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Research in Mechanical Engineering

With our close interaction with large companies such as Tata Steel and Ford, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises, Swansea University provides an excellent base for your research as a MSc by Research student in Mechanical Engineering.

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the MSc by Research Mechanical Engineering is a first or upper second class honours degree in Engineering or similar relevant 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 30,000 words is submitted, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then assessed by viva voce examination by both an internal and external examiner.

Fees

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

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc (Research) Full-time £ 4,195 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc (Research) Full-time £ 18,450 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc (Research) Part-time £ 2,098 (Academic year) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc (Research) Part-time £ 9,250 (Academic year) International 2 Years

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