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Computer Modelling in Engineering

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). This programme consists of two streams: students may choose to specialise in either structures or fluids. The taught modules provide a good grounding in computer modelling and in the finite element method, in particular. The Zienkiewicz Centre for Computational Engineering, within which this course is run, has excellent computing facilities, including a state-of-the-art multi-processor super computer with virtual reality facilities and high-speed networking.

Entry requirements

First or upper second class honours degree in Engineering, Mathematics or a similar relevant science discipline.

We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above. The Postgraduate Admissions Office are happy to advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for entry to the course you would like to study.

If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).

Assessment methods

A thesis of no more than 40,000 words. The research project can be carried out in industry or at Swansea University.


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,450 (Year 1) International 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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