Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management

MSc, 1-4 years, full- or part-time

This is for you if... you want to study mechanical engineering at an advanced level and also gain some insight into management.

Course Description

The technical focus of this degree is state-of-the-art methodologies and techniques relevant to design of mechanical systems and components, with a particular focus on the development of investigative, modelling and computational strategies. The course covers fluid dynamics, solid structures, advanced and conventional materials and control systems in combination with a rigorous introduction to those management theories, models, frameworks and techniques that are likely to be important to a professional engineer.

The combination of advanced technical engineering skills and knowledge of management theory and practice will give you the knowledge and skills required to secure leadership roles in global engineering industries.

Key Facts
Start date
September each year
Department
Engineering, Management
Contact
+44 (0)116 252 2265
pgadmissions@le.ac.uk

Department of Engineering website

Why Leicester?

The Department of Engineering has around 600 undergraduates, 100 postgraduates and researchers, 30 academic staff and a similar number of support staff.

The department is internationally renowned for quality research and excellent teaching, and has links with many of the world's major engineering companies.

All of our engineering courses are available full-time or part-time, offering you the flexibility to organise your study around your other commitments.

Our practical modules enable you to gain skills in state-of-the-art engineering and the latest technologies.

Course Structure

Core modules

Core modules

  • MATLAB and CAD
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Business Economics
  • International Business

Plus your Dissertation

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Option modules

Option modules

Choose at least one option module from:

Plus no more than two option modules from:

Plus two option modules from:

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Industry placement (optional)

Industry placement (optional)

Studying a 'with industry' masters degree is the perfect way for you to enhance your career prospects and deepen your understanding of your specific area of expertise. By experiencing real-world scenarios and applying your skills and knowledge to business challenges, you will gain a unique insight into how your studies can be utilised in industry. This will not only showcase your abilities to future employers, but will also enhance your studies when you return to University to complete your programme.

The 'With Industry' option is not available if you study part-time.

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching methods include lectures and seminars supported by practical and lab work. Assessment is a mix of open and closed exams and continuous assessment. Your dissertation will be assessed separately.

Entry Requirements

Good second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

International Qualifications

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Fees and Funding

  • This is the total course fee.

    Starting in September 2017

    • MSc: £8,550
    • MSc with Industry: £9,835

    Find out more about scholarships and funding.

    Did you know you can apply for a Postgraduate Loan of up to £10,000, subject to eligibility?


  • This is the total course fee.

    Starting in September 2017

    • MSc: £18,855
    • MSc with Industry: £21,685
    Find out more about scholarships and funding.

Career Opportunities

You have the option of choosing to study this course ‘with industry’ in which a paid industrial placement forms part of your course, including your overall assessment through reflective learning. Whether or not you opt for the ‘with industry’ variant of the course, it is designed to give you the tools to work towards a career in a wide variety of fields in the engineering and technical industries.

Careers

Our Career Development Service is here to support you, with advice on interviews, CVs, work experience, volunteering and more. From Freshers’ Week to Graduation and beyond, they are here to help you reach your professional goals.

Course Qualification Duration Start Dates Availability
Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management MSc 1 year full-time September each year Apply Now
Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management with Industry MSc 2 years full-time September each year Apply Now
Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management MSc Up to 4 years part-time September each year Apply Now
Course
Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management
Qualification
MSc
Duration
1 year full-time
Start Dates
September each year
Availability
Course
Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management with Industry
Qualification
MSc
Duration
2 years full-time
Start Dates
September each year
Availability
Course
Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management
Qualification
MSc
Duration
Up to 4 years part-time
Start Dates
September each year
Availability