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Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics, MSc

Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics, MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Modelling Systems

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics benefit from the position of Swansea University at the forefront of international research in computational engineering. This course harnesses the expertise of academic staff to provide you with world class postgraduate training. You will gain a practical understanding of computer modelling, and how it plays a critical role in engineering, science and emerging areas of interdisciplinary research.

This course is accredited by The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), and the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE). Built on our world-leading research capacity in computational engineering, this course has a unique strength in computer modelling and its application in industry.

The College of Engineering uses a variety of teaching methods including; taught/lecture-based, small group work, and laboratory-based, project/assignment-based, use of Blackboard. Increasingly lectures are exploring the use of lecture recording, blended learning and flipped learning. Graduates of the Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics MSc are well placed for rewarding specialist opportunities.

Different course options

Full time | Bay Campus | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module is concerned with the fundamentals of solid mechanics with particular attention given to elastic solids. Generic continuum mechanics concepts are introduced including basic geometric relations, balance principles and constitutive theory. This provides a basis for approximation methods and finite element method, in particular. Solution techniques of classical elasticity are employed in the solution of several engineering problems, including torsion of cylindrical bars and two-dimensional problems of elasticity.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a first or second class honours degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or similar relevant science discipline. They will also need to have an overall mark of at least 55%, however performance in key modules will also be considered. We welcome applications by prospective students from around the world and look for evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements stated above.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more