Master (2 years) of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 120 ECTSEngineering
|Institution||Aarhus University (AU)|
|Campus||Aarhus University School of Engineering|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||6750 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionHow do you design the blades of a wind turbine? How do you calculate the lifetime of a computer chip or a fuel cell? How do you analyse the dynamics of a racing car? These are just some of the questions you may be exploring on the MSc in Mechanical Engineering programme. The programme provides students with the opportunity to apply theory to practical issues, with scope for interdisciplinary collaboration. You will gain a sound understanding of advanced calculation methodologies, such as the finite element method (FEM) and multidisciplinary simulation tools. You will study topics such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), structural dynamics and modal analysis, and fracture mechanics and fatigue. The basis for these competencies includes continuum mechanics, elasticity theory and plasticity theory.
Choice of Electives and SpecialisationThe first and second semester include a number of compulsory courses and elective course packages within the specialisations of applied mechanics, materials engineering, therm-fluid engineering and robot systems. The third semester includes elective courses, as well as a project that can be undertaken in collaboration with a company and/or a research group. As a student on the degree programme, you will be offered semi-annual student development interviews, in which you can discuss topics such as requests and plans regarding choice of courses, as well as choosing subjects from other departments at Aarhus University.
Student LifeThe Department of Engineering has a number of social spaces where you can meet other students outside class, and this is an excellent basis for social activities. There is also an engineering club for staff and students through which students can network with like-minded people. As in all departments, there is a popular Friday bar, and the Tågekammeret association organises celebrations and social events for all science and technology students across departments.
CareersGraduates from the Mechanical Engineering programme are currently working in a wide range of fields – from basic engineering or science research in joint projects with research institutes and the industrial sector, to R&D projects in industry. Many have moved into careers within R&D departments in industrial enterprises, while some have undertaken PhDs in Denmark or abroad.
AdmissionTo find out more about admission to the MSc in Mechanical Engineering please visit the programme’s website.
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