Course Level:Postgraduate
Next Start Date: June 2023
Duration: 1 Year
Campus Location: University Square Campus, Luton
Attendance: Full-time | Part-time day | Block delivery

About the course

This Master’s is based within our new STEM building, so you have ready access to our up-to-the-minute engineering laboratories. You also benefit from the University’s developing relationship with The Welding Institute in Cambridge.

The course brings together postgraduate taught courses, a new exciting research centre, field trips to a state-of-the-art engineering and business facility, and access to our leading-edge technology and tools. You learn the latest technologies used in the mechanical sector, with an emphasis on putting your understanding of theory into real-life practice.

Why choose this course?

  • Expand your understanding of advanced mechanical systems including sustainable energy systems
  • Undertake units in applied heat transfer, thermofluids and computational fluid dynamics as well as mechanical dynamics and mechatronics
  • Study at The Welding Institute in Cambridge, where you can work with cutting-edge business
  • Our staff’s research expertise feeds back into their teaching, creating a supportive learning environment and practice-based training
  • Have the opportunity to complete a project on an industrially relevant topic

Course Leader - Dr Rostand Tayong

Dr Rostand Tayong joined the University in November 2019 as a Senior Lecturer in Automotive Engineering. Prior to this position, he was working on composite materials at the University of Bristol as a Research Associate since 2014.

His research activities encompass Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Materials testing and characterisation, Acoustics and Vibration using analytical and numerical methods.

 
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The campus where this course is taught

Units

  • Advanced Mechanical Systems And Sustainable Energy Systems (CIS134-6) Compulsory
  • Applied Heat Transfer, Thermofluids And Computational Fluid Dynamics (CIS136-6) Compulsory
  • Mechanical Dynamics And Mechatronics (CIS135-6) Compulsory
  • Msc Project - Mechanical Engineering (CIS133-6) Compulsory
  • Research Methodologies And Project Management (CIS120-6) Compulsory

The assessment strategy used is a balance of coursework, group and individual reports, portfolios, presentations and exams. Presentations are usually given and assessed in the context of some coursework. The method used for the assessments will depend on the nature of the subject being taught in the unit, and the most appropriate method has been chosen. Feedback and advice will be provided at key points throughout students course, so that students can gain an insight into whether students work is meeting the necessary targets.

Reasons to study in the School of Computer Science and Technology

  • Specialist computing suites in our £40m STEM building
  • Our computing courses are BCS and IET accredited
  • Dedicated engineering environments & equipment in our new STEM building
  • Our Engineering courses are IET accredited

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

To apply for a place on a postgraduate course (MA/MSc/MBA) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good first degree and the required English language qualification

Find out more about specific entry requirements for your country

To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.

We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.

You also need to have the required English language qualification

Contact your country’s International Admissions Team for more information.

 

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Entry Requirements


Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.


To apply for a place on a postgraduate course (MA/MSc/MBA) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good first degree and the required English language qualification

Find out more about specific entry requirements for your country


To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.

We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.

You also need to have the required English language qualification

Contact your country’s International Admissions Team for more information.

 

How will this course improve my career prospects?

With the course’s emphasis on exploring the latest technologies within the mechanical engineering sector, you are ready to apply the latest, real-life theory and practice to a range of settings and tools. This opens the way to careers in automotive, railway and aerospace engineering; energy including sustainable systems; and construction, to name a few.

Roles include mechanical engineer; automotive or aerospace engineer; civil engineer; utilities engineer; and CAD technician. The wider skills you build in taking this Master’s – such as those in IT and maths – make other career paths an option, such as management, finance and teaching.

You may also wish to continue your studies with an MSc by Research or PhD in a related field.

Fees and funding

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2022/23 is £8,500 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees and living costs. Visit www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2022/23 is available at www.beds.ac.uk/intfees

If you have any questions around fees and funding, please email international@beds.ac.uk

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2023/24 is £9,350 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees and living costs. Visit www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2023/24 is £14,600

If you have any questions around fees and funding, please email international@beds.ac.uk

Fees and funding


The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2022/23 is £8,500 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees and living costs. Visit www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk


The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2022/23 is available at www.beds.ac.uk/intfees

If you have any questions around fees and funding, please email international@beds.ac.uk


The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2023/24 is £9,350 per year. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees and living costs. Visit www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk


The full-time standard fee for a taught Master's degree for the Academic Year 2023/24 is £14,600

If you have any questions around fees and funding, please email international@beds.ac.uk

Extra Costs

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How to Apply

UK students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form

International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student

International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student

How to Apply


UK students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form


International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student


International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student