MSc Mechanical Engineering Design / Application and selection
Year of entry: 2022
- View tabs
- View full page
How to apply
Applications to this course are considered through a staged admissions process with selection deadlines throughout the year. Due to the competition for places, we give preference to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements. if we make you an offer, you will have 6 weeks in which to accept. Offers that are not accepted within 6 week period will be withdrawn so that an offer can be made to another candidate in the next application stage.
Stage 1: Application deadline Friday 17 December 2021 - decision communicated by Friday 18 February 2022.
Stage 2: application deadline Friday 25 March 2022 - decision by Friday 03 June 2022
Stage 3: application deadline Friday 10 June 2022 - decision by Friday 08 July 2022
Stage 4: application deadline Friday 29 July 2022 - decision by Friday 26 August 2022
Stage 4 is suitable only for those who meet all entry criteria as the deadline for submitting any supporting documents is 31 July 2022. We reserve the right to withdraw incomplete applications.
We aim to give you a decision on your application in the decision period for your application stage. However, in some instances it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next stage due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received.
All places are subject to availability and some courses may close before the later stages. We therefore recommend that you apply early. Applications received after the final deadline may be considered at our discretion if places are still available.
Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place must meet all the conditions of their offer by 31 July 2022.
Advice to applicants
You will need the following:
- Transcript of your studies to date, including credit weighting and grades achieved, translated into English.
- One signed academic reference on letter headed paper. These can be scanned and uploaded when you apply or emailed to email@example.com . We do not request references on an applicant's behalf and it is your responsibility to ensure your referees know how to provide your reference to us.
- Degree certificate if you have already graduated.
- A CV if you graduated more than three years ago.
If English is not your first language, we also require proof of your English language ability. If you have already taken an English language qualification, please include your certificate with your application. We may be willing to consider your application without this document, but if we choose to make you an offer, the conditions will include IELTS (or equivalent qualification).
If you have any additional documentation to add to your application after submitting the online form, please email scanned copies to firstname.lastname@example.org
How your application is considered
We consider your full academic history including which course units you have taken and the marks obtained. Even if you have met our minimum entry requirements, we will take into account your marks in relevant course units in our final decision making.
If you graduated more than three years ago, we will also consider the information contained on your CV and any relevant work experience you have to assess if you are still able to fulfil the entry criteria.
Overseas (non-UK) applicants
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Please upload a copy of your current valid passport with your application showing the photograph page with your application. For CAS purposes, this must show your full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number and the date the passport is valid until, which must be later than the date of your planned arrival in the UK, and the start date of your course.
If you have previously studied in the UK on a Tier 4 visa as an undergraduate or postgraduate student, please send a copy of your previous CAS statement to us as it will assist with the issue of your new CAS statement. This includes study in the UK on study abroad programmes and any study that you did not complete.
You cannot use your CAS to apply for a visa more than three months before the start date of your course. The Admissions Team will contact you at the appropriate time.
Your CAS number is only valid for one Tier 4 application.