This course will develop your knowledge and skills in mechanics, materials and manufacturing. You will immerse yourself in the subject via your research project.
About this course
This one year course is intended for honours graduates, or an international equivalent, in:
- mechanical or mechanical-related engineering
- a related discipline, eg automotive, aeronautical or design.
What you'll learn
The taught part of the course consists of major engineering themes such as:
- sustainable energy management
- manufacturing materials and processes
- engineering design
- computational methods
- engineering software.
You will complete a research project as part of the course. You can choose your project from an extensive range of subjects. Recent areas for project work include:
- design and manufacture
- thermo-fluid dynamics
- composite materials
- bioengineering and biomaterials
- microelectronic-mechanical systems
- mathematical and computational engineering modelling
Some research may be undertaken in collaboration with industry.
The course is delivered by the School of Engineering. The School has an established programme of research seminars. These are delivered by national and international guest speakers from academia and industry. They provide excellent insights into a wide variety of engineering research.
Effective communication is an important skill for the modern professional engineer. This course includes sessions to help develop your ability, through:
formal guidance sessions dedicated to good practice in report writing
oral/poster presentations of project work.