Engineering Materials (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) at University of Southampton - UCAS

University of Southampton

Degree level: Postgraduate

Engineering Materials (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) (Taught)

Course summary

Our master's degrees in advanced mechanical engineering science combine the traditional aspects of mechanical engineering with interdisciplinary subjects so you can specialise in a career you want. You'll be exposed to modern issues in advanced mechanical engineering science and explore material properties and how they are transforming the aviation, aerospace and manufacturing industries. On this master's programme you’ll learn about microstructural and surface characterisation and investigate the performance of structural materials in application. This course is ideal if you are an engineering, mathematics or physical science graduate who wants to be challenged academically.


Compulsory modules include: Introduction to Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science; Surface Engineering; Failure of Materials and Components; Microstructural and Surface Characterisation; Materials for Transport Applications; Surface Engineering; MSc Research Project Optional modules include: Manufacturing and Materials; Biomaterials; Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics; Composites Engineering Design and Mechanics; Aircraft Structural Design; Advanced Electrical Systems; Aircraft Propulsion; Advanced Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries; Principles of Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries. For a full list of modules visit the website.

Assessment method

Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation

Professional bodies

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

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institution of

How to apply

International applicants

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

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

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject.

Fees and funding

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Engineering Materials (Advanced Mechanical Engineering Science) at University of Southampton - UCAS