Advanced Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #82 (QS) ,
This highly flexible degree programme is designed to deepen your knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Engineering. It offers a wide selection of optional modules, allowing you to tailor your studies to reflect your interests, and graduates of this course go on to work in many areas of Mechanical Engineering.


While the main focus of the course is on taught modules you will also have the opportunity to explore a particular subject in more detail through an individual research project.

Careers and employability

Our graduates will have expertise designed to improve their employability within the automotive, design and development and aerospace industry sectors. It's also an excellent stepping stone towards undertaking a PhD in mechanical engineering.


Accredited degrees fulfil the academic requirements necessary for membership of the IMechE and to obtain Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

All of our courses are accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE).

Programme Structure

Subject areas covered include:

  • Experimental Stress Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Structural Vibrations
  • Tribology of Machine Elements
  • Aerodynamic Design
  • Reciprocating Engines
  • Fundamental Biomechanics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

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.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    20470 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20470 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    10970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10970 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Sheffield

  • 555 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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