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Superb industry links and world-class research make Oxford Brookes one of the best places in the UK to study Mechanical Engineering at postgraduate level.
Take charge of your career by building on your undergraduate degree. You will develop your professional skills and prepare for professional practice at a senior level.
The course covers research, development and practice in advanced engineering design. Using the most advanced CAD packages, you will learn the techniques to analyse and test your designs. And then move onto full design implementation.
Our teaching staff have exceptional knowledge and expertise in their fields. They include world-leaders in research on sustainable engineering, materials and joining technology. Teaching is centred around our state-of-the-art laboratories in a purpose-designed engineering building.
We are located in the heart of one of Europe’s highest concentration of high-tech businesses. Our close industry links enable us to organise site visits which allow you to explore technical challenges and the latest technology.
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Please be aware that some courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees. Specific additional costs for this course, if any, are detailed below.
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Learning and assessment
The course is structured around three periods:
- Semester 1 runs from September to December
- Semester 2 from January to May
- the summer period completes the year until the beginning of September.
To qualify for a master's degree you must pass the compulsory modules, one optional module and the dissertation.
Our research groups produce high-quality research for the real world. Staff have close links with industry through research projects and consultancies.
You can find out more on our department research pages.
The results of the most recent REF (2014) exercise showed that 96% of research in the department is internationally recognised. 57% was judged to be of world leading quality or internationally excellent, compared with 45% in 2008. More specifically, 50% of the impact case studies returned were judged to be internationally excellent, and 72% of the research outputs were judged to be internationally excellent or world leading.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.