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MSc - Master of Science
Mechanical Engineering (General) Computer Systems
About this course
MSc Propulsion and Engine Systems Engineering explores the performance and reliability of rocket motors, jet engines and compressors.
Our master’s courses combine the traditional aspects of mechanical engineering with interdisciplinary subjects so you can specialise in a career you want. Our international centre for research and teaching is recognised across the world.
Our propulsion engineering degree explores the design, monitoring and analysis of propulsion and engine systems.
You’ll learn to analyse and design advanced electrical systems, and study subjects like gas turbines, internal combustion and, electrical and hybrid engines. You’ll have the opportunity to study optional modules in areas you want to learn more about, including:
As part of this UK master’s in propulsion engineering you’ll complete a research project, you can choose to base yours on a range of topics such as engine materials, combustion modelling and electrical motors.
You’ll learn from academics who are leading their fields and teaching the latest in technological advancements. Studying at Southampton gives you access to a global network of companies, shared facilities and specialist expertise to enhance your learning.
This master’s course will prepare you for a career in propulsion and engine systems engineering in a range of application sectors. These sectors usually have a reputation of offering good starting salaries and excellent career progression opportunities.
In the UK, our graduates work across different organisations and application areas, including in the following sectors:
In addition to engineering careers, many of our graduates go into other employment such as finance and consultancy, where the numeracy and excellent communication skills developed on the programme are highly valued.
You'll graduate with excellent analytical skills as well as significant project management and leadership skills.
Examinations, presentations, coursework and dissertation
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or a related subject.
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more