University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

This course combines advanced taught modules with research experience; covering areas such as experimental stress analysis; tribology of machine elements; mechanical engineering of railways.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 in mechanical engineering or a related subject. Applicants with qualifications in other science/engineering subjects such as maths or physics, or relevant professional experience, are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: information management for researchers; research project; advanced experiments and modelling. Optional modules: reciprocating engines; aerodynamic design; experimental stress analysis; tribology of machine elements; mechanical engineering of railways; nuclear thermal hydraulics and heat transfer; structural vibration, analysis and practice; advanced finite element modelling; engineering composite materials; signal processing and instrumentation.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by exams, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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