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2022/23 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc (Eng) Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Programme code:MSE-ADVME-FTUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Ali Alazmani Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a related engineering discipline. Successful applicants will have previous studies covering advanced mathematics, fluid mechanics, strength of materials and dynamics.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

(a) School of Mechanical Engineering

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

(b) Via the Examination Procedures of the School of Mechanical Engineering

Programme specification:

The programme will:

1. Offer a broad range of advanced subjects across mechanical engineering. Particular emphasis is placed on the application of computational methods and packages in mechanical engineering analysis, design and manufacture.

2. Be individually tailored by the student to suit his/her particular needs and interests, by selecting modules from a wide range of options. It is aimed at graduate engineers who wish to pursue a career in industry using advanced engineering techniques.

3. Provide in depth knowledge in specific subject areas to those graduates who are considering a research career in either industry or academia.

Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules:

MECH5845MProfessional Project60 creditsSep to Aug
MECH5880MTeam Design Project15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Optional modules:

Students are required to select either 30 or 45 credits of Advanced Engineering Skills modules:

MECH5315MEngineering Computational Methods15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5465MExperimental Methods and Analysis15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5680MAdvanced Finite Element Analysis15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5770MComputational Fluid Dynamics Analysis15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Students are required to select a further 60 or 75 credits from the following optional modules:

CIVE5971MDesign Optimisation - MSc15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5320MEnergy Systems, Policy and Economics for Engineers15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MECH5390MTribology and Surface Engineering15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MECH5490MBiomaterials15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MECH5495MEngineering Psychology and Human Factors15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MECH5765MVehicle Systems Engineering15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MECH5900MSpacecraft Dynamics and Control15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Last updated: 29/04/2022 15:45:59


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