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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


Mechanical Engineering MSc

Key Information

1 Year

Introduction to the Mechanical Engineering MSc Programme

The Mechanical Engineering MSc is designed to offer an advanced level of study in specific aspects of mechanical engineering that are in demand from industry. The degree comprises study in analysis and design of power machinery systems, engineering structures, vibration, control and the use of computers in advanced engineering analysis.

Programme starts

September 2022

For further details visit the prospective student page for this MSc programme

Graduate study application

Degree Structure

The taught part of the course comprises 7 subject modules – 6 compulsory and one optional.  These modules consist of lectures, seminars, tutorials, and example classes. Each module is assessed by coursework submission alone or a combination of examination and coursework.  Some include oral presentation of project/assignment work.

The first two academic terms consist of taught modules, followed by examinations at the end of term 2 in March.  In term 3, students continue work on their group project and their individual project under the supervision of a member of academic staff.  The Project Management exam is also in term 3.  After May, students work full time on their individual projects.

Accreditation of Mechanical Engineering MSc programme

This programme is accredited by the IMechE and the IMarEST on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements.


For entry in September 2021, the modules will include:

Core Modules

Optional Modules

Students will need to choose :

  • one module option from either Block A or Block B


  • two module options from the other block

Individual Project

Please note that there are some changes pending for this degree programme.  If you have any queries, please contact us at

Contact Information

If you have questions about this programme please contact:

Estelle Cossin, Programme Administrator
+44 (0)20 7679 3907

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