University of Strathclyde

Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Materials

This course is aimed at those who wish to study advanced topics in mechanical engineering with a focus on materials. It's been developed to provide you with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical engineering topics. You'll also develop generic skills that allow you to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities.

The course is designed to make you more employable and also satisfies the Further Learning requirements necessary to obtain Chartered Engineer status.

This course is particularly suitable for graduate engineers in these sectors: Chemical, petrochemical and process engineering; design engineering; power generation; manufacturing; oil and gas; renewable energy

Entry requirements

First or second-class UK Honours degree, or equivalent, in engineering or physical science. Lower second class Honours degrees may be considered if accompanied with relevant industrial experience. IELTS - minimum overall band score of 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5).

Course modules

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


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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