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Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | 02-OCT-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Engineering Design

Course type


Course Summary

Our MSc Design Engineering programme is a unique course that combines aesthetics and form of industrial design with the functionality, structural integrity and reliability of engineering. Our programme enables you to work effectively and successfully in an engineering design role, whether it concerns the design of products, processes or systems.

A balance of theory and practice is applied to the solving of real engineering design problems and all projects meet the product design requirements of one of our many cooperating companies.

Our Engineering Design MSc is devised to meet the challenges of the rapidly changing global market; the availability of well-designed products, processes and systems is the foundation of successful commercial enterprises. You will develop the technical and transferable skills highly sought after by industry and academic research.

We are one of the UK’s largest engineering schools and have an outstanding international research reputation which drives everything we do. This cutting-edge research feeds directly into the content of our programme, meaning you’ll be taught the latest developments by world leading experts.

Who should study this programme?

Our MSc Engineering Design course is suitable for recent graduates or engineering professionals who are interested in engineering design roles within the development of products, processes or systems.


The aims of this module are for students to practice aspects of engineering and/or engineering management, (i) in a simulated professional situation; (ii) to develop their ability in individual work; (iii) apply knowledge gained in several subject areas in previous modules; (iv) to exercise their initiative, imagination and creativity; and (v) to gain experience in planning, presentation and reporting of a major engineering work.

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline. Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.