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Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

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Postgraduate study at a world ranking university

Choose an exciting, hands-on engineering course in the world’s first industrial city.

Join our community of global innovators and be at the forefront of the next generation making world-changing, positive contributions to the future of humankind and the planet.

A master's in engineering will develop your knowledge - meaning you can apply your studies to major environmental and humanitarian concerns. What's more, a master's degree from our prestigious Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering will bolster your prospects in today's jobs market.

We offer a range of MSc courses, developed alongside industrial and international engineering leaders, which are designed to both support research activities and meet industrial needs.

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Taught master's courses

Why Manchester?

  • We are world-leading in research areas from computational fluid dynamics to how engineering impacts public policy
  • 100% of our impact case studies are graded as "internationally excellent" or "world-leading" (3* or 4*) (REF 2014)
  • We have almost 200 years' expertise in teaching engineering
  • We have strong industrial links with Airbus, Rolls-Royce, EADS, Dstl, MBDA and ESTEC/ESA, and international partnerships including CARDC

Excellence in teaching

We will ensure you have access to the world-class teaching we are known for, including:

  • To develop the expertise needed to create, improve and protect sustainable physical and natural built environments
  • Access to world-leading research and how to apply this to deliver practical solutions to challenges facing modern industry
  • Teaching from internationally renowned engineers and researchers
  • Research-led courses ensuring excellent employability

Ensuring the highest-quality student experience

We are committed to ensuring you have the best possible student experience while you study with us. Over the next year we will encounter major challenges beyond our control but please know, Manchester is here for you. We will provide continuous support to ensure you have the platform to reach your potential.