University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Engineering (Mechanical)

This course will enable you to undertake an advanced treatment of core mechanical engineering disciplines, numerical modelling and simulation of engineering systems using finite element analysis. Overall we aim to provide you with an appreciation of the national and international environment in which you are likely to work. On this course you can: use simulation and modelling application software for virtual design and manufacturing; utilise our strong links with companies and investigate real industrial problems to enhance your understanding of the profession; tie in the topic of your individual project with one of our research groups and benefit from the expertise of our actively researching academics.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a Master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Technology
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2555