Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Mechanical Engineering

This programme is designed to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing global market; the availability of well-designed products, processes and systems is the foundation of successful commercial enterprises. It is for both new graduates and engineering professionals who wish to develop advanced skills in engineering science, design and technology. It equips students with the technical and transferable skills sought after by industry or academic research.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in any engineering discipline, or HND with appropriate industrial experience; applicants with a lower 2nd Class Honours degree are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Course modules

Programme modules: experimental mechanics; simulation of advanced materials and processes; structural analysis; computer aided engineering; engineering design methods; sustainable development: the engineering context; the innovation process and project management; thermofluids; project. In addition to the taught modules, all students undertake an individual major project. Part-time students normally undertake a major project that is based on the needs of their employing company.

Assessment methods

Examinations in January and May with coursework throughout the programme; project assessed by written report, presentation and exhibition.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01509 222496