University of Bolton: Mechanical Engineering

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University of Bolton
School of Engineering



“Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It's coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.” – James Dyson, founder of the Dyson company.

Get your career in gear, with the No.4 university in the UK for teaching quality according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. We have a rich history in engineering, evolving from the Bolton Mechanics' Institute founded in 1825 that has resulted in a reputation for delivering world-class, industry-relevant education across all of our disciplines. 

Education at the University of Bolton is ‘Teaching Intensive, Research Informed.’ This means you will be taught by staff with first-hand experience of the engineering sector. Strong industry partnerships allow us to organise a range of guest lectures, placements, industrial seminars, and professional body talks.

Why the University of Bolton?
We focus on the needs of the industry to prepare the next generation of engineers to be the ingenious problem solvers in demand by employers. Alternatively, our courses are a great preparation if you’re considering a PhD or professional doctorate. Ultimately our aim is to support and help you have a successful career..

The School of Engineering offers a range of career-focussed postgraduate courses. Working with industry, we design our courses to build specialist knowledge relevant to your preferred profession ensuring that our courses remain relevant and up-to-date.

Experience in purpose-built facilities, will develop specialist knowledge preparing you for a career in your chosen sector.

Supporting industry partners such as Albatec Racing allows the opportunity to step out of the classroom and into the world of motorsport engineering, whilst making key industry contacts.

The University of Bolton has an outstanding reputation for engineering research, our work was classed as world leading by Research Excellence Framework. This activity takes place within the School of Engineering across a number of centres':

  • Institute for Materials Research and Innovation, which is internationally known for its strong applied materials science and engineering applications
  • Built Environment Centre for Research, which includes the Inclusive and Sustainable Environments research group
  • Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering, a leading centre for the study of automotive performance engineering and motorsport technology

Your classes will be held in the new £13 million state-of-the-art National Centre for Motorsport Engineering.

“Everywhere we go and everything we do we can see the legacy of engineering and its impact on our lives. Learn how to help make an impact tomorrow.” - Professor Danny Morton, University of Bolton.

To discover more information about our School of Engineering, take a look around our website.

Our students come first
Relatively small classes ensure that we can mentor your progress with one-to-one support. We are the No.1 university in Greater Manchester for student satisfaction according to The Complete University Guide 2019.

Staff are always happy to help with any concerns you have. Student Services are on hand to assist you with any problems.

Remember you can always contact the Head of Engineering if you require further information before applying:
Professor Paul McMahon
E: P.McMahon@bolton.ac.uk
T: 01204 903696.

If you require help with bursary’s, please get in touch with the Bursary and Scholarship Advisor:
Carol Gray
E: studentfunding@bolton.ac.uk
T: +44 (0)1204 903 499

We hope that you will consider joining the University of Bolton where you are a name and not just a student number.

Courses available
MSc Civil Engineering
       
1 year full-time – University of Bolton
2 years part-time – University of Bolton

MSc Construction Project Management
1.5 years full-time – University of Bolton
3 years part-time – University of Bolton

MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) And Engineering Management
18 months full-time (double award) – University of Bolton
18 months full-time – University of Bolton
3 years part-time – University of Bolton

MSc Systems Engineering (Mechanical) And Engineering Management
18 months full-time (double award)  Universit of Bolton
18 months full-time – University of Bolton
3 years part-time – University of Bolton

MSc Systems Engineering (Mechatronics) And Engineering Management
18 months full-time (double award) – full time  University of Bolton 
18 months full-time – University of Bolton
3 years part-time – University of Bolton

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