Mechanical Engineering

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Master Online
12 months
22500 USD/year
22500 USD/year
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Mechanical Engineering in collaboration with Purdue University - PurdueX. The Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering will allow you to gain a world-class professional degree from Purdue University entirely online with support from Purdue’s faculty. 


Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering is currently ranked #9 and its online graduate program is ranked #1 in the country by US News and World Report.

The Mechanical Engineering offered by edX in collaboration with Purdue University - PurdueX is designed for experienced professionals and for those beginning their careers. You will be able to balance your full-time job with your studies. Create your own schedule to complete this 30 credit fully online masters degree in as few as 12 months or up to 4 years.

The program enables the students to choose classes from a wide variety of topics in Mechanical Engineering, including:

  • Acoustics
  • Bioengineering
  • Combustion
  • Computational Engineering
  • Design
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • HVAC & Refrigeration
  • Manufacturing & Materials
  • Mechanics & Vibration
  • Nanotechnology
  • Robotics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Systems, Measurement & Controls

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Applied Math Courses 
  • Mechanical Engineering courses
  • Technical electives (Engineering, Mathematics, or Science courses)

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




30 alternative credits



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.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.00
  • Transcripts from all universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Professional Resume
  • 3 Letters of Professional Recommendation
  • TOEFL: Required for International Students Only

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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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