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.

An internationally recognised qualification, this Master’s course is informed by our commercial and academic research in areas such as vehicle dynamics, light weighting, 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 opportunities to engage with companies on ‘live’ collaborative projects.

Ranked 7th best university in the UK for the study of ‘Mechanical Engineering’ (Guardian University Guide 2019), Coventry University offers state-of-the-art £50 million facilities. They include: a 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.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time 3 years part-time

Module Details:

Semester 1

  • Project Management
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Engineering Analysis and Simulation
  • Stress and Dynamics
Semester 2
  • Metrology and Lightweight Advanced Materials
  • Thermofluid Systems
  • Control Engineering
  • Durability and Reliability
Semester 3
  • Individual project

Programme Funding

Funding opportunities including scholarships available 

Student Destinations

A national skills shortage and Government push to promote the STEM agenda means that mechanical engineers are among the most sought-after and highly paid professionals in UK business.

We will actively encourage and support you to make the most of this demand and prepare you for the world of work. This includes support in finding internship opportunities and employment from our award-winning Faculty careers service, EEC Futures, which won the ‘Best Placement Service in the UK’ award at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards in 2015 and 2016.

A wide range of potential careers will 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.


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Entry Requirements

You must have an undergraduate degree in a mechanical or automotive related subject. Those with equivalent professional backgrounds may also apply.

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