This course can be taken in 12 months as a full time student.
The first two terms will feature taught modules totalling 120 credits, with the latter term comprising more in-depth research as your skills and knowledge increase. A typical term would see you taking 4 taught classes and 2 case studies.
Your third term will involve a 60 credit research project and dissertation, as well as a group project and another case study. The third term breaks down like this:
- Advanced Mechanical Engineering Case Study
This includes a detailed review of the literature, as an exercise in planning an investigation.
- Advanced Mechanical Engineering Group Research Study
This will teach you how to conduct and present an engineering investigation.
- Advanced Mechanical Engineering Project
You’ll conduct detailed research of a chosen field, then plan and write a technical report about it. This must include the scope of the project, the theories which inform it, your results and the methodology which achieved them, as well as your conclusions and interpretations. This module will be assessed based on your dissertation. You’ll need to show a general knowledge of the subject area and apply appropriate engineering principles to the matter selected.