as a springboard for a successful future.

– 120 credits of taught modules studied during October-April
– 60 credits of project-based module carried out during June-September
– Assessment methods include a range of examinations, assignments and projects

The MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering is fully accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for both of its full-time and part-time modes of study.

Why study this course?
The programme will offer a unique opportunity to study the most relevant core areas of mechanical engineering at masters level at a university with a long and rich history of research and teaching in this field. The programme is delivered and designed with our students’ future prospects very much in mind and places an emphasis on industrial employability and/or preparation for a follow-on PhD research degree.

The modules offered in the programme are delivered by members of our academic staff who are actively involved in various fields of research and consultancy in mechanical engineering including energy, engines, automotive engineering, micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), manufacturing and automation, biomedical engineering and computational geometry.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering enjoys a significant level of industrial engagement and sponsorship from a range of small to medium enterprises and world leading companies such as Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, and Airbus.

For more information, please visit the course website.

Entry requirements
A minimum of a high 2:2 Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Physics. Learn more about entry requirements.

International students
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries – learn more about international entry requirements. Standard English language requirements apply.

How to apply
There is a £50 non-refundable application fee for this course.

International students requiring visas
Monday 1 July 2019 is the application deadline for international students who require a visa to study in the United Kingdom. We are not able to consider applications for 2019 made after this date; a new application should be made for 2020. Applications will reopen for 2020 in October 2019. We will close applications as soon as the programme is full, early applications are encouraged.

Before you make your application
You may wish to register your interest with us to receive regular news and updates on postgraduate life within this Department and the wider University.

Making your application
To apply for this programme, visit the course page and click the ‘apply for this course’ button.

When applying you will be directed to an application specifically designed for the programme you wish to apply for where you will create an account with the University application system and submit your application and supporting documents online.

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