12 months
14500 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Mechanical Engineering course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) prepares you to rapidly progress your career in an exciting, growing industry. Our course is aimed at both new graduates and industry professionals who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in a wide range of mechanical engineering subjects.

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At present there is a nationwide shortage of skilled Mechanical Engineers, which means that the skills you develop on this course will be in high demand.

This Mechanical Engineering course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is home to world-class facilities for computational mechanics, tribology, surface engineering and additive manufacturing.

Our programme topics include computational mechanics, thermodynamics, materials technology, computer aided design, and engineering simulation.

Future careers

Mechanical Engineering could lead to a career in a wide range of industry sectors including automotive, aerospace, energy and railway industries.  

You will have the opportunity to progress into a diverse range of careers in product design and development, computer modelling and simulation, materials engineering and manufacturing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • MSc Project (Engineering)
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Engineer in Society
  • Advanced Tribology
  • Advanced Engineering Systems
  • Research Methodology and project management
  • Work Placement (Engineering)
  • Advanced Computer Aided Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree in related subject such as Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering
  • Non-standard applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have relevant experience
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from Master- level studies
  • IELTS: 6.5 with no component lower than 6.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • £2000 for the sandwich year (UK)
  • Part time: £867 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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