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About

Many things rely on mechanical engineering – from mobile phones and biomedical devices, to aircraft and power plants. If you're ready to take your engineering studies further, our MSc Mechanical Engineering course at University of Portsmouth will give you the skills you need to advance your career.

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Overview

On this Mechanical Engineering course at University of Portsmouth , you'll develop an advanced understanding of core mechanical engineering disciplines, including design and critical evaluation of structural integrity, computational fluid dynamics, advanced materials, energy and control systems. You'll also pick up valuable transferable skills in creative thinking, critical analysis and team working.

You'll plan and produce a personal research project, and we'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice. Once you graduate, you'll have all the tools you need for a career as a mechanical engineer.

Career

When you graduate, you'll be qualified to work as a mechanical engineer in fields including design, research and development, manufacturing or the Armed Forces. You could choose to work in a small business within the mechanical engineering sector, or start your own specialist company.

Career opportunities include:

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Product design engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Application engineer
  • Product manufacture
  • Project management

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Accreditation

This course meets the UK Engineering Council's Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC), and is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). You'll also be on the path towards registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Materials
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Control Systems
  • Energy Systems
  • Individual Project
  • Structural Application of Finite Elements
  • Structural Integrity

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

  • Part time: £3,000  per year

International students 

  • Part time: £5,470 per year

Funding

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