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Mechanical Engineering (Thesis option)

24 months
768 EUR/credit 11520 EUR/year
768 EUR/credit 11520 EUR/year
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This Mechanical Engineering (Thesis option) program from Abu Dhabi University is designed to hone your skills and knowledge of this highly complex, varied and multidisciplinary engineering field.   


In the Mechanical Engineering (Thesis option) program from Abu Dhabi University, you will learn to apply your scientific knowledge to solve problems and design machines, and to study advanced topics in mechanical engineering covering engineering science, design and technology. Building upon this broad base, you can elect to study specialized areas including computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and heat transfer (HT), mechanical design optimization, aerospace, fatigue and fracture design, online condition-based monitoring of rotating equipment and microelectromechanical systems.   

A blend of academic study and development of practical and professional skills provided by the program is ideal preparation for the future challenges of working in a multidisciplinary engineering environment. You will be equipped with knowledge and skills to enable you to tackle today’s complex problems in engineering’s oldest discipline.

Career opportunities

As a mechanical engineer professional, you can work in design, development, research, consultancy, manufacturing or marketing in a broad range of industries, combining your technical and managerial experience to be a leader in the field.

The acquisition of a master’s degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in your chosen field. You may use it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of professional training.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Mechatronics
  • Computer Aided Analysis of Multi-Body systems
  • Design of Robotics Manipulators
  • Production Systems Operations 
  • Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
  • Transport Phenomena in Porous Media 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in a directly related discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 on a 4.00-point scale, from an accredited university recognized by the UAE’s Ministry of Education- Higher Education Affairs.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11520 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11520 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 EUR per credit during 24 months.
  • 2835 AED

Living costs for Abu Dhabi

5000 - 8600 AED /month
Living costs

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


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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