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Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering (2+2)

Mechanical Engineering degree allows our students to design and develop novel and innovative structures and materials for a wide range of technologies from cars to medical devices.

Mechanical Engineers research, develop, design, manufacture and test tools, engines, machines and other mechanical devices for a wide range of applications, from the automotive and aerospace fields to biomedical and microsystems.

Course Code

Course Code

JPT (R2/521/6/0023)
01/29 MQA/FA 0811






4 Years

Delivery Model

Delivery Model

2 years in Malaysia,
2 years in the UK

Mechanical Engineering

Why Study this Course

Mechanical Engineering

Course Structure

During your first two years at our Malaysia Campus you will concentrate on the fundamentals of engineering and gain the skills and understanding required to use information technology in an engineering context.

You will follow a core set of modules before specialising in your chosen area in the third and fourth years.

Typical Course Content

Typical Course Content

  • Acoustical Engineering
  • Advanced Materials
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computational Engineering and Design
  • Engineering Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Naval Engineering
  • Sustainable Energy Systems
  • An Introduction to Design
  • Mechanics, Structures and Materials
  • ThermoFluids
  • Electrical and Electronics Systems
  • Mathematics for Engineering and the Environment
  • Mechanical Systems Analysis
  • Systems Design and Computing
  • Mechanics, Machines & Vibration
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Electronics and Control
  • Materials and Structures
  • Engineering Management and Law
  • Mathematics for Engineering and the Environment Part II
  • Thermodynamics
  • Individual Project
  • Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics
  • Engineering Design with Management
  • Heat Transfer and Applications
  • Manufacturing and Materials

Optional modules:

  • Accounting and Finance for Engineers
  • Advanced Partial Differential Equations
  • Aerothermodynamics
  • Aircraft Structural Design
  • Automobile Systems
  • Biomaterials
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics
  • Fundamentals of Acoustics
  • Fundamentals of Ship Science
  • Heat Transfer and Applications
  • Human Factors in Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Materials
  • Marine Craft Concept Design
  • Marine Structures
  • Noise Control Engineering
  • Operational Research
  • Optimisation
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Vehicle Powertrain, Noise and Vibration
  • Wing Aerodynamics
  • Group Design Project
  • Materials, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management

Optional modules:

  • Accounting and Finance for Engineers
  • Active Control of Sound and Vibration
  • Advanced Computational Methods I
  • Advanced Electrical Systems
  • Advanced Finite Element Analysis
  • Advanced Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries
  • Advanced Sensors and Condition Monitoring
  • Advances in Ship Resistance and Propulsion
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Aeroelasticity
  • Aircraft Propulsion
  • Aircraft Structural Design
  • Aircraft Structures
  • Applications of CFD
  • Architectural and Building Acoustics
  • Automobile Systems
  • Automotive Propulsion
  • Bioenergy
  • Biological Flow
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Application of Signal and Image Processing
  • Biomedical Implants and Devices
  • Composites Engineering Design and Mechanics
  • Computational Methods in Biomedical engineering design
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Design Search and Optimisation (DSO) – Principles, Methods,
  • Parameterizations and Case Studies
  • Electroacoustics
  • Failure of Materials and Components
  • Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics
  • Flow Control
  • Fundamentals of Acoustics
  • Heat Transfer and Applications
  • Human Factors in Engineering
  • Human Responses to Sound and Vibration
  • Hypersonic & High Temperature Gas Dynamics
  • Managing within a Global Context
  • Manufacturing and Materials
  • Marine Engineering
  • Materials for Transport Applications
  • Microstructural and Surface Characterisation
  • Noise Control Engineering
  • Numerical Methods
  • Numerical Methods for Acoustics
  • Offshore Engineering & Analysis
  • Operational Research
  • Optimisation
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Principles of Photovoltaics, Fuel Cells and Batteries
  • Principles of Supply Chain Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Race Car Aerodynamics
  • Renewable Energy from Environmental Flows: Wind, Wave and Tide
  • Signal Processing
  • Strategic Management
  • Surface Engineering
  • Sustainable energy systems, resources and usage
  • Turbulence
  • Vehicle Powertrain, Noise and Vibration

Fee and Scholarships

We offer up to 100% scholarships. Chat with our counsellors to understand your options.

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Entry Requirements

These are our typical offers. We are able to exercise some discretion if you do not meet these requirements. Please contact us for an assessment of your predicted and/or confirmed grades.

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Career Opportunities

University of Southampton degrees are highly valued by employers and studying at both our Malaysia and Southampton Campuses will equip you with the skills to operate globally.

Our Mechanical Engineering degrees open up a wide range of exciting career opportunities. 

  • Mechanical engineer
  • Royal Naval officer
  • Helicopter engineer
  • Applications engineer
  • Consultant
  • Design engineer
  • Research consultant
  • Development engineer
  • Oil and gas engineer
  • Airbus UK
  • AWE
  • BAE Systems
  • BP
  • Dyson
  • GE Aviation
  • IAC Aviation
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Lloyds
  • McLaren Racing
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Schlumberger


This course is accredited by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) as meeting the academic requirement, in full, for Chartered Engineer registration.
This course is accredited by:

institution-of-mechanical-engineers-imecheInstitution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

Engineering-CouncilEngineering Council

european-accreditation-of-engineering-programmes-eaepEuropean Accreditation of Engineering Programmes (EAEP)


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