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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, computation 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.

What you will experience?

On this course you'll:
  • Get hands-on laboratory experience using our experimental and computational facilities dedicated to mechanical engineering, including advanced simulation and modelling software
  • Study structural integrity, control systems, advanced materials, energy systems, structural application of finite elements and computational fluid dynamics
  • Benefit from our links with industry partners in the UK and abroad, and have the opportunity to investigate real-life industrial problems
  • Tie-in your individual project with one of our research groups, and benefit from the expertise of our experienced research staff.
  • Research topics including aerospace materials, design engineering, polymers and composites, and energy engineering

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

Accreditation

This course has been accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      1 year full-time (September intake), 3 years part-time (September intake), 16 months full-time (January intake)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

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Academic 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

    15100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

  • Part time: £2,570

International students 

  • Part time: £5,030

Living costs for Portsmouth

  • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
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