About Fees Entry Prospects Apply now Faculty of Science and Engineering MSc in Mechanical Engineering Postgraduate - Taught MSc Open for admission in 2021/22 Start in September Full time MSc 1 year About the course The University of Hull is situated in an area with a vibrant and growing industry, hosting major players in the aerospace, chemical, engineering design, pharmaceutical, transport, marine and energy industries. This makes the city the ideal location to study mechanical engineering - the largest engineering discipline which offers career progression into most industry sectors. Our Mechanical Engineering MSc has employability at its heart and gives you the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge, comprehension and understanding of theoretical and practical applications of mechanical engineering, including a critical awareness of current issues and developments. A strong emphasis is placed on the practical application of knowledge. The University has strong, direct links with industry, providing you with opportunities to work on real-world engineering projects and enhance your career prospects. This programme has been developed to provide a top-up for graduates who have completed a BEng in Mechanical Engineering or a related subject. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), this programme meets, in part, the academic requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Accredited MSc graduates who also have an accredited BEng (Hons) will be able to show they have satisfied the educational base for CEng registration. What you'll study Core module All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time. Individual Project This module gives you the opportunity to carry out an individual design or research and development project. It is an opportunity to gain a wider perspective of society and sustainability, while exploring project management techniques and presentation of progress, milestones and results through a variety of media. Compulsory modules All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time. Statistical Methods and Reliability Engineering Explore the methods used in statistical process control (variables and attributes), followed by the statistically-based methods used in reliability engineering. Project Management and Research Skills This module introduces you to a structured approach to planning/bidding, managing and controlling a project. You'll explore current practices, topics and methodologies relevant to contract and project management. You'll develop research skills for designing, planning and conducting an academic or industry-based engineering project. Sustainable Engineering Systems Through an individual case study, you’ll focus on a specific engineered system or technological opportunity. Optional modules All modules are subject to availability and this list may change at any time. Engineering for Quality and Six Sigma Investigate the role of engineering quality and the philosophies implemented by industry. You'll focus on understanding and applying tools and techniques to ensure total quality. Advanced Materials and Processing Learn to understand the atomic, nanometre and micrometre scale structures of metals, ceramics, polymers and other advanced materials. Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Get hands-on experience with a major commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics package and demonstrate your skills for a practical engineering application. Offshore Wind Energy You'll be introduced to the offshore wind industry across a range of disciplines. You'll explore the trade-offs between different pressures and requirements within current industry practice. Apply now Come to an open day Grab a prospectus Where you'll study The location below may not be the exact location of all modules on your timetable. The buildings you'll be taught in can vary each year and depend on the modules you study. Hull Campus Click to view directions on Google Maps Get in touch Admissions +44 (0)1482 466850 International Enquiries Related courses MSc Biomedical Engineering course MSc Engineering Management online course MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering Course MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering course MSc Energy Engineering course Engineering postgraduate research degrees Our teaching staff Dr Catherine Dobson Professor Jiawei Mi Dr Kevin Fancey Dr Peter Watson Xudong Zhao “I have grown more confident in my ability to undertake quality research because of the training I received at Hull. I feel a sense of accomplishment having finished my MSc, and I look forward to my PhD.” Samson Shittu, MSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Fees and funding Home: £9,000 UK students can take out a Master’s Loan to help with tuition fees and living costs. For 2020 entry, they provide up to £11,222 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas, increasing to £11,570 for entry in the 2021/22 academic year. Find out more about Postgraduate Loans. EU/International: £9,000 International applicants may need to pay a tuition fee deposit before the start of the course. Visit our tuition fee deposit page for more information. Graduate PGT Scholarship The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a £1,000 scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees. Find out if you’re eligible by visiting the University of Hull Graduate PGT Scholarship page. International Scholarships and Bursaries For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries page. We also offer an International Studentship Scheme Discount of up to £3,500. UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries The University offers a range of scholarships to help you with your studies. For more information, please visit the UK and EU Scholarships and Bursaries page. The city has a vibrant and growing industry, hosting major players in the aerospace, chemical, engineering design, pharmaceutical, transport, marine and energy industries. Study with professional and practising engineers – equipping you with the knowledge and skills for a successful career. We keep up-to-date with emerging technologies to ensure you'll receive expert teaching of the most advanced ideas and techniques. Our students benefit from strong, direct links with industry, providing you with opportunities to work on real-world engineering projects. Entry requirements Normally an Honours degree (typically 2.2 or above, or international equivalent) in an engineering or related discipline, but less well-qualified applicants with relevant industrial experience may be considered. International students If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. See other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by this University. If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses. Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements. Future prospects This MSc provides you with the skills, competencies and knowledge to be successful in the workplace and prepares you to advance to specialist PhD study. There are many opportunities to work with local companies and organisations during the programme, enhancing your employability. You will develop knowledge, skills and confidence in advanced mechanical engineering topics, together with the transferable skills required by a range of today’s engineering bodies, professionals and managers.