Mechanical Engineering

Carefully designed and developed in consultation with industry and accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), this course ensures that graduates have recognised and relevant skills for a range of industries, including automation, machine vision, automotive, consumer products and material processing.

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Key Facts

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Degree

MSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Degree Duration

15 months :

1 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

18 months :

2 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

Degree Overview

By choosing to study this course you will maximise your employment opportunities on this course, which responds to the UK engineering skills gap and the global demand for multiskilled engineers by providing industry-relevant content, placement opportunities and input from research-active teaching staff. This means graduates are equipped to work at the forefront of this exciting industry in roles responsible for designing and developing the world around us.

Throughout this course you will grow your skills across core engineering disciplines by studying modules such as Advanced Solid Mechanics and Advanced Thermodynamics, and by choosing from a range of optional modules, including Resource Efficient Design, Robotics and Digital Manufacturing. You will be supported by our academics and technicians with your individual project, a substantial piece of work focused on your specific research interests.

Modules and research on this course will enable you to learn about the environmental impact of human activities and energy consumption, as well as the role of the mechanical engineer in seeking solutions to the immediate needs of society. All throughout the programme you will learn transferable skills by giving you an insight into the engineering business environment and by broadening your understanding of other engineering disciplines.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Graduates of this course are working as engineers in design, development, research and manufacturing roles for companies including BMW, Siemens and Ricardo.

This is an accredited by the IET, which ensures you will develop the appropriate skills and knowledge for an engineering career and professional registration.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.