Mechanical Engineering Design MSc
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Teaching and learning
The programme is offered in full-time mode. Students can register for the award of MSc in Mechanical Engineering Design.
The programme is based on a template of core and optional units. All units are rated at multiples of 15 credits. Following the successful completion of units worth 120 credits, students will undertake dedicated study leading to the submission of MSc dissertation or diploma report.
Progression and assessment
Coursework and Examinations
There is a coursework and examination at the end of each semester. Students will undertake experimental laboratory classes, computational exercises and essay type submissions. The research project will be carried out over approximately six-months, assuming successful completion of examinations.
Following successful completion of the taught element of the programme (completing 120 credits with an average pass mark of 50%, students wishing to be considered for a MSc must complete a dissertation.
The preparation of the dissertation is expected to take a minimum of three months full-time. It is anticipated that the MSc will require approximately 600 hours of independent study and research. Each dissertation project will have a Dissertation Supervisor.
Students make their project selection from a list of possible projects distributed in the induction week of the first semester.