MSc Thermal Power & Fluid Engineering / Careers

Year of entry: 2024

Career opportunities

In this cutting-edge course, you will master both the theory and practice of cornerstone industry topics within thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.

With a significant proportion of our research derived and funded by industry, you will benefit from a course specifically designed to empower the modern engineer within both industry and research. A result of our sturdy links to industrial partners, you'll find the academics guiding you have worked on research-based collaborations with multinational companies, including: Boeing, Airbus, Rolls Royce, Jaguar Land rover, Électricité de France, Procter and Gamble, Unilever, Dyson, Alstom and many others.

Not only are our graduates the most sought-after in the UK (THE Graduate Market, 2023), but in studying Engineering at Manchester you join a trusted history which spans back to 1824. Today, each year our careers fairs, workshops and presentations attract more than 600 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors to target Manchester graduates - so you will be able to explore your avenues across a multitude of sectors. 

Our recent graduates have gone on to work in internationally renowned companies including:

  • Airbus, UK
  • Électricité de France, UK
  • Jaguar Land Rover, UK
  • Dassault Systèmes, France
  • Honda Motors, UK
  • Doosan Global, UK
  • ExxonMobil, UK
  • Saudi Aramco, KSA
  • Engro Chemicals, Pakistan
  • Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE
  • ABB Group, UK
  • Exa GmbH, UK

Accrediting organisations

This Masters Course is accredited by the IMechE, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers which is the UK's professional body of Mechanical Engineers. This means that graduates from this course are recognised by the IMechE as having the academic qualifications required of candidates for the status of Chartered Engineer.