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Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The Mechanical Engineering course at Kingston University is designed to provide you with the latest technological knowledge and industrial management skills, at an advanced level of study, in specific aspects of mechanical engineering that are in demand from industry.

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Key features

  • Teaching in many technical modules is backed up by appropriate hands-on experience and workshops, which can be transferred directly to your working environment.
  • Academic teaching is complemented by visits from industry experts. You will also have plenty of opportunities to attend relevant technical seminars, both within and outside the University.
  • You can tailor your course to enhance your career ambitions through your module choices, whilst the project dissertation gives you the opportunity to choose a field of study in which to establish yourself as a specialist.

What will you study?

The Mechanical Engineering course at Kingston University  is structured so that students have the opportunity to broaden and deepen their understanding of mechanical design engineering, modern materials application and advanced manufacturing technology. The programme is built on a comprehensive use of advanced computer-based mechanical engineering design analysis and problem solving using cutting-edge technologies such as finite elements analysis (FEA), computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and mechanism design analysis and control. The programme enables students to also gain the management and business skills necessary to take on leadership roles in major engineering projects.

The course is delivered with the support of external industrial speakers who bring their experience into the classroom so that students can learn how real problems can be solved using the techniques they have learned in the lectures. Throughout the course innovative teaching methods, with the aid of a virtual learning platform, will be used inside and outside the classroom to enhance the students learning experience.

Careers and recruitment advice

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Engineering Research Techniques, Entrepreneurship and Quality Management
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineering Applications
  • Advanced Stress Analysis and Materials
  • Engineering Individual Project
  • Advanced CAD/CAM Systems
  • Green Engineering and Energy Efficiency
  • Mechatronics Design and Automation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      2 years including professional placement
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in partial fulfilment of the academic requirements for chartered engineer status, and/or suitable industrial experience. Mechanical engineering, manufacturing, aerospace/aeronautical engineering, civil engineering must include modules such as stress analysis and/or structures. Degrees in material science and product design will be considered.
  • We will consider applicants not requiring Matching Section under SARTOR 3 but interested in advanced study at MSc level on an individual basis. Typically these applicants must have a relevant good honours level degree and/or industrial experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Home and European Union:

  • MSc part time £4400
Overseas (not EU):
  • MSc part time £7755

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 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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