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MEng in Mechanical Engineering (Full Time)

University of Greenwich

Masters Degree , Mechanical Engineering

Course Description

You will study areas such as structural mechanics, electrical circuits, fluids and powder dynamics, and thermodynamics. The final year includes a master's-level engineering project that will develop your teamwork and leadership skills.

At the end of the course, you should be equipped for a career as a professional mechanical engineer in areas such as high-value manufacturing and the automotive and aerospace industries.

The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, indicating that this degree is ideal preparation for aspiring professional engineers.

  • This is an IET accredited course
  •  You'll study at the only university in Kent to offer a full range of engineering courses with the use of specialist labs
  •  Benefit from our strong links to local industry (e.g. Ford, Delphi, BAE Systems, Cummins Power Generation, Southern Water, South Eastern Trains).

You will study areas such as structural mechanics, electrical circuits, fluids and powder dynamics, and thermodynamics. The final year includes a master's-level engineering project that will develop your teamwork and leadership skills. At the end of the course, you should be equipped for a career as a professional mechanical engineer in areas such as high-value manufacturing and...

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Course Content

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Design and Materials (30 credits)
  • Engineering Professional Skills 1 (30 credits)
  • Practical and Experimental Skills (30 credits)
  • Engineering Mathematics 1 (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Electrical Circuits (15 credits)
  • Engineering Professional Skills 2 (15 credits)
  • Fluids and Powder Dynamics (15 credits)
  • Engineering Mathematics 2 (15 credits)
  • Thermodynamics (15 credits)
  • Materials 2 (15 credits)
  • Mechanics and Design of Machines (15 credits)
  • Mechanics and Dynamics of Engineering Systems (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Individual Project (30 credits)
  • Numerical Methods in Mechanical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Engineering Professional Skills 3 (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

  • Control and Mechatronics (15 credits)
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics (15 credits)
  • Thermal Power Plant and Heat Transfer (15 credits)
  • Materials Under Stress (15 credits)
  • Engineering System Dynamics (15 credits)

Year 4

Option Set 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Group Industrial Project (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

  • Advanced Thermo-fluids Applications (15 credits)
  • Biomedical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Modern Materials (15 credits)
  • Finite Element Applications (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Impact Engineering (15 credits)
  • Advanced Engineering Dynamics (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Strategy & Management (15 credits)
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (15 credits)
  • Advanced Principles in Lean Manufacturing (15 credits)
  • Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (15 credits)

Option Set 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory modules.

  • Group Industrial Project (30 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Advanced Thermo-fluids Applications (15 credits)
  • Biomedical Engineering (15 credits)
  • Modern Materials (15 credits)
  • Finite Element Applications (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Impact Engineering (15 credits)
  • Advanced Engineering Dynamics (15 credits)

Students are also required to choose 45 credits from this list of options.

  • Strategy & Management (15 credits)
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (15 credits)
  • Advanced Principles in Lean Manufacturing (15 credits)
  • Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing (15 credits)

Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Design and Materials (30 credits) Engineering Professional Skills 1 (30 credits) Practical and Experimental Skills (30 credits) Engineering Mathematics 1 (30 credits) Year...

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Entry Requirements

Typical offer: 128 Points

Qualifications: three A-levels / Extended Diploma / combination of A-level and Diploma / A-levels and Extended Certificate

Subjects:

  • A-level: 32 Points from mathematics, a physical science or a numerate subject. General Studies/Level 3 Key Skills not accepted.
  • BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Engineering (required: Calculus to Solve Engineering Problems (Unit 7) and Further Engineering Mathematics (Unit 8), both at Merit) or related subject.
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Engineering and 32 Points from A-level mathematics if Units 7 and/or 8 are not included.
  • A-level and BTEC National: Diploma/Extended Certificate in Applied Science and 32 Points from A-level mathematics.
  • Plus GCSEs in English language, mathematics, and one science subject at grade C / 4 or above. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in mathematics and English.

Typical offer: 128 Points Qualifications: three A-levels / Extended Diploma / combination of A-level and Diploma / A-levels and Extended Certificate Subjects: A-level: 32 Points from mathematics, a physical science or a numerate subject. General Studies/Level 3 Key Skills not accepted. BTEC National: Extended Diploma in Engineering...

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Assessment Methods

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include ‘practice’ assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.