Mechanical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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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

You will be taught via lectures, tutorials and laboratory practical sessions and demonstrations held in one of our well-equipped laboratories. Project work is frequently carried out using the same equipment and test rigs used for advanced research at the university. Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to get feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments, so you will feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it. A variety of additional assessment strategies to test your ability to apply knowledge and skills is used. Whenever possible, you will be given individual feedback (written and/or verbal) on your progress and your completed coursework prior to formal assessment.

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

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 will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7900 Year 1
England £7900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900 Year 1
Scotland £7900 Year 1
Wales £7900 Year 1
Channel Islands £7900 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Additional fee information

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 (mailto:[email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Mechanical Engineering at University of Huddersfield - UCAS