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  • Study Type

    Full time available

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  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    1 yr FT

  • Course Type


  • Last Updated

    05 February 2018

Course content

About the course

Deepen your knowledge and understanding with a series of advanced engineering modules.

You choose the subjects from a list of options. You’ll also have the chance to explore a subject that interests you through your own research project.

Your career

Our courses are designed to prepare you for a career in industry. You’ll get plenty of practical research experience, as well as training in research methods and management. Recent graduates now work for Arup, Rolls-Royce and Network Rail.

A world-famous department

This is one of the largest, most respected mechanical engineering departments in the UK. Our reputation for excellence attracts world-class staff and students. They’re involved in projects like improving car designs and designing jaw replacements – projects that make a difference.

Our world-famous research centres include the Insigneo Institute, where we’re revolutionising the treatment of disease, and the Centre for Advanced Additive Manufacturing. We also work closely with the University’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).

Support for international students

Our students come from all over the world. We’ll help you get to know the department and the city. Your personal tutor will support you throughout your course and we can help you with your English if you need it.

Labs and equipment

We’ve just refurbished a large section of our lab space and invested over £350,000 in equipment including new fatigue testing facilities, a CNC milling centre, a laser scanning machine and a 3D printer.

Core modules

  • Technical Communication for Mechanical Engineers
  • Information Skills for Engineers
  • Advanced Experiments and Modelling
  • Individual Research Project
  • Design Innovation Toolbox

Examples of optional modules

A selection from:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Mechanical Engineering of Railways
  • Sports Engineering
  • Additive Manufacturing – Principles and Applications
  • Renewable Energy
  • Condition Monitoring

Teaching and assessment

You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials, small group work and online modules. You’re assessed by exams, coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Visit the MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering page on the University of Sheffield website for more details!





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