M.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering

University of Bridgeport

24 months
510 USD/credit 7650 USD/year
510 USD/credit 7650 USD/year
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At the University of Bridgeport, the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree program prepares the student for a successful professional career through advanced study in design, development, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems for a wide range of industries, including transportation, automation, medical, energy generation, electronic, sports and aerospace.


The program in Mechanical Engineering, offered by the University of Bridgeport, combines core mechanical engineering courses with technical electives that enable the student to increase his/her knowledge and competence in essential skills for Mechanical Engineering while affording sufficient freedom to provide in-depth study in both traditional and contemporary curriculum tracks and explore emerging interdisciplinary areas.

The technical areas supported by the department include General Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering and Management, Mechanics and Materials, Thermal Fluid Systems and Sustainable Energy, Biomechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Automation, and Sports and Aeronautical Engineering.  The student is required to design an individualized program of study with the help and approval of his/her faculty advisor to meet his/her academic and career goals.

Customized study plans also allow receiving the Mechanical Engineering M.S. degree while pursuing another M.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Technology Management, and MBA.  Two degree students in these two programs should consult their respective advisors to work on their individualized plans.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate the ability to design or analyze a system, component or process to meet desired needs within realistic, contemporary constraints such as health and safety, ethics, performance, sustainability, and economics
  • develop specialized advanced skills in mechanical engineering fields including fluid mechanics, heat transfer, material science, dynamics, vibrations, numerical methods, design, and manufacturing
  • demonstrate the ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
  • demonstrate the ability to create, adapt, transfer and integrate existing and emerging technologies into new products, processes, and services
  • develop decision making, risk assessment and problem-solving skills considering both economic and other constraints
  • develop both technical and management oral presentation and written communication skills

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Vibrations
  • Advanced Dynamics
  • Finite Element Method

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related STEM field from an accredited university or recognized international institution
  • Recommended cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.90 or higher
  • Application and application fee (non-refundable)
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    7650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 510 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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