Mechanical Engineering Postgraduate Taught and Research Courses – funding options available

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Why Swansea University?

100% world-leading and internationally excellent environment – Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

Embark on a journey of innovation and precision with our Mechanical Engineering programmes at Swansea University. Our structured teaching and research initiatives are founded on the expertise of our faculty and robust partnerships, guaranteeing that our students acquire vital theoretical and practical skills essential for thriving in both industry and research.

Our graduates are primed for fulfilling careers in diverse sectors such as fitness and leisure, elite sports performance, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and beyond. Our research efforts encompass the areas of science, technology, health, and medicine as they relate to sports, exercise, and health contexts, involving a broad spectrum of demographics including children, older adults, clinical groups, and elite international athletes.

High Quality Teaching

You will be taught by world-leading researchers and experts, including Dr Alison Williams who has been involved in several industry led projects in the areas of wind turbines, metal processing, manufacture of electronics components and the development of ventilation systems. As a member of the Marine Energy Research Group, Alison is currently involved in developing computational models to assess both the performance of marine energy devices and their interactions with the environment.

Exceptional Facilities

The Mechanical Engineering facilities include an extensive Robotics Laboratory, Virtual Reality Suite, Cyber Physical Factory, Student led Hack/Innovation Space, 3D printers, Formula Student Workshop, Wind Tunnel and multiple material testing and advanced manufacturing technologies. Our students have also built their own 3D printers, which are used for different projects.

Links With Industry

We have close interaction with large companies such as Tata Steel and Ford, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. We have worked with Astra-Zeneca, British Aerospace, Qinetiq, GKN, Rolls-Royce, SKF, Freeport, One Steel, and Barrick Gold. In addition, some of our graduates have gone on to have interesting and varied careers at companies such as, Tata Steel, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, BP, GE Aviation, Ford and Babcock International Group.

Find Your Perfect Course

Your Postgraduate Community

Engineering at Swansea offers a wealth of opportunities. Our diverse community of postgraduate students and research staff, coupled with expertise across various domains and a commitment to championing equality, diversity, and inclusivity, fosters a dynamic and inspiring environment for your studies.

Funding – Scholarships & Bursaries

We understand that the cost of your studies is one of the most important factors when deciding on a postgraduate degree. That’s why we offered over £12 million in postgraduate scholarships last year. Find out what funding opportunities may be available to you.


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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International Students.

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