University of Southampton

University of Southampton


This course is suitable for engineering, mathematics or physical science graduates who want to specialise in this multidisciplinary field of engineering. You will gain in-depth knowledge of how to apply key engineering principles through practical experimentation and computer simulations.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 or equivalent) in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject; those candidates with relevant employment experience will be considered if they do not meet the requirements; applications are assessed individually, and any candidates who do not match the standard profile but who have appropriate academic qualifications and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Introduction to advanced mechanical engineering science (AMES); control and instrumentation; advanced sensors and condition monitoring; advanced electrical systems; advanced control design. Core module: MSc research project. Optional modules: robotic systems; automotive propulsion; advanced computational methods 1; finite element analysis in solid mechanics; fuel cells and photovoltaic systems 1; fuel cells and photovoltaic systems 2; engineering design with management; numerical methods; 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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Key information

engineering and Environment
Telephone number: 
023 8059 4651