Comments about MSc-Postgraduate Diploma-Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mechanical Engineering - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
To introduce and develop the state-of-the-art methodologies and techniques relevant to current and future strategies for the design of mechanical systems and components. Particular attention will be given to the development of investigative, modelling and computational strategies. The course covers fluid dynamics, solid structures, advanced and conventional materials and control systems.
Entry requirements A first or good second class honours degree in a relevant subject or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent.
MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mechanical Engineering
-Matlab Programming and CAD
Option modules (three from the following):
-Advanced Fluid Dynamics
-Advanced Solid mechanics
-Understanding Surfaces in Engineering
-Modelling and Classification of Data
Option modules (four from the following):
-Computational Fluid Dynamics
-Advanced Experimental Methods in Materials Engineering
-Advanced Computational Methods in Materials Modelling and Engineering Design
-Design of Discrete Systems
-Real-Time Digital Signal Processing
-Advanced Control System Design
Teaching and assessment methods
Modules are taught using lectures and seminar sessions and are supported by a range of structured practical and laboratory work. Performance in modules is assessed by means of open and closed examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All
MSc students are required to produce a dissertation including the results obtained in the individual project module.