Swansea University

Swansea University

Mechanical Engineering

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This stimulating and rewarding programme is designed for candidates who have already completed an undergraduate degree and who want to further their knowledge before entering employment. It will equip students with the ability to make informed judgements on the most appropriate way to solve a range of mechanical engineering problems, providing graduates with excellent career prospects. The course covers the development of mechanical engineering tools, methods and techniques for problem solving, the ability to formulate an adequate representation of sets of experimental data, the use of these tools and techniques for real world applications. The research project is of high industrial relevance. This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Course modules

Modules include: composite materials; strategic project planning; simulation based product design; advanced solid mechanics; advanced thermos fluid mechanics; additive manufacturing; entrepreneurship for engineers; polymer processing; systems monitoring, control, reliability, survivability, integrity and maintenance; process metallurgy and optimisation; optimisation; power generation systems.

Assessment methods

The award of the MSc is based on satisfactory performance in examinations, continuous assessment and research dissertation. The examinations are taken in January and May/June and, if passed satisfactorily, students move on to the full-time research project during the summer. The research dissertation is submitted in September and is examined externally.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bay Campus, Swansea SA1 8EN Wales

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