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MSc Mechanical Engineering Design / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
12 months full time
Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirement for this Master's course is an Upper Second Class UK Honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

For further information about making an online application for this MSc course, please see the guidance on our School website about  how to apply .

If you have any questions about the application process, the course or about our entry requirements please do contact us at  and we will be happy to advise you further.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course description

This MSc provides a state-of-the-art introduction to technical design within mechanical engineering. The School is a vibrant environment to study, we have 200 years of expertise in teaching engineering, high calibre facilities, strong links with industry and a vision to provide a modern world-class education. Our course integrates advanced engineering techniques with hands-on-learning to provide a complementary blend of skills desired by employers.

The course has fundamental modules in the areas of analytical and conceptual design with a wider range of options enabling you to individually tailor the course to meet your specific needs or interests.

We are curiosity driven and industry inspired and foster an environment in which our highly sought after graduates have fulfilled their potential.

Open days

Our last open day for postgraduate taught study was held on Wednesday, 25 November 2015. We'll post details of our next open day here as soon as the date is confirmed.

To find out more about The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering we would encourage you to take an online tour of our School and our facilities with our  Virtual Open Day .

Study fairs in the UK:  The University attends several  study fairs in the UK  each year.

Education fairs overseas:  We attend many  education fairs worldwide  each year, giving you the chance to meet representatives from The University of Manchester near you.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,250
    International students (per annum): £21,000

Contact details

Academic department
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)161 306 9219
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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