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MSc/PGDip/PGCert Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design

University of Salford

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

From the production of silicone chips to the development electric vehicles and jet aircraft, mechanical engineers connect us to a wide range of everyday activities. If you want to enhance your existing engineering qualifications, move into research, or use advanced engineering techniques, this highly practical and challenging postgraduate course will guide you.

Delivered through a modular programme, you'll blend theory with the latest methodology and practice. You'll review the design, development, commission and maintenance of engineering systems. You'll learn about the social, legal and environmental issues associated with senior engineering roles.

This course is relevant for graduates with a relevant engineering degree, or relevant professional experience, who want to develop their skills as mechanical engineers. Throughout the course, there is a strong management theme, so you understand the nuances of holding a senior engineering role.

The course provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a Chartered Engineer. This programme is designed to meet the requirement of the Engineering Councils Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP).

You will:

  • Develop advanced engineering knowledge for a career in research in industry or academia
  • Develop rapid prototyping skills using our MakerSpace facility
  • Learn about the application of computational methods and packages in mechanical engineering analysis design and manufacture to solve complex engineering problems
  • Gain specialist knowledge in mechatronics, robotics & automation, artificial intelligence and energy utilisation

EMPLOYMENT

A postgraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering Design will enhance your knowledge and skill, and boost your career prospects.

On completion, you'll have the skills suitable for careers in a wide range of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, energy generation and manufacturing. You could also choose to progress into computer aided product design and development, computer modelling and simulation, materials engineering industries and automation in manufacturing companies.

Students will also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,030per 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 Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 72 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 241
    128 57%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    19th

    12

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