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Postgraduate subject

Mechanical Engineering

07 November 2023
A discipline involved with the design and development of anything with moving parts.


Mechanical Engineering


Postgraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering offers you specialised training in research and creative engineering skills.

You can develop professional experience in areas such as product design, manufacturing, building services, power generation, transportation, and medical technologies.

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Mechanical Engineering

What will my study involve?

Research projects are available in a range of areas, including:

  • Acoustics and vibrations
  • Biomedical
  • Design
  • Energy and thermodynamics
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Instrumentation, dynamics, and control
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Robotics, control, and instrumentation.

See more information on Mechanical Engineering postgraduate research project areas.

Mechanical Engineering

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

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