University of Huddersfield

Mechanical Engineering with Placement MSc

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6 month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students with limited experience to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree.

The engineering sector employs a significant proportion of the overall UK workforce. In 2016, just under one in five (18.9% – or 5.66 million) people in the UK workforce were working in an engineering organisation.*Society today places a huge range of demands on the engineering community, from the desire for ever more sophisticated consumer goods to the challenges imposed by the need for clean forms of power and transport. Faced with these demands, engineering industries in the UK are continually seeking professional engineers with high levels of expertise and skills.If you are a graduate from an engineering or closely related science discipline and you would like to extend your knowledge, skills and ability to an advanced level, this course can help you achieve this.By providing you with a greater depth of knowledge and skills in engineering science and expanding your technical skills into previously unfamiliar areas of mechanical engineering and related subjects this course can help you to broaden your skills and knowledge and develop the management know how for you to succeed as a manager within an engineering organisation.You will also have the opportunity to undertake a substantial project that will allow you to develop your own particular interests within the broad area of mechanical engineering.Students studying this course will also be provided with access to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) resources during their studies with us.


Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) in a Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Systems related subject or a closely related Science subject area or equivalent professional qualification
  • Applicants with other appropriate profession qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Course Details

Professional Development and Research Methods
Advanced Static Analysis
Advanced Dynamic Analysis
New Product Development
Individual Project
Professional Development and Practice
Advanced CAD
Quality Systems and Measurement
Advanced Thermofluids
Project and Finance Management

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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