MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering


This course seeks to produce postgraduates with the versatility and depth of understanding to deal with new and unusual challenges in mechanical engineering, alongside the necessary imagination and creativity to innovate.

The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is informed by Coventry University’s commercial and academic research in areas such as vehicle dynamics, light weighting, renewable energy technologies of wind and hydro power, advanced simulation and future concepts. Our collaborative links with industry facilitate a programme of guest speakers who will share the latest technological advances, issues and trends, as well as provide opportunities to engage with companies on ‘live’ collaborative projects.

Coventry University offers modern facilities in our £50 million Engineering and Computing building. Facilities include a Mercedes AMG Petronas wind tunnel, composites lab, metrology lab, shaker rig, flow lab, engine test cell, automotive workshop, fatigue and tensile testing (Instron), a full-size Harrier Jet, three further simulators, civil engineering specialist testing equipment, a range of Computerised Numeric Control (CNC) machinery and a laser workshop amongst others.

Work placement option

This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, can be carried out in the second year and is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects.

Course information

This course is designed to equip you with relevant, up-to-date skills and knowledge to work as a mechanical engineer in a broad spectrum of mechanical engineering business activity management, research, design and development roles.

Career prospects

A wide range of potential careers could be open to you after successful completion, including the opportunity to work as a mechanical engineer in the automotive and aerospace industries. Mechanical engineers are employed in all sectors of industrial operation; their analytical and management skills are keenly sought in a wider commercial context.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The university's Talent Team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

This course is accredited and recognised by the Chartered Management Institute & Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

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  • Design Principles and Practice - 15 credits
  • Engineering Simulation and Analysis - 15 credits
  • Wind and Hydro Power Engineering - 20 credits
  • Leading Strategic Change through Creativity and Innovation - 10 credits
  • Thermofluid Systems - 15 credits
  • Stress and Dynamics - 10 credits
  • Durability and Reliability of Mechanical Structures - 10 credits
  • Project Management - 15 credits
  • Integrated Design Project - 10 credits
  • Individual Project - 60 credits
  • £20,050 Per Year

    International student tuition fee

    1 Year


    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time