Engineering MSc

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 05/10/2018

Our MSc in Engineering will build on your broad engineering background, giving you a greater depth of knowledge and experience. You can study this course full-time over one year or part-time over two years, to suit your work and personal life.

 

Course

Highlights

  • Benefit from specialist industry workshops and technology.
  • Boost your employability with the University's partnerships with local engineering companies (NETP).

Additional

Information

Methods of Learning

We take a range of approaches to teaching and learning, including seminar and case study discussions, lectures and practical sessions, with a strong industry focus. This very specialist course ensures that you are given the attention you deserve from staff who are approachable and helpful with a wide range of specialist backgrounds in both research and consultancy.

Course Details

The course is made up of four compulsory modules, two optional modules and a dissertation, ensuring that you have covered the essentials, but also had the opportunity to tailor your studies to your interests. Theoretical lectures and seminars are reinforced by engineering examples and case studies and the use of our computer simulation tools and laboratories.

Schedule and Assessments

Sessions are held for one or two days per week, depending on your module choices. You will be assessed through coursework, oral presentations, group work, practical reports, critical reviews, and a substantial individual research project.

Open Days

Discover More

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

A Master of Engineering is highly desirable. Engineering and associated industries are experiencing a major short fall in well-qualified graduates, which has produced a significant demand for flexible individuals with relevant knowledge and expertise.

The career opportunities that you will enjoy with this degree will depend on the area that you plan to work in and the field.

You can pursue jobs in many different engineering fields from chemical and electrical engineering to mechanical and civil engineering. Within these fields, you can advance up the ranks or become more of a lead engineer.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject area. We expect that you will have a knowledge of Engineering from almost any discipline (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing) and are interested in developing their engineering skills in the area of modelling, control and sustainability.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Advanced Control Technology (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM007
    Core Module Y
  • Computer-Aided Analysis and Visualisation of Mechanical Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM004
    Core Module Y
  • Condition Monitoring (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM008
    Core Module Y
  • Individual Engineering Project (60 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM005
    Core Module Y
  • Mathematical Modelling (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM001
    Core Module Y
  • Professional Practice for Technologists (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM009
    Core Module Y
  • System Dynamics and Vibrations (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: ENGM002
    Core Module Y

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • We enrol small cohorts onto our postgraduate courses to ensure you receive personalised support and guidance throughout your programme.
  • You will benefit from industry workshops, innovative laboratories and computer-aided design suites.
  • Collaboration between The University of Northampton and local engineering companies (NETP), who provide paid placements opportunities for University students

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £6,625
Part Time: £3,675 Year 1 (100 Credits) Year 2 (80 Credits) 2,940

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £12,200

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

EU and International Scholarships

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Updated 05/10/2018

  • Our MSc in Engineering will build on your broad engineering background, giving you a greater depth of knowledge and experience. You can study this course full-time over one year or part-time over two years, to suit your work and personal life.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Benefit from specialist industry workshops and technology.
    • Boost your employability with the University's partnerships with local engineering companies (NETP).
  • The course is made up of four compulsory modules, two optional modules and a dissertation, ensuring that you have covered the essentials, but also had the opportunity to tailor your studies to your interests. Theoretical lectures and seminars are reinforced by engineering examples and case studies and the use of our computer simulation tools and laboratories.

    Schedule and Assessments

    Sessions are held for one or two days per week, depending on your module choices. You will be assessed through coursework, oral presentations, group work, practical reports, critical reviews, and a substantial individual research project.

    Additional

    Information

    Methods of Learning

    We take a range of approaches to teaching and learning, including seminar and case study discussions, lectures and practical sessions, with a strong industry focus. This very specialist course ensures that you are given the attention you deserve from staff who are approachable and helpful with a wide range of specialist backgrounds in both research and consultancy.

    • Discover More

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      A Master of Engineering is highly desirable. Engineering and associated industries are experiencing a major short fall in well-qualified graduates, which has produced a significant demand for flexible individuals with relevant knowledge and expertise.

      The career opportunities that you will enjoy with this degree will depend on the area that you plan to work in and the field.

      You can pursue jobs in many different engineering fields from chemical and electrical engineering to mechanical and civil engineering. Within these fields, you can advance up the ranks or become more of a lead engineer.

  • Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant subject area. We expect that you will have a knowledge of Engineering from almost any discipline (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing) and are interested in developing their engineering skills in the area of modelling, control and sustainability.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Advanced Control Technology (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM007
      Core Module Y
    • Computer-Aided Analysis and Visualisation of Mechanical Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM004
      Core Module Y
    • Condition Monitoring (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM008
      Core Module Y
    • Individual Engineering Project (60 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM005
      Core Module Y
    • Mathematical Modelling (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM001
      Core Module Y
    • Professional Practice for Technologists (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM009
      Core Module Y
    • System Dynamics and Vibrations (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: ENGM002
      Core Module Y

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

      Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

      *Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £6,625
    Part Time: £3,675 Year 1 (100 Credits) Year 2 (80 Credits) 2,940

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £12,200

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    EU and International Scholarships

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

Apply Now

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour