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Propulsion and Engine Systems Engineering (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science)

University of Southampton

12 months
Duration
24400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Propulsion and Engine Systems Engineering (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) MSc course offered by the University of Southampton explores the performance and reliability of rocket motors, jet engines and compressors. This degree combines the traditional aspects of mechanical engineering with interdisciplinary subjects so you can specialise in a career you want.

Overview

Course Details

The Propulsion and Engine Systems Engineering (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) MSc course offered by the University of Southampton explores the design, monitoring and analysis of propulsion and engine systems. 

You’ll learn to analyse and design advanced electrical systems, and study subjects like gas turbines, internal combustion and, electrical and hybrid engines. You’ll have the opportunity to study optional modules in areas you want to learn more about, including: 

  • condition monitoring 
  • engine tribology 
  • noise control 
  • environmental aspects 
  • batteries 
  • fuel cells 
  • spacecraft propulsion
As part of this UK master’s in propulsion engineering you’ll complete a research project, you can choose to base yours on a range of topics such as engine materials, combustion modelling and electrical motors. 

You’ll learn from academics who are leading  their fields and teaching the latest in technological advancements. Studying at Southampton gives you access to a global network of companies, shared facilities and specialist expertise to enhance your learning.

Career Opportunities

This master’s course will prepare you for a career in propulsion and engine systems engineering in a range of application sectors. These sectors usually have a reputation of offering good starting salaries and excellent career progression opportunities.  

In the UK, our graduates work across different organisations and application areas, including in the following sectors: 

  • aerospace  
  • automotive 
  • power generation 
  • biomedical  
  • finance  

In addition to engineering careers, many of our graduates go into other employment such as finance and consultancy, where the numeracy and excellent communication skills developed on the programme are highly valued.  

You'll graduate with excellent analytical skills as well as significant project management and leadership skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Electrical Systems
  • Aircraft Propulsion
  • Automotive Propulsion
  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science (AMES)
  • Advanced Sensors and Condition Monitoring
  • Applications of CFD
  • Engineering Design with Management
  • Failure of Materials and Components
  • Acoustics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in one of the following subjects: 

  • engineering 
  • maths 
  • physical sciences 
  • a engineering related subject 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £24,400.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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