University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

The course introduces and develops methodologies and techniques relevant to current and future strategies for the design of mechanical systems and components. Particular attention is given to the development of investigative, modelling and computational strategies. The course covers fluid dynamics, solid structures, advanced and conventional materials and control systems.

Entry requirements

A 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: MATLAB and CAD; individual project. Plus options chosen from: advanced fluid dynamics; advanced solid mechanics; understanding surfaces in engineering; modelling and classification of data; robust control; computational fluid dynamics; aerospace materials; advanced computational methods in materials modelling and engineering design; design of discrete systems; real-time digital signal processing; non-linear control; dynamics of mechanical systems.

Assessment methods

Performance in modules is assessed by means of open and closed examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All MSc students are required to produce a dissertation including the results obtained in the individual project module.

Sponsorship information

Privately funded scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,465 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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