Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    13500 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    4518 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #401 (ARWU) , WY,
Candidates for the Master of Science degree normally have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited engineering school. A holder of a bachelor's degree in another branch of engineering or in a related area, may qualify as a master's degree candidate in mechanical engineering by completing, without credit, certain prerequisite courses as specified by the head of the department.

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Candidates for the Master of Science degree normally have a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited engineering school. A holder of a bachelor's degree in another branch of engineering or in a related area, may qualify as a master's degree candidate in mechanical engineering by completing, without credit, certain prerequisite courses as specified by the head of the department. These prerequisites would depend upon the candidate's background and upon the area in which he/she plans to specialize. Students must complete a minimum of 21 in-resident coursework hours.

Master of Science - Plan A (Thesis Option). The Master of Science degree is offered to qualified students under Plan A where the requirements include four hours of thesis research and at least 26 hours of formal course work. Candidates for a Master's degree can select a program which is designed to offer a broad basis for introduction to graduate work in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and materials science. A core including, consisting of Mechanical Engineering Seminar (ME 5478), and two mathematics oriented courses, are required. No graduate credit is allowed for undergraduate mechanical engineering courses. Students in concert with their graduate committee develop the balance of their program.

Master of Science - Plan B (Non-Thesis Option). The Plan B M.S. degree can be completed by earning a minimum of 31 credits beyond the baccalaureate degree. At least 15 hours of acceptable graduate coursework must be in major field. Classes will consist of Mathematics or Statistics (a minimum of 6 hours), Mechanical Engineering Courses

Accreditation

The University of Wyoming has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission continuously since 1923. Following the completion of its self-study, the University hosted its last Higher Learning Commission site review team and received continued accreditation in 2009-2010. The University’s next scheduled comprehensive review from the Higher Learning Commission will be in 2019-2020.

Programme Structure

Area of Study
  • Aerodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Alternative Energy
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Materials Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    21 Credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Undergraduate GPA greater than 3.0, preferred
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Participate in an interview, either on-campus (preferred) or by telephone (the MBA Programs office will call international applicants)
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended. Transcripts should be sent directly to the MBA Program Office.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    4518 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4518 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Tuition fee per 9 credits, per semester

Funding

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  • Processing financial aid forms (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for grants, loans, and work-study employment
  • Advising students regarding financial aid and money management
  • Processing awarded scholarships (Hathaway, UW and outside scholarships)
  • Assist students and families with financial aid questions
  • Coordinate Veterans benefits and certification

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