Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Engineering Design

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time, up to 8 years part-time

This programme enables students to work effectively in an engineering design role, whether that role concerns the design of products, processes or systems, at an overall or detail level. A balance of theory and practice is applied to the solving of real engineering design problems. All projects meet the product design requirements of one of our many co-operating companies.

MSc

Engineering Design

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time, up to 8 years part-time

This programme enables students to work effectively in an engineering design role, whether that role concerns the design of products, processes or systems, at an overall or detail level. A balance of theory and practice is applied to the solving of real engineering design problems. All projects meet the product design requirements of one of our many co-operating companies.

Programme information

Core study areas include structural analysis, engineering management and business studies, computer aided engineering, product design and human factors, engineering design methods, sustainable product design, the innovation process and project management, sustainable development: the engineering context and a project.

Entry requirements

Upper second class (2:1) honours degree in any engineering discipline, or HND with appropriate industrial experience.

Careers and further study

Engineering design related jobs in product, process and system design environments, providing project management and communication skills and direct technical input. Graduates may also study for an MPhil or PhD with the School.

Programme modules

Compulsory Modules
  • Structural Analysis
  • Engineering Management and Business Studies
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Product Design and Human Factors
  • Engineering Design Methods
  • Sustainable Product Design
  • The Innovation Process and Project Management
  • Sustainable Development: The Engineering Context
  • Project

Apply now

The best way to apply for admission to a taught or research programme is online. This helps us to process your application quickly.

Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references.

You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts and references, as soon as you make your online application – they can be submitted online.

A decision about your application cannot be made until we receive your supporting documents.

For more information on the application process, take a look at our how to apply section.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 3 (Laboratory-based) £6,600 £18,950

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.