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Course summary

The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is informed by Coventry University’s commercial and academic research in areas such as durability and reliability, light weighting, renewable energy technologies of wind and hydro power, advanced simulation and future concepts.

  • Our collaborative links with industry facilitate a programme of guest speakers (subject to availability) who will share the latest technological advances, issues and trends, as well as provide opportunities to engage with companies on ‘live’ collaborative projects2.
  • Coventry University offers modern facilities4 in our £50 million Engineering and Computing Building. Facilities include a Mercedes AMG Petronas wind tunnel, composites lab, metrology lab, shaker rig, flow lab, engine test cell, automotive workshop, fatigue and tensile testing (Instron), a full-size Harrier Jet, three further simulators, civil engineering specialist testing equipment, a range of Computerised Numeric Control (CNC) machinery and a laser workshop amongst others.
  • You will have the option to apply for a ‘work placement’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See modules for more information.at you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.
Why you should study this course Coventry University has a long and prestigious automotive, transport and engineering heritage. Our graduates are employed by automotive vehicle and system manufacturers and design professionals all over the world.
  • This programme is aimed at both new graduates and experienced engineering professionals who wish to develop advanced skills in thermofluids, metrology, design and technology and engineering simulation and analysis.
  • The university’s facilities provide access to a wide range of industry standard commercial engineering software used for computer aided design, finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics. You may have the opportunity to model and analyse engineering systems using stress analysis, heat transfer, dynamics and fluid mechanics.
  • Our current strong links with local industry, which include Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, UNIPART, SAIC, Prodrive, Airbus, Tata, GKN, Ricardo and MIRA, may provide opportunities for industry engagement working on actual projects (subject to availability) which may provide the opportunity to put into practice what you learn, through solving real-life problems.

Assessment method

Assessment is achieved through coursework assignments. The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes.


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: www.gov.uk/academic-technology-approval-scheme

Entry requirements

An honour’s degree (with a minimum of a second-class honour's) in a mechanical or automotive related subject or have an equivalent professional background. Each application will be considered on its merits and the final decision will be made by the course director. We recognise a breadth of qualifications; speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2024/25 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Advanced Mechanical Engineering at Coventry University - UCAS