Engineering

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We believe that Engineering is where change begins. Study with us and be challenged to think creatively, push boundaries and influence innovation. Through placements, live projects and volunteering opportunities you’ll gain real-world engineering experience, enhancing your employability on graduation. And because Bristol is home to a booming aerospace and engineering industry, you’re ideally located to bring change to life.

Please note that some of our postgraduate course start dates have moved to January 2021. You can see a full list of January 2021 start dates on our website.

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Engineering courses

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MSc Civil Engineering

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Develop your engineering expertise in line with the ever-changing demands of this highly-regarded and rewarding profession. Our expert teaching staff are active in research or consultancy, so your learning is informed by the latest thinking.

You'll benefit from our links with major industry employers, including Arup, the Environment Agency, Highways England, Wessex Water and Bristol Waste.

MSc Mechanical Engineering

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Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), this course gives you further skills, knowledge – and qualification – in Mechanical Engineering, to help prepare you for a range of exciting roles or career moves, or for further study.

Professional engineering institutions now require engineers to have at least Master's-level knowledge, such as an MEng or MSc qualification, to achieve professional registration as a Chartered Engineer. With many high-tech engineering companies now operating pan-European and globally, Master's-level qualifications are often considered essential for career development.

MSc Engineering Management

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This is a professional interdisciplinary course, providing all the ingredients for you to advance your career as a leader or into a senior position of leadership of technology and/or engineering businesses. The content is research-informed, industry-focused with strong leadership development.

Engineering and the part it has to play in shaping the future is shifting at an unprecedented rate – with global challenges, technology revolution, fast innovation and a range of related issues demanding ever greater skills, awareness and agility from today's industry and business leaders.

MSc Engineering Management offers a unique opportunity for those who are eager to equip themselves with the essential capabilities and industry-relevant skills to excel as a future leader in an increasingly globally connected environment.

MSc Transport Engineering and Planning

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As career opportunities in transport engineering and planning continue to grow, this course's excellent reputation gives you a competitive edge. Learn from industry experts at the forefront of research, enjoy our strong industry links and gain valuable experience through outstanding work placements.

This course is an excellent route to a wide range of career opportunities. Estimating transport needs, providing systems and infrastructure to meet those needs, and addressing the impacts of transport on society and the environment, all require the understanding and skills this course offers.