Interested in a management career? This course combines advanced mechanical engineering subjects with management modules specially designed for engineers. You’ll complete a research project that brings together technical and management issues. And you can choose taught modules that support your project work.
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.
Design Innovation Toolbox; Market Management; Individual Research Project; Advanced Experiments and Modelling.
Examples of optional modules
A selection from: Additive Manufacturing; Advanced Finite Element Modelling; Aerodynamic Design; Experimental Stress Analysis; Tribology of Machine Elements; Mechanical Engineering of Railways; Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics and Heat Transfer.
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.
During my time at the University I took on a role as a teacher at Sheffield College, which is something I really enjoyed and may consider as a future career move. The course has also started me thinking about opportunities for my own business ventures and provided the tools and contacts to make this a possibility for the future.
Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme
No. of awards TBC
The University of Sheffield is offering a number of Postgraduate Taught Scholarships to self funded full and part time students who are liable to pay fees at the home rate and starting their studies in 2014. You do not need to wait for your undergraduate degree classification to apply for a scholarship.This is part of a Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) initiative aimed at removing barriers to postgraduate education for students from under-represented groups such as those from low income backgrounds and who wouldn’t ordinarily consider going onto postgraduate study for reasons such as access to finance, have caring responsibilities or who come from areas where it is not usual to go to university at all. The University welcomes applications from recent graduates and students who graduated several years ago. Each applicant will be considered for all awards that are applicable but will only be eligible to receive one.Additional considerations:The Faculty of Engineering aim to increase the number of women studying at postgraduate taught level and as such their scholarships are only for female applicants. Male graduates of the University of Sheffield can apply for the Benefactors Scholarships if they meet the criteria.
Value of Scholarship(s)
The Faulty of Engineering has a number of Scholarships available for female UK and EU graduates starting a Masters course in 2014 who did not undertake an undergraduate degree in engineering. If you’re eligible, you could take your masters at Sheffield for FREE.The deadline for applications is 6th June 2014.
A 2:1 in mechanical engineering or a related subject. If you have qualifications in other science/engineering subjects such as maths or physics, or you have relevant professional experience, we’ll consider your application. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Recipient: University of Sheffield
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