|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least a Bachelor degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject
Candidate should have a minimum of 2:2 Honours Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent qualification.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations. Take originals along when you go to study.
IELTS : Score 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band. Or Cambridge English(CAE): Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.
Please note: TOEFL IBT test will not be accepted for September 2015 entry.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Two academic references (or if appropriate to the programme applied for, one could be from your employer).
This new, innovative programme offers graduates excellent career prospects in a broad field of mechanical engineering-related industries. It will also provide excellent preparation for those wishing to undertake a PhD. The MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering is a broad-based programme covering an important and industrially-relevant portfolio of mechanical engineering modules, such as Biofuels and Combustion, Manufacturing Processes, MEMS, and Automation and Robotics.
All the teaching is delivered by highly experienced and qualified members of academic staff who are at the cutting-edge of research in their respective fields. This programme will be attractive to graduates of mechanical engineering or related subjects.
With leading research into Advanced Mechanical Engineering, the University of Birmingham is the ideal location for bright graduates, looking for a solid and well-respected postgraduate qualification which will act as a springboard for a successful future.
120 credits of taught modules studied during October-April
60 credits of project-based module carried out during June-September
Assessment methods include a range of examinations, assignments and projects
The modules offered in the programme are delivered by members of our academic staff who are actively involved in various fields of research and consultancy in mechanical engineering including energy, engines, automotive engineering, micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), manufacturing and automation, biomedical engineering and computational geometry.
Research & Professional Skills
Synoptic Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Thermal Systems
Advanced Vehicle Engineering
Biofuels and Combustion
Micro and Nano Technologies
R&D in Manufacturing Processes
Examples of employers
Ministry of Defence
Royal Air Force
Examples of occupations
Engineering Officer Cadet
Further study – examples of courses
MSc Automotive Engineering
MSc Computer Science
MSc Environment and Sustainable Technologies
MSc Industrial Product Design
PhD Aerospace Engineering
PhD Biomedical Engineering
PhD Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering