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Coventry University: Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Institution Coventry University View institution profile
Department School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering
Study type Taught


The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is informed by Coventry University’s commercial and academic research in areas such as durability and reliability, light weighting, renewable energy technologies of wind and hydro power, advanced simulation and future concepts.

  • Our collaborative links with industry facilitate a programme of guest speakers (subject to availability) who will share the latest technological advances, issues and trends, as well as provide opportunities to engage with companies on ‘live’ collaborative projects2.

  • Coventry University offers modern facilities4 in our £50 million Engineering and Computing Building. Facilities include a Mercedes AMG Petronas wind tunnel, composites lab, metrology lab, shaker rig, flow lab, engine test cell, automotive workshop, fatigue and tensile testing (Instron), a full-size Harrier Jet, three further simulators, civil engineering specialist testing equipment, a range of Computerised Numeric Control (CNC) machinery and a laser workshop amongst others.

  • You will have the option to apply for a ‘work placement’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See modules for more you fully understand the requirements in this regard, please contact the International Office for further details if you are an EU or International student.

Why you should study this course Coventry University has a long and prestigious automotive, transport and engineering heritage. Our graduates are employed by automotive vehicle and system manufacturers and design professionals all over the world.

  • This programme is aimed at both new graduates and experienced engineering professionals who wish to develop advanced skills in thermofluids, metrology, design and technology and engineering simulation and analysis.

  • The university’s facilities provide access to a wide range of industry standard commercial engineering software used for computer aided design, finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics. You may have the opportunity to model and analyse engineering systems using stress analysis, heat transfer, dynamics and fluid mechanics.

  • Our current strong links with local industry, which include Jaguar Land Rover, Aston Martin, UNIPART, SAIC, Prodrive, Airbus, Tata, GKN, Ricardo and MIRA, may provide opportunities for industry engagement working on actual projects (subject to availability) which may provide the opportunity to put into practice what you learn, through solving real-life problems.


Coventry University

Coventry University is a provider of world-class teaching, learning and impactful research, and pushes the boundaries of what higher education can achieve regionally, nationally and across the world.

Graduates could gain an advantage in their career with a postgraduate qualification from Coventry University. You can choose from a selection of courses at one of our UK university locations.



Why choose Coventry University?

  • Top 30 in the world for our ratio of international students (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • Awarded five QS Stars for internationalisation, inclusiveness employability, facilities and teaching (QS Stars University Ratings)
  • Ranked 9th for resources …
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