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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Treforest Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, FEB-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

There is strong demand for high-quality engineers with a postgraduate qualification in mechanical engineering and a good range of skills. This MSc Mechanical Engineering has been designed to help you achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status and will develop the technical and non-technical skills needed to succeed in this industry.

The range of modules will enhance the depth of your knowledge, while developing the skills to manage people and projects. You will use state-of-the-art engineering analysis software, and employ appropriate analytical and computer-based techniques. Additionally, you will gain an awareness of wider issues such as environmental management and safety.

Your dissertation will allow you to research a specific topic, based on real issues that organisations face. Staffs are active in research and/or consultancy, which brings relevant case studies and context to the subjects you, will study.

We intend to deliver our courses in a blended format; with a proportion of the teaching and learning being delivered digitally, and where it is safe to do so, some teaching and learning being delivered in person and using social distancing and/or mitigating measures as deemed appropriate in line with government guidance.

Assessment

The Mechanical Engineering Masters is continually assessed by coursework or a mixture of coursework and exams. The dissertation has three assessment elements: a thesis, a poster presentation and an oral examination (viva voce).

Careers

Mechanical engineers work in areas as diverse as design, research and development, environmental engineering, numerical analysis, computer modelling, use of materials, and control systems. In such a competitive industry, having a postgraduate qualification in mechanical engineering will improve your career prospects and mechanical engineering graduates are likely to progress to occupy senior positions in the engineering industry and related sectors.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 74 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    105 46%

    61st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    57th

    45
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    48th

    23

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