12 months
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15600 GBP/year
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About

The Mechanical Engineering course at De Montfort University ensures our graduates have recognised and relevant skills for a range of industries, including automation, machine vision, automotive, consumer products and material processing.

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Overview

Maximise your employment opportunities on this  Mechanical Engineering course at De Montfort University , which responds to the UK engineering skills gap and the global demand for multiskilled engineers by providing industry-relevant content, placement opportunities and input from research-active teaching staff. This means our graduates are equipped to work at the forefront of this exciting industry in roles responsible for designing and developing the world around us. 

You will grow your skills across core engineering disciplines by studying modules such as Advanced Solid Mechanics and Advanced Thermodynamics, and by choosing from a range of optional modules, including Resource Efficient Design, Robotics and Digital Manufacturing. You will be supported by our academics and technicians with your individual project, a substantial piece of work focused on your specific research interests. 

In addition, you will learn about the environmental impact of human activities and energy consumption, as well as the role of the mechanical engineer in seeking solutions to the immediate needs of society. The course builds your transferable skills by giving you an insight into the engineering business environment and by broadening your understanding of other engineering disciplines. 

Graduate Careers

Graduates enjoy exciting career opportunities from a wide range of industries. These include robotics and automation, machine vision, manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, consumer products, material processing, energy, and power. 

They are likely to be employed as engineers, senior engineers and project leaders or managers for roles in design and development, research and development, manufacturing, product development, or any engineering role where understanding mechanical issues with insights is vital. You will also be prepared to undertake PhD study

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering Business Environment   
  • Advanced Solid Mechanics    
  • Advanced Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer     
  • Study Skills and Research Methods   
  • Individual Project  
  • Numerical Techniques in Engineering
  • Advanced CAE and FEA
  • Resource Efficient Design

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2:2 minimum) in a relevant subject.

    We are happy to consider equivalent qualifications from anywhere in the world.

  • If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.
International students must also have a valid ATAS certificate to study at DMU to enrol on the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7920 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU: Part-time fees will be £660 per 15 credits.

Funding

We are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study, which is why we offer the Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship. This gives DMU graduates a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, based on academic achievement and merit.

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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