Full time & Part time October MSc, PGDip, PGCert One year full-time; two-three years part-time
Engineering (12) Materials Science (24)

FindAMasters summary

Unleash your potential with Cranfield University's Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc programme. Designed to propel you towards a successful career in mechanical engineering, this top-ranked course equips you with cutting-edge skills and management expertise essential for tackling large-scale projects. Delve into state-of-the-art mechanical engineering methods through industry-focused modules and research projects, all while honing your technology leadership skills. Benefit from Cranfield's exclusive postgraduate environment, boasting extensive engineering facilities and a seasoned teaching team with real-world industry experience. Aligned closely with industry needs, the programme ensures you are primed for success in sectors such as energy, aerospace, automotive, and manufacturing. Accredited by prestigious bodies like the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and The Energy Institute, this programme opens doors to a myriad of career opportunities. Join us and pave the way for a rewarding career in mechanical engineering. Are you ready to make your mark?

About the course

Prepare for a successful mechanical engineering career

The Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc is designed to prepare you for a successful mechanical engineering career leading large, complex projects. You will learn state-of-the-art mechanical engineering methods, apply them to real world problems via industrially focused modules and research projects, whilst gaining the essential management skills to bring your ideas to life. Ranked in the UK top 5 for mechanical engineering, Cranfield offers a unique, postgraduate-only environment, with near-industrial scale engineering facilities and a teaching team with extensive experience of solving real world issues within industry.

Read more about this course

Entry Requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, physics or an engineering discipline. Other recognised professional qualifications or several years relevant industrial experience may be accepted as equivalent; subject to approval by the Course Director.

Applicants who do not fulfill the standard entry requirements can apply for the Pre-Masters programme, successful completion of which will qualify them for entry to this course for a second year of study.



 Course Content

Visit institution website

Open days


Where will I study?

Where is Cranfield University

Videos


School of Water, Energy and Environment

The School of Water, Energy and Environment is a powerhouse of research and innovation. Working across the thematic areas of Water, Energy, Environment, Agrifood, and Design our education and research programmes address some of the major environmental and sustainability challenges facing society and the planet today. Our work ranges from reversing climate change, biodiversity loss and underpinning global food security, to achieving net zero, providing energy security and addressing energy poverty, to delivering resilient water resources to enabling sustainable and regenerative agriculture.

Why study at School of Water, Energy and Environment?

We have one of the largest group of soil and water scientists in the UK, and one member of academic staff to every five students.

We house the Plant Phenotyping and Soil Health Facility – the world's first glasshouse to study plant-soil-water systems at pilot scale under a multi-sensor gantry.

For 50 years, Cranfield University has been contributing to enhancing natural capital and ensuring that global food systems are more resilient for the future.

5,000

postgraduate students

15

programmes

Bedford  United Kingdom

main campus

About School of Water, Energy and Environment

Water

Our lives and livelihoods are dependent on the natural and engineered water cycles and it has never been more vital to develop our research and skills in water treatment and management. We have been driving innovation of the water sector for over 40 years and we are recognised internationally for our work in the science, engineering and management of water. Our graduates are equipped to shape the future of water management and use across the globe.

Energy and Sustainability

Our expertise is world-renowned for both the engineering and management of energy solutions. Our research is making a difference in the sector: from increasingly efficient oil platforms to the cutting edge of renewable energy technologies. Our expertise is supported by unique industrial scale experimental facilities and our students get to put their learning into practice.

Environment and Agrifood

For 50 years, Cranfield has been contributing to enhancing natural capital and ensuring that global food systems are more resilient for the future. We are recognised worldwide by industry, government and academe for our research and teaching in plants, soil, water and air. Our near-industrial scale research facilities are unparalleled and our postgraduate courses give the leaders of the future the skills and vocational experience they need to make a difference.

Design

Studying at Cranfield's Centre for Design Engineering means working closely with our partners in industry, government or the NGO sector. Our Design courses offer advanced knowledge and practical experience for our students to take into a wealth of design employment opportunities.




Cranfield University campus is set in extensive grounds in classic English countryside, just short distances from towns, cities and many other places of interest.

Excellent transport links make it easy to get around and explore, with London, one of the world’s most global and cosmopolitan cities, just 50 miles from Cranfield.

On campus, there is a true sense of community, helping you to forge friendships during your studies and leisure time, in a safe and peaceful environment. Whatever your recreational, social or sporting interests, there are many opportunities to make friends and have a great time.

While you are studying you can actively play a part in our vibrant Cranfield sustainable community. We offer a range of experiences and activities for our students to be involved with, like becoming an Energy Champion, conservation projects, meet our Cranfield bees or join the Cranfield Green Team initiatives.

We welcome students from over 100 countries every year and you are part of an international community where cultural diversity is valued and cherished.

There is a wide range of accommodation to meet diverse requirements, including family homes and single student apartment blocks. And whether you come to Cranfield University as an individual or with your family, there is a wide range of support and assistance on hand to help you before, during and after your stay with us.



Main campus

Cranfield University

Bedford

Bedfordshire

United Kingdom

Programmes at School of Water, Energy and Environment

Featured View programme

Advanced Chemical Engineering (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Chemical engineers and chemical engineering plays a pivotal role in net-zero energy transition and the future of the planet, alongside mitigating the impact of traditional oil and gas. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Advanced Digital Energy Systems (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Energy supply is fundamentally important to our homes and workplaces. Future energy supply has to be stable, secure, not only affordable but also sustainable, which makes energy systems a complex problem. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Sustainable use or conservation of the earth's resources requires the organisation, utilisation and integration of technologies such as database management, image processing and digital cartography, to ensure provision of high quality, reliable and up-to-date information. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Advanced Mechanical Engineering (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

The Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc is designed to prepare you for a successful mechanical engineering career leading large, complex projects. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Applied Bioinformatics (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Over the past few years, bioinformatics has become the most exciting field in biology. This MSc course provides a unique hands-on learning experience in bioinformatics skills, by combining the latest advances in analysing high-throughput genomic, transcriptomic and metabolomics data. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Environmental Engineering (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Develop your career as an environmental engineer Suitable for engineering, science and geography graduates, the Environmental Engineering MSc will help you develop your career as an environmental engineer. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Environmental Management for Business (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

This Environmental Management for Business MSc is designed to prepare you for a successful environmental management career working in business, the public sector or NGOs. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Food Systems and Management (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Developed with and specifically for industry, the Food Systems and Management MSc is a gateway to a successful career for anyone passionate about improving major worldwide problems such as food security and food safety. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Future Food Sustainability (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Food security and the sustainability of our food supply chains are major global challenges and are clearly highlighted in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Global Environmental Change (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

 There is a growing urgency in calls to address the environmental crises driven by climate change, human population growth, land cover and land use change, and pollution. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Renewable Energy (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

This MSc will equip you with the advanced knowledge and skills to develop a successful career in the rapidly growing renewable energy sector. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme
Featured View programme

Water and Wastewater Engineering (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Help shape a more resilient and sustainable future with an MSc in Water and Wastewater Engineering. Communities depend on safe and reliable water and wastewater services. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme

Advanced Water Management (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

A pathway to a successful and rewarding career in the water sector; shaping a more resilient and sustainable future for all. Managing water is one of society’s greatest challenges. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme

Design Thinking (MDes)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Innovative companies today (large or small) strive for excellence to create the next breakthrough innovation - whether that be to advance technology, stay competitive in the market place, or to provide positive change for a more sustainable future. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme

Water and Sanitation for Development (MSc)

Cranfield University School of Water, Energy and Environment

Many people living in urban and rural areas of low and middle-income countries (LMIC) do not have access to safe water and sanitation service delivery. Read more

 Videos  On Campus  Part Time  Full Time
View programme