Mechanical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Are you a graduate from an engineering or related discipline looking to advance and broaden your knowledge, skills and abilities in mechanical engineering? An MSc from The University of Huddersfield can help you with that. Geared toward those with an engineering background, our advanced course is designed to satisfy the growing demand in the UK for qualified graduate mechanical engineers. The course’s wide range of modules will equip you with valuable industry knowledge and skills, including advanced analysis of static, dynamic and thermofluid systems, project and finance management and development of new products. The main aims of this course are to deepen your skills and knowledge and develop the management know-how for you to succeed as a manager within an engineering organisation. Why study Mechanical Engineering at Huddersfield? There is currently a shortfall of at least 20,000 UK-trained engineers every year*. Our Mechanical Engineering MSc will prepare you to fulfil the UK engineering industries’ need for professional engineers with high levels of specialised expertise and skills. A vibrant town surrounded by beautiful countryside, Huddersfield is a friendly and diverse place from which to study, offering lots of things to do between lectures. * Top 3 Reasons to Study Mechanical Engineering at Huddersfield 1. Knowledge – Learn from our team of professional engineers and technicians with experience in the mechanical engineering field. 2. Research – Our team will support your research interests, with very flexible routes to a PhD and laboratories professionally equipped for highly focused research projects. 3. Accreditation – This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). This means it goes towards helping you achieve Chartered Engineer status (CEng).


Our MSc in Mechanical Engineering offers a wide range of modules across each year of the course. These include: • Professional Development and Research Methods • Advanced Dynamic Analysis • New Product Development • Advanced CAD • Quality Systems and Measurement • Project and Finance Management.

Assessment method

In general, modules will follow a uniform pattern of delivery where learners will engage in a blend of delivery methods facilitating both individual and collaborative aspects of learning to achieve the specified learning outcomes. These include engaging with VLE materials supported by tutor-led two-way asynchronous discussion boards, weekly quizzes and assignments and face-to-face sessions. Where possible in face-to-face sessions, cohort scale groups will be used, offering the benefit of a full range of student input and engagement. Formal assessments are designed to measure your achievements in meeting the learning outcomes of individual modules. A variety of assessment strategies will be used depending on the type and nature of the module. These include reports on laboratory experiments, laboratory-based assignments and projects. These assessment strategies not only develop your core competencies, but also allow you to engage directly in a process that provides you with an academic and professional skill set upon which you can build your personal development planning and employability. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course. Feedback (either written and/or verbal) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback would be available on request after the formal publication of results. Feedback on final coursework is available on request after the publication of results Further information The teaching year normally starts in September with breaks at Christmas and Easter, finishing with a main examination/assessment period around May/June. Timetables are normally available one month before registration.

Professional bodies

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

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

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

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Systems or a closely related science subject area or an equivalent professional qualification. You are also encouraged to apply if you have other qualifications and/or experience and can demonstrate that you are equipped with knowledge and skills equivalent to Honours degree level.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7900* Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900* Year 1
Scotland £7900* Year 1
Wales £7900* Year 1
Channel Islands £7900* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7900* Year 1
EU £18700* Year 1
International £18700* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Mechanical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS