Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Design and Manufacturing Engineering

The Design and Manufacturing Engineering MSc develops your knowledge and skills in mechanical engineering as well as materials and manufacturing engineering. You have the opportunity to undertake in-depth studies through your research projects. This one year course is intended for honours graduates (or an international equivalent) in mechanical or mechanical-related engineering, maths, physics or a related discipline, eg automotive, aeronautical or design. A two year MSc is also available for non-native speakers of English that includes a Preliminary Year. The taught part of the course consists of major engineering themes such as: sustainable energy management; manufacturing materials and processes; engineering design; computational methods; engineering software. Your project is chosen from an extensive range of subjects. Project work can range from fundamental studies in areas of basic engineering science to practical design, make and test investigations. Recent areas for project work include: design and manufacture; thermo-fluid dynamics; composite materials; bioengineering and biomaterials; microelectronic-mechanical systems; mathematical and computational engineering modelling. Some research may be undertaken in collaboration with industry.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Full-time including foundation year September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Secretary, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6163