12 months
22150 GBP/year
10825 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Advanced Mechanical Engineering from Cranfield University is designed to prepare you for a successful mechanical engineering career leading large, complex projects. 

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You will learn state-of-the-art mechanical engineering methods, apply them to real world problems via industrially focused modules and research projects, whilst gaining the essential management skills to bring your ideas to life. Ranked in the UK top 5 for mechanical engineering, Cranfield offers a unique, postgraduate-only environment, with near-industrial scale engineering facilities and a teaching team with extensive experience of solving real world issues within industry.

This Advanced Mechanical Engineering from Cranfield University  is designed for engineering, physics or mathematics graduates who wish to develop a successful mechanical engineering career in industry, government or research. It will equip you with the advanced engineering and management skills demanded by leading global employers, including project management, design, computer-aided engineering, operation and optimisation of machinery, structural mechanics and integrity, and technology leadership. 

Your career

The Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and expertise required to develop a successful mechanical engineering career in the sector of your choice, including energy and power, aerospace, automotive and manufacturing. Our focus is on ensuring that you can make an impact from day one in your career. We do this by teaching you the state-of-the-art skills in mechanical engineering, enabling you to apply what you learn through industrially relevant group and individual research projects and equipping you with technology leadership skills. Graduates of this course have gone on to work in a range of roles, including:

  • Mechanical Design Engineer at Siemens,
  • Production Line Supervisor & Lean Implementer at GKN Land Systems,
  • Staff Engineer at BPP Technical Services Ltd working on offshore oil and gas engineering,
  • Engineer at Det Norske Veritas,
  • Management Associate at BMW Group UK Limited,
  • Project Engineer at BASF Coatings S.A.


This MSc degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Risk and Reliability Engineering
  • Engineering Stress Analysis: Theory and Simulations
  • Structural Integrity
  • Fluid Mechanics and Loading
  • Applied Materials and Corrosion
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Renewable Energy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, physics or an engineering discipline. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22150 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10825 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


  • MSc Part-time £1,685 
  • PgDip Full-time £8,250
  • PgDip Part-time £1,685 
  • PgCert Full-time £4,750
  • PgCert Part-time £1,685 


  • MSc Part-time £22,150 
  • PgDip Full-time £17,950
  • PgDip Part-time £17,950 
  • PgCert Full-time £8,950
  • PgCert Part-time £8,950 

Living costs for Cranfield

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • Brian Meredith Net Zero Scholarship
  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering Professor's Scholarship
  • Cranfield University GREAT Scholarships
  • British Council Scholarships for Women in STEM
  • NetZero Scholarship
  • The Cranfield Scholarship
  • Master's Loan from Student Finance England
  • Santander MSc Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries
  • Future Finance Student Loans
  • Chevening Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers Postgraduate Masters Scholarship
  • IGEM Postgraduate Masters Scholarship
  • Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Lendwise Postgraduate Student Loan
  • Scottish Power Masters Scholarship

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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