University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Propulsion and Engine Systems Engineering

This course is designed for engineering, mathematics or physical science graduates. It provides an opportunity to specialise in the design, monitoring and analysis of propulsion and engine systems. Students will learn to confidently analyse and design advanced electrical systems.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject; applicants with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Introduction to advanced mechanical engineering science (AMES); advanced electrical systems; aircraft propulsion; automotive propulsion. Core module: MSc research project. Optional modules: tribology engineering and engine tribology; advanced sensors and condition monitoring; applications of computational fluid dynamics (CFD); thermofluid engineering for low carbon energy; microstructural engineering for transport applications; failure of materials and components; spacecraft propulsion; environmental and transportation noise; fundamentals of acoustics; fuel cells and photovoltaic systems 1; transport economics; engineering design with management; microstructural and surface characterisation; advanced management.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

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Engineering and Environment
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