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About

The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering (Distance Learning) at The University of Strathclyde has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical topics, together with generic skills that will allow them to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities.

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Overview

The distance learning courses allow you to complete a MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering (Distance Learning) at The University of Strathclyde online, without studying at our Glasgow campus. This means you can study for a postgraduate degree while balancing your existing work and family commitments. This option is suitable for students located anywhere in the world.

Modules are taught using online material (e.g. by video, podcasts, webinars and presentation), meaning you can study at a time that suits you.

You’ll have full access to all class materials and will be able to chat with your class tutors and fellow students via email, online forums and live webchats. We also have dedicated staff who can answer any questions you have, supporting you through your studies.

Individual project

MSc students take on an individual project which allows study of a selected topic in-depth. This may be an industry-themed project or one aligned to engineering research at Strathclyde.

What you’ll study

Students select from a combination of specialist and generic modules. The specialist modules focus on different technical aspects allowing tailored learning to suit individual needs. The generic modules provide other skills which are considered necessary for professional engineers.

A list of optional classes available as distance learning can be found in the 'course content' tab.

To qualify for the MSc, students undertake an individual project which allows study of a selected topic in depth, normally industry-themed or aligned to engineering research at Strathclyde.

Career

We work closely with the University's Careers Service. They offer advice and guidance on career planning and looking for and applying for jobs. In addition, they administer and publicise graduate and work experience opportunities.

Whether you're planning to progress your career into engineering management, redevelop yourself as an engineer or move into a new industry – a masters degree will expand your career opportunities.

High-calibre mechanical engineers are in demand throughout the world. This course is designed to meet industrial demand for qualified staff in the area of mechanical engineering. It's particularly suitable for graduate engineers in the following sectors:

  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • biomedical
  • construction
  • manufacturing
  • power
  • railway

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pressurised Systems
  • Materials for High Temperature Applications
  • Applied Metallurgy
  • Project Management
  • Structural Integrity
  • Boiler Thermal Hydraulics
  • Nuclear Power Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first-class or second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in physical sciences or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Lower degree classifications might be considered if there is strength elsewhere (for example, relevant work experience, excellent final project/dissertation, very strong academic letter of reference, very strong application statement linking with career goals).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4200 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4200 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4200 GBP per module during 36 months.
  • £4,200 (per 60 credits)

Funding

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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