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Course summary

Mechanical engineers are currently in demand in all types of industry. This 18-month MSc course has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical topics. You’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities, with practical experience provided by the industrial placement. You'll complete an industrial placement in the period from June to August, after you have completed the taught part of your degree, but before your final project. The Department will support you in making applications for industry internships. Please note that it's your responsibility to secure a work placement.


Optional Classes: Pressurised Systems, Aerodynamic Performance, Aerodynamic Propulsion Systems, Spaceflight Mechanics, Spaceflight Systems, Machinery Diagnosis and Condition Monitoring, Engineering Composites, Industrial Metallurgy, Materials for High Temperature Applications, Gas and Steam Turbines, Boiler Thermal Hydraulics, Energy Resources and Policy, Electrical Power Systems, Energy Modelling and Monitoring. Generic Modules: Design Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Sustainability, Financial Engineering, Environmental Impact Assessment. Compulsory Modules: Industrial Placement, Individual Project

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

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How to apply

International applicants

This course has a subject classification which requires students whose nationality is outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to have an ATAS certificate, irrespective of country of residence at the point of application.

Further information can be found on the UK Government's website:

Entry requirements

Normally a first or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in engineering or physical sciences, or equivalent professional qualification.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £11563 Year 1
England £11563 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11563 Year 1
Wales £11563 Year 1
International £28813 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Sponsorship information

Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Placement at University of Strathclyde - UCAS