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MSc Mechanical Engineering Design

University of Manchester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course description

The MSc in Mechanical Engineering Design equips students to both design complex systems and to evaluate their design's performance using technical engineering skills. Students will learn about the design process including specification development, concept design, detail design and prototype production.

This MSc is unique as it also teaches the technical evaluation skills based on theory, experimentation and computer modelling to determine the feasibility and performance of new products or to assess the performance of existing equipment. This is a technical engineering course based around solid mechanics principles which integrates advanced engineering techniques with hands-on-learning to provide a complementary blend of skills desired by employers. The Department is a vibrant environment to study, we have 200 years of expertise in teaching engineering, high calibre facilities, strong links with industry and a vision to provide a modern world-class education.

Teaching and learning

The Mechanical Engineering Design MSc is a full time course which is studied over 12 months and there is one start date each year in September. You will develop advanced technical skills in Mechanical Engineering Design that will enable you to pursue a career in both general and specialised engineering industries or develop an in depth knowledge for a career in research in industry or academia.

Career opportunities

The Mechanical Engineering Design MSc has a strong focus on employability to support you to take control of your future and give yourself the best chance of securing your ideal job after graduation. For example there are regular industrial guest lectures and optional short courses delivered by companies such as National Instruments and Maxon Motors.

Each year Manchester careers fairs, workshops and presentations attract more than 600 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors illustrating how Top employers target Manchester graduates.

After graduating with a Mechanical Engineering Design MSc you will be in a strong position to seek employment with companies such as: BP, Rolls Royce, GE Aviation, Airbus, Siemens, Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley Motors, Nissan Motor Company, Bombardier Transportation, DePuy International, GE Healthcare, E-ON, EDF, Sellafield, Apple.

Tuition fees

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£ 26,000per 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 Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 72

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    170 76%

    12th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    59th

    21

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