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Glasgow Caledonian University

Mechanical Engineering (options in Design or Manufacture)

Glasgow Caledonian University
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Rank: 88 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Glasgow Caledonian University

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/28

Duration: 12 months


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88

The Complete University Guide
75

UKEAS Ranking

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Description

Mechanical engineers are both generalists and specialists, bringing broad expertise and specialised mastery to their roles as project managers, leaders and innovators. As a student of GCU's MSc Mechanical Engineering, you'll continue in this tradition. The programme is designed to expand your core knowledge of the discipline while enhancing your skills as a specialist in either design or manufacture.The programme was developed according to the UK Engineering Council's benchmark requirements for professional engineering, ensuring you'll enter the workforce with the relevant capabilities that employers value. It is also accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Furthermore, our industrial advisory board offers strong connections to industry.GCU's mechanical engineering department contributes to important research in the discipline, investigating topics like materials and manufacturing, finite element analysis, computer-aided design and manufacture, and machine condition monitoring.The MSc Mechanical Engineering curriculum encourages you to develop as a professional as well as an engineer.Build your interpersonal skills to succeed as a team member and managerExplore topics such as project planning and methodology, strategy and innovation, and computer-aided engineeringPractise managing resources and meeting project objectivesChoose from two options for specialisation: Design or ManufactureWhen you study engineering at GCU, you'll join a welcoming community of learners and professionals. You'll find classmates and colleagues who are creative and entrepreneurial, committed to using their expertise to make a positive impact and advance the common good.

Requirements

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in a suitable mechanical or manufacturing engineering discipline.

Language qualifications

IELTS (Academic): 6.0

Professional bodies

  • Mechanical Engineers, Institute of

About this university

International students

Caley rates as the second best university in the UK for its international student satisfaction levels. A large part of this is due to the level of international student support on offer as well as the quality of lifestyle on offer. the International Support Team are available to assist with matters such as immigration and visas as well as daily living matters such as making the most of their time in the UK, working between studies and bringing a family to Scotland while they study. The service is based within the Saltire Centre in the main campus area of the university. Student life outside the classroom centres around the Students Union, itself an independent charity that represents the students, provides support and advice and organises the extracurricular activities. All students are automatically members. There is also a free law clinic within the university that assists students with legal advice and assistance particularly in matters such as housing, employment and contract law. The union runs a large selection of clubs and societies for students to get involved with. There are some 60 different societies ranging from culture and faith groups to hobby and interest societies. There are also volunteering and charity work opportunities for those seeking to give something back to the wider community. In addition, there are some 35 sports club including traditional and modern sports.

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