The School already teaches a broad range of modules at the Masters level through its MEng degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and Product Design. The aim of this MSc programme is therefore to provide a broad technical education to:
A 2.2 Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent recognised qualification.
Applicants who are non-EEA nationals must satisfy the UK Border Agency (UKBA) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes, by providing evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
*Taken within the last 2 yrs.
Please see http://go.qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs for more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals.
1 year full-time or 2-3 years part-time
Morning and afternoon.
Normally Tuesdays and Thursdays
The programme will consist of 120 CATS points of core and optional taught programmes from the list below plus a dissertation of 60 CATS points. The main programme subjects are:
Advanced Aerodynamics (10 CATS)
Advanced IC Engines (20 CATS)
Aircraft Structures and Optimisation (10 CATS)
Compressible Flow and Fluid Machines (10 CATS)
Computational Fluid Dynamics (10 CATS)
Design and Simulation Integration (10 CATS)
Design for Manufacture (10 CATS)
Engineering Innovation and the Legal Framework (20 CATS)
Finite Element Analysis (10 CATS)
Fracture Mechanics (10 CATS)
Operations Management in the New Economy (10 CATS)
Project and Dissertation (60 CATS)
Quality Systems (10 CATS)
Research Methods for Managers (10 CATS)
Written examinations and/or continuous assessment in each taught module. Written thesis for assessment of final MSc project.
This postgraduate programme offers a broad range of advanced subjects in mechanical engineering, including modules in management. The programme is designed to be individually tailored by the student to suit their particular needs and interests, by selecting modules from a wide range of options. It is aimed at graduate engineers who wish to pursue a high-level career in industry exploiting advanced engineering techniques. The programme also aims to provide in-depth knowledge in specific subject areas to those graduates who are considering a career in research, either in industry or academia.
content last updated 11.01.13