MSc Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Courses from Glasgow Caledonian University

About this program

mechanical engineeringThis MSc Mechanical Engineering (with Design or Manufacture) programme will, in addition to advancing the core knowledge base of the discipline in whatever option is studied, provide the necessary and continuing development of appropriate inter-personal skills and therefore enable effective management of resources and planning objectives.

The MSc in Mechanical Engineering has very strong industrial links through its industry advisory board. The school participates in many research activities within the area of mechanical engineering. This includes; advanced materials and manufacturing processes, finite element analysts, computer-aided design and manufacture and machine condition monitoring.

Modules of study in this Mechanical Engineering include:

  • Project Planning and Methodology,
  • Strategy and Innovation,
  • Advanced Computer-Aided Engineering,
  • Condition Monitoring
    • Applied Thermodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics,
    • Advanced Engineering Mechanics (Structures),
    • Advanced Engineering Mechanics (Dynamics)
    • Specialist Modules (Manufacture):
    • Maintenance Management,
    • Manufacturing Management,
    • Ethics,
    • Safety and Safety Management

There are opportunities for Mechanical Engineering graduates in the areas of mechanical design engineering, project engineering, manugacturing engineering or engineering sales.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the MSc Mechanical Engineering degree should meet the following requirements:

  • Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent in a mechanical engineering subject or an equivalent qualification from an overseas institution. For mature candidates, equivalence to an Honours degree may be demonstrated
  • Academic IELTS test with a score of at least 6.0 (no element less than 5.5) or TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 (213 for computer based test).

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Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good. We aim to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s For the Common...

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Glasgow Caledonian University

Cowcaddens Road
G4 0BA Glasgow
United Kingdom

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