Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Mechanical Engineering

Professionally-accredited, this Masters in Mechanical Engineering from LJMU will allow you to progress quickly as a postgraduate in this exciting industry. - Study at one the UK's leading Engineering Schools on a programme highly respected by employers - Follow a curriculum accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - Meet Chartered Engineer requirements - Benefit from close industry links - Look forward to excellent career opportunities in multiple roles Delivered by academics active in industrially-orientated research and scholarship, this industry-relevant programme enables you to develop skills and experience in solving realistic problems. The programme enables you to specialise in mechanical engineering at Masters level and gain Chartered Engineer status at the same time. During the programme you can choose to take optional modules in Solid Works and CAD to prepare you for the high level application of these analysis tools during the course.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree in an engineering discipline or an equivalent professional qualifications and experience Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Msc Project (60 credits) Research Skills (10 credits) Advanced Engineering Design (10 credits) Finite Element Analysis (10 credits) Computational Fluid Dynamics (10 credits) Alternative Energy Systems (10 credits) Advanced Materials Engineering (10 credits) Offshore Engineering (20 credits) Manufacturing Processes Engineering (10 credits) Automation Systems (10 credits) Operations Research (10 credits) Manufacturing Management (10 credits) Project Management (10 credits) Safety and Reliability (10 credits) Modelling and Simulation (10 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. You will be assessed via a combination of unseen written exams, assessed coursework in the form of case-study reports and coursework assignment submissions. Practical skills are assessed through case-study coursework reports, group and individual projects, research reports and oral/written exams.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Faculty of Engineering and Technology
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