Engineering (Research) Bristol, University of the West of England

Accredited by: University of the West of England, Bristol

The MSc by research ­ Engineering provides a flexible framework if you're an engineering graduate intending to specialise in a specific area of interest, such as aircraft design, robotics system development, vehicle performance or intelligent systems. You will study an engineering research topic in depth during your project dissertation, while working closely with academic experts in the related field and taking advantage of our world-class facilities.

  • Qualification

    Master of Research - MRes

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Frenchay Campus

  • Start date

    September 2017

  • Duration

    1 year

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Course details


Project dissertation; research investigation, planning and methods for change; research portfolio; research methods; computer vision and modern control; innovations in operations management; design of fluid systems; structural integrity in design; industrial applications of vision and automation; robotics mechanics, intelligence and programming; lean engineering and decision support tools for continuous improvement; electromechanical systems integration; concurrent engineering; flight test and airworthiness; aerospace manufacturing technology; aerodynamics c; aircraft structural design; aero-elasticity; aero-acoustics; embedded real time control systems; wireless and mobile communications; safety critical embedded systems; system design using hdls; advanced control and dynamics; wireless sensor networks.

Assessment method

You are usually assessed through a combination of examinations, coursework and the dissertation.

Entry requirements

We normally require an honours degree of 2.2 or above in Mechanical, Aerospace, Motorsport, Electronics, Robotics Engineering or a similar Engineering subject, or similar.

We can consider applicants who have a degree in a different subject, but who do have relevant professional experience and an in-depth understanding of degree-level engineering mathematics. In your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and mathematics knowledge.

We can also consider applicants who do not have a degree, but who do have significant experience in engineering with strong motivation and skills to succeed on the course. Such applications will be considered on a case by case basis, and in your application, you should describe in detail your professional experience and qualifications.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,000 Whole course
International £12,500 Whole course
England £7,000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7,000 Whole course
Scotland £7,000 Whole course
Wales £7,000 Whole course

Additional fee information

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

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