Department of Mechanical Engineering



I have been extremely impressed how the Faculty takes heed of students' needs and ideas as to how the programme can be improved and acts upon them.

—Peter Harris
MSc Engineering Design

Postgraduate taught study

Our postgraduate taught programmes will sharpen your technical skills and teach you about engineering in a business context.

They include subject-specific units and business and group orientated work as well as detailed technical projects that are carried out under individual supervision.

We offer one-year, full-time MSc programmes in:

Further detail on programme content can be found in the programme and unit catalogues.

Programme structure

The first semester of our programmes is designed to broaden your knowledge through lectures, seminars and coursework.

The focus of the second semester is on engineering within a business environment. You will work as a group to solve a design problem, reflecting the way industrial design teams operate in the real world.

In the final semester you will carry out an individual project at one of our research centres


Our MSc graduates work all over the world in various industries with their skills being extremely valuable in both technical and business contexts.

We also actively encourage the best of our MSc students to continue their studies with us to PhD level.