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Computational Engineering Design (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) (MSc)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Learn how to design using simulation software on this MSc Computational Engineering Design course. Effective modelling is vital to the automotive, aerospace and bioengineering sectors.

Our master's degrees in advanced mechanical engineering science combine the traditional aspects of mechanical engineering with interdisciplinary subjects so you can specialise in a career you want. Our international centre for research and teaching is recognised across the world.

This UK master’s degree explores the latest techniques, methods and simulation software used in computational engineering and design. We'll teach you how design ideas are created, tested and how to work with industry.

Computational modelling is important to industries such as:

  • automotive
  • aerospace
  • bioengineering

On this master of science in computational engineering, you’ll learn to use simulation software tools to see how designs will work in practice. We’ll teach you to use advanced numerical methods and to apply design search and optimisation principles to solve problems.

You’ll learn from academics at the forefront of their fields, they teach the latest in technology advancements. Studying at Southampton gives you access to a global network of companies, shared facilities and specialist expertise to enhance your learning.

This master's programme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as meeting the academic requirement for Further Learning, for Chartered Engineer registration. Candidates must hold a BEng/BSc undergraduate first degree that is accredited for Chartered Engineer (CEng) registration to comply with full CEng registration requirements.

Careers

This master’s course will prepare you for further research in computational engineering design or to work in a range of application sectors. These sectors have a reputation for offering good starting salaries and excellent career progression opportunities.

In the UK, our graduates work across different organisations and application areas, including in the following sectors:

  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • power generation
  • biomedical
  • finance

In addition to engineering careers, many of our graduates go into other employment such as finance and consultancy, where the numeracy and excellent communication skills developed on the programme are highly valued.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

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