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Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 13 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Highly qualified engineers are much sought after in this important industry for the UK and worldwide. With high technical content, this Mechanical Engineering course offered by Staffordshire University will prepare you for the fast-developing area of engineering.
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Overview

You’ll gain skills in the major engineering functions allowing you to work in a senior technical or project management role within industry.   

Your final thesis can be chosen to suit your specific career aspirations. We can also connect you with local engineering companies. 

The modern workshop facilities include specialist mechanical and thermodynamic laboratory support, a design studio with over 70 workstations, manufacturing facilities including CNC machining, rapid prototyping systems and a fully equipped test laboratory. You’ll also have the opportunity to use a wide range of software tools for design and simulation. 

Careers

After completing the Mechanical Engineering MSc, you’ll be equipped to work in the following roles:

  • Mechanical Engineer 
  • Aerospace Engineer 
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Maintenance Engineer Nuclear
  • Engineer Design and Development Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Professional Engineer 
  • Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics 
  • Engineering Design & Manufacture 
  • Power & Propulsion Systems 
  • Low Carbon and Renewable Energy Systems 
  • Advanced Materials & Quality 
  • Structural Analysis 
  • Research Methods & Project Management 
  • MSc Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • The earlier you apply, the better.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 13 months
    • Duration description

      January start: 17 Months

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Normal requirements are at least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in a related engineering or technology discipline. 
  • If you don’t meet the above but have significant appropriate experience, your application will be considered if you satisfy the University that you can respond to the challenge of postgraduate work. 
  • If your first language is not English, you will need to demonstrate that you are fluent enough to cope with the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11772 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8136 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8820 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
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Part time: £2,940 per year of study

Living costs for Stoke-on-Trent

  • 550 - 850 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with us, you may be entitled to a discount off your course fee for any subsequent postgraduate taught course. 

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