Advanced Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

Advanced Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #147 (WUR) ,
The aim of our taught courses is to develop academic and professional excellence both for newly qualified and practising engineers who wish to extend their professional expertise in specialist areas.


  • Research in Engineering and Design is of world renown. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 88 per cent of our research outputs and 90 per cent of our research impact is categorised as world leading or internationally excellent.

  • The Department has strong links with industry, which are used to benefit both Masters-level and PhD research projects and enhance the employment opportunities for our graduates.

  • The Department has well-equipped research laboratories along with teaching laboratories dedicated to Masters-level courses.

  • Our research students benefit from direct supervision by research-active staff, along with training and professional development opportunities provided by the School of Engineering and Informatics and the University’s Doctoral School.

  • We have a vibrant international community within the Department, with students and faculty from all over the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

  • Advanced Thermofluids

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • Heat Transfer Applications

  • MSc Individual Project


  • Advanced Turbomachinery

  • Automotive Systems

  • Cybernetics and Neural Networks

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Gas Turbines and Turbocharging

  • Mechanical Dynamics

  • Strategic Management - Engineering module

  • Testing & Modelling for Automotive Power Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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Academic Requirements

  • Degree requirements You should normally have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.
  • Subject-specific requirements Your qualification should be in engineering (mechanical or automotive), mathematics, or physics. You can also apply for this course if your qualification is in a closely related discipline where you have studied mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.
  • English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - Standard level (6.5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component).

    Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      19200 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 19200 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • EU/EEA Applies to you

      9500 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Brighton

    • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
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