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MEngMechanical Engineering with Nuclear Technology

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Overview

As low carbon electricity becomes increasingly important, there’s a growing demand for skilled nuclear engineers. This degree has been designed in consultation with the nuclear industry to meet this need.

You’ll gain a broad understanding of mechanical engineering by following the MEng Mechanical Engineering in the first two years. In years three and four, you’ll have the opportunity to specialise in nuclear engineering through taught modules and an individual and group design project on nuclear technology.

All our students also take the Global Engineering Challenge. Working with students from other engineering courses, you’ll have to find creative solutions to problems. The project looks at challenges faced by communities throughout the world. It’s designed to develop you as a professional engineer and get you thinking about sustainable solutions.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Engineering Mechanics
Essential Mathematical Skills & Techniques
Matter, Flow and Energy
Design Skills
Design and Manufacturing
Laboratory Skills for Mechanical Engineers
Materials Under Stress
Global Engineering Challenge Week

Optional modules:

Engineering Techniques and Manufacturing Technology

Second year

Core modules:

Computational and Numerical Methods
Design of Engineering Components
Design of Structures, Machines and Systems
Dynamics of Structures and Machines
Electric Circuits
Finance and Law for Engineers
Fluids Engineering
Heat Transfer
Materials Processing
Mathematics for Engineering Modelling
Mechanics of Deformable Solids
Project Management and HRM for Engineers
Engineering – You’re Hired

Third year

Core modules:

Group Design Project
Advanced Engineering Thermodynamic Cycles
Experiments and Modelling
Integrated Design Skills
Integrity of Materials and Components
Nuclear Science, Engineering and Technology
Sensors, Actuators and Controllers

Optional modules:

Advanced Mechanics of Solids
Aero Propulsion
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Energy: Properties and Optimisation
Finite Element Techniques
Innovation Management
Mathematics (Computational Methods)
Renewable Energy
Robotics
Vibrations and Acoustics

Fourth year

Core modules:

Individual Project
Advanced Nuclear Systems
Nuclear Reactor Engineering
Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics and Heat Transfer
The Professional Responsibility of Engineers

Optional modules:

Acoustics
Additive Manufacturing – Principles and Applications
Advanced Aero Propulsion
Advanced Finite Element Modelling
Advanced Fluid Mechanics
Aerodynamic Design
Automotive Dynamics
Experimental Stress Analysis
Introduction to Biomedical Imaging Sciences
Mechanical Engineering of Railways
Reciprocating Engines
Signal Processing and Instrumentation
Structural Vibration: Analysis and Practice
Technology Strategy and Business Planning
Tribology of Machine Elements

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to careers in manufacturing, transport, power generation or engineering consultancies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States