M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

University of Bolton

12 months
12950 GBP/year
7020 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Mechanical Engineering (MSc) offered by the University of Bolton aims to meet industry’s need for professional engineers with postgraduate knowledge and skills. It’s an ideal choice if you’re an ambitious graduate seeking to achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status to advance your career.


Mechanical Engineering (MSc) offered by the University of Bolton focuses on preparing you for the industry. It’s designed to take you from your bachelor’s degree to a role in the mechanical engineering industry. 

By working with industry players and local engineering companies to write the programme, we’re ensuring that the core ethos, skills and projects are industry-centred, realistic and designed to maximise your employability. You’ll explore topics from both the theoretical and practical perspectives, gaining hands-on experience in our integrated state-of-art testing lab. You’ll also have opportunities to learn and improve your design, simulation and modelling skills using widely applied commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA) software. 

Additionally, the course is designed to address all the competencies set out by the Engineering Council and UK-SPEC and to support you to achieve Chartered Engineering (CEng) status. So, if you’re an ambitious mechanical engineering graduate seeking to develop advanced material, manufacturing and energy system knowledge while boosting your understanding of core engineering principles and developing the skills to analyse and solve complex engineering problems, this postgraduate degree should prove an excellent investment in your future.

Students at Mechanical Engineering (MSc) offered by the University of Bolton will:

  • benefit from the support of the dedicated staff team who possess a wide range of professional experience, industry knowledge, technical expertise and academic credentials.
  •  benefit from a wider range of knowledge and experience that supports cross-disciplinary thinking, by studying alongside students and professionals from other engineering specialisms or alternative industrial sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Engineering Modelling and Analysis
  • Smart Engineering Systems
  • Product Innovation and New Technologies
  • Individual Major Project
  • Advanced Thermal Power and Energy Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, you should have at least a lower second class honours degree (2.2) in an engineering-related subject; for instance, a BSc (Hons) or BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Your application will also be considered if you have alternative equivalent qualifications with extensive relevant work experience.
  • We'll consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7020 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7020 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Bolton

660 - 1140 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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