Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Management MSc, 1-2 years, full- or part-time

A mechanical engineering career often takes more than technical expertise. This degree combines advanced-level learning with management theory and practice – everything you need to make a real impact out in the field.

Department
Engineering, Management

Course description

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.

Entry requirements

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.

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Fees and funding

Fees and funding

UK and EU Students

This is the total course fee.

Starting in September 2019

Tuition fees for the 2019/20 academic year are yet to be confirmed.

As an indication of what you might pay, the fees for students who started in September 2018 were:

  • MSc: £9,335
  • MSc with Industry: £10,735

Find out more about scholarships and funding.

Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? Find out if you’re eligible.

International Students

This is the total course fee.

Starting in September 2019

  • MSc: £20,590
  • MSc with Industry: £23,680

You will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee.

Find out more about scholarships and funding.

Careers and employability

Careers and employability

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.

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 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.

Why Leicester?

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.

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

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

Teaching and learning

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.

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