University of Portsmouth

MSc Mechanical Engineering

Rive your engineering career further with a Master's that works with your professional practice. You'll advance your understanding of core mechanical engineering disciplines, from structural integrity to control systems, and design your project around your career needs.

In this MSc Mechanical Engineering, you'll apply current professional methodologies, assess the requirements of mechanical engineering applications, and find the optimal materials and methods to deliver your projects.

You'll plan and produce a personal research project, supported by staff expertise, that ties into the job you have - or the job you want. Previous projects have investigated the structural integrity of aerodynamic elements, the performance of natural bulletproof materials, and the effects of complex structures on fluid dynamics. 

Entry Requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

  • ATAS Required.

Career Prospects

When you graduate, you'll be qualified to work as a mechanical engineer in fields including design, research and development, manufacturing or the Armed Forces. You could choose to work in a small business within the mechanical engineering sector, or start your own specialist company.

What can you do with a Mechanical Engineering degree?

Career opportunities include:

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Product design engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Application engineer
  • Product manufacture
  • Project management

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Course Details

Each module on this course is worth a certain number of credits.

You need to study modules worth a total of 180 credits. For example, 4 modules worth 30 credits and 1 module worth 60 credits.

Core

  • Advanced Materials
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Control Systems
  • Energy Systems
  • Individual Project
  • Structural Application of Finite Elements
  • Structural Integrity
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