Mechanical Engineering

Brigham Young University

24 months
832 USD/credit
416 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Program graduates will develop an advanced understanding of the governing principles which serve as the basis for the practice of mechanical engineering and have the ability to apply these principles in the design and analysis of a system or process to meet specified needs.


Program graduates will participate in the creation of new knowledge and/or will advance the state-of-the-art in a specific sub-discipline of mechanical engineering through the completion of a thesis project. The thesis project may contain elements of design, experimentation, and analysis and will require innovation and creativity.

Program graduates will develop technical writing and oral presentation skills.

Program graduates will demonstrate a pattern of living consistent with high ethical and moral standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Engineering Math
  • Intermediate Fluid Dynamics
  • Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Advanced Mechanisms, Robotics
  • Compliant Mechanisms
  • Optimization Techniques in Engineering
  • Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to complete the application you will need to gather several pieces of information including the following:

  • Application - Submit an application by program deadline
  • Take the TOEFL or IELTS English Proficiency Exam and meet university minimums. Please note that some departments may have higher requirements
  • Receive at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the cumulative undergraduate GPA from a regionally accredited university in the United States, or a comprehensive grade-point average of 3.0 from an equivalent university outside the United States
  • Evidence of Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation - Request online letters of recommendation from three professors or professionals
  • Statement of Intent – Department websites may have specific instructions on what they require.
  • Résumé
  • Complete any additional application materials that may be required by your department. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    832 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 832 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    416 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 416 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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