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Mechanical Engineering

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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About

The Mechanical Engineering program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a 30-credit program, and may be entered into by qualified students with Bachelor of Science degrees from any engineering discipline, metallurgy or materials, physics, or mathematics.

Overview

The Mechanical Engineering program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers two options:

  • The Thesis option
  • Coursework Only option

All M.S. students who choose the Thesis Option are required to plan and carry out a research, design, or development thesis (MIE 699) of nine credits, and 21 course credits.

Course Requirements for a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering

In addition to the Graduate School requirements stated in the Graduate School Catalog, all M.S. students in the Mechanical Engineering program are required to take a minimum of four (4) Mechanical Engineering courses at the 600 or higher level.  Overall at least 21 credits at the 600-level are required.  All Graduate Students must register for the ME Graduate Seminar Course.

Programme Structure

  • The student must successfully complete at least 30 graduate (500 level or above) credits. Thesis or project credits do not count towards this total.
  • At least 21 credits must be at the 600 level or above.
  • At least 21 credits must be Mechanical and Industrial Engineering courses.
  • A maximum of 6 credits can be from an independent study.
  • The student must take at least four of the ME (not IE) courses at the 600-level or higher.
  • Credits that apply to any other degree program, with the exception of graduate certificate programs, cannot be applied to this degree.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or complete an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency.
  • Application Fee ($80)
  • Please submit your transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, undergraduate and graduate, where nine (9) or more credits were earned.
  • Personal Statement and Résumé
  • Most programs require a minimum of two letters of recommendation, but some programs require more.
  • Residency Statement
  • GRE or GMAT Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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