University of Strathclyde

Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Energy Systems

This course helps you to become a specialist in the area of energy systems. You'll also have the opportunity to take modules in general skills such as project management and risk analysis. These are necessary skills for any professional engineer. It has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical engineering topics together with generic skills that will allow them to contribute effectively post-graduation.

Entry requirements

Degree in engineering or physical sciences or equivalent professional qualification. Preferably a first a second class honours degree, equivalent to a UK 2:1 degree. A 2:2 may be considered with relevant industrial experience. IELTS - a minimum overall band score of 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5).

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Energy resources and policy; electrical power systems; energy modelling and monitoring.
Optional modules: Engineering composites; pressurised systems; aerodynamic performance; aerodynamic propulsion systems; system engineering 1; systems engineering 2; machine dynamics; machinery diagnosis and conditioning monitoring; spaceflight mechanics; advanced topics in fluid systems engineering; spaceflight systems; polymer and polymer composites; materials for power plant; gas and steam turbines; industrial metallurgy.
Generic modules: Design management; project management; risk management; financial engineering; sustainability; environmental impact assessment.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written assignments, exams and the individual project.


Course fees for Scottish and EU students are £5,500. For students from the rest of the UK, course fees are £9,000. Course fees for international students are £18,000.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time 12 Months
MSc Part-time 36 Months
MSc Part-time September 2017 36 36 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) England 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 5,500 (Year 1) EU 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 18,000 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 5,500 (Year 1) Scotland 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 9,000 (Year 1) Wales 12 12 Months

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