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Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering MSc

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering (General)

Course type


Course Summary

In this course you develop the skills and knowledge employers are seeking and advance your career to senior levels in areas such as automotive, aerospace, petrochemical, scientific or manufacturing engineering applications. This programme is accredited by the institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as fully satisfying the further learning requirements for chartered engineer (CEng) registration Drawing on current industry practice, this MSc builds specialist skills in both mechanical and manufacturing engineering to put your career ambitions on a firm footing. This course is made up of three stages - Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc.

We have excellent industry links with local businesses including Rolls-Royce, Toyota, Balfour Beatty, Bombardier, Pektron and the Local Enterprise Partnership, D2N2, which will enrich your learning. Assessment is through a mixture of coursework and examination as appropriate. When you graduate, you will be fully equipped to apply current technology to a variety of areas in mechanical and manufacturing engineering. You will have the skills and knowledge to enhance your earning potential and to move into a responsible job in the sector.

Different course options

Full time | Markeaton Street Campus | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will advise, guide and develop you in the various elements that constitute the skills required for identifying and applying appropriate research methods and developing an overall research plan. Your learning will include how to identify, evaluate and apply different research philosophies, research approaches, research strategies, research methods, and methods of data collection and analysis.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Tuition fee for 2018/19 is £630 per 20 credits and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Tuition fee for 2018/19 is £13,500 and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will normally need an appropriate engineering or science undergraduate degree (2:2 or above), or an equivalent professional qualification, or significant industrial or professional experience following your initial qualification.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study...more

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