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Masters in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction and use of machines. The mechanical engineer’s chief function is to transform an idea into a product viable for the marketplace by deciding on the best way to design and manufacture it, based on her expertise in how objects and systems interact with motion and thermal environments.

A Masters in Mechanical Engineering will prepare you for a range of specialized engineering careers within aerospace, automation, civil engineering and water supply. But it could also be good preparation for careers in many other sectors, including financial and management positions, in which your numerical skills and talent for high-level analysis and problem solving would be highly valued. 

Key Skills

  • Technical and scientific knowledge
  • IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Teamwork
  • Strong spoken communication
  • Organization and project management
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • High levels of numeracy
  • Understanding of industry contexts and processes
  • Awareness of emerging sectors and applications