Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Mechanical engineers apply their scientific knowledge to solve problems and design machines that help us enjoy a better lifestyle. They have an enviable choice of industries open to them and this advanced course will help you develop the versatility to deal with complex challenges faced by senior engineers.

The Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc develops graduates with the qualities and transferable skills for demanding employment in the engineering sector.

Brunel’s Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Our expert academics are conducting some of the latest research in the field. They collaborate with major oil companies, vehicle manufacturers, and leading industrial firms and governmental laboratories.

Brunel is ranked a top 10 engineering university in the UK (U.S. News & World Report: Best Global Universities 2016).

Brunel’s Women in Engineering and Computing mentoring scheme provides our female students with invaluable support from industry mentors.

You’ll be taught through lectures, seminars, lab sessions, talks and workshops.

Modules are assessed by examination and assignment. You’ll also conduct an individual project and dissertation.

Our graduates are ideally placed for employment in mechanical and related engineering. Typical roles include design, consultancy, maintenance, operations and project management.

Some graduates progress to research and development roles in manufacturing, aerospace, energy, automotive, micro/nano technology, nuclear and defence.

Course Modules

Modules include: strategic management, innovation and enterprise; research methods and sustainable engineering; advanced modelling and design; computer aided engineering 1; dissertation.

Optional modules: advanced thermofluids; advanced heat and mass transfer; energy conversion technologies; energy conversion technologies; renewable energy technologies; advanced solid body mechanics; dynamics and modal analysis; structural design and FEA; human factors in design.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,750 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £18,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering or technology discipline. Other subjects in a related discipline, including but not limited to physics and mathematics will be considered and assessed on an individual basis. English Language Requirements: IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas); Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas).