Engineering Postgraduate Study

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The global pandemic has accelerated the adoption of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and robotics. These innovations will disrupt many global industries and will make changes to our everyday lives sooner than predicted. 

If the events of the past two years have given you reason to reflect and reconsider your career plans, now is the time to enhance your engineering knowledge and skills with a postgraduate degree at the University of Salford.

Take your engineering knowledge further in 2022

Rising to the challenge of our changing world, we offer a range of exciting engineering postgraduate courses that can be the start of your next journey. So, if you are looking to advance into engineering design and robotics, or reimagine transport systems, we can help you achieve your goals.

Don’t miss out on an opportunity to make 2022 the year you take your career potential further.  Learn more about our engineering postgraduate courses by joining our next open day. You can speak directly to course leaders, ask questions, explore course modules and consider your options. 

Go further with Salford

Engineering and Robotics Postgraduate Courses

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Engineering is in our DNA. Through our pioneering research agenda, we’ve developed a range of specialist postgraduate engineering courses in aviation, energy, robotics, structures and transport. 

Featuring industry-aligned curriculums, and flexible learning pathways, our engineering and robotics postgraduate courses are led by programme teams that are part of professional and research communities driving engineering innovation throughout the UK and beyond.

Engineering and robotics postgraduate courses at Salford

Advanced Control Systems (MSc)

Automated drawing robot
  • Gain a critical awareness and understanding of current problems in control engineering
  • Learn to manage complex issues, and communicate conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialists
  • Available with full and part-time study pathways, with start dates in January and September

Advanced Mechanical Engineering Design (MSc)

A robotics student working on a project
  • Gain specialist knowledge in mechatronics, robotics and automation, artificial intelligence and energy utilisation
  • Learn about computational methods and packages in mechanical engineering analysis design to solve complex challenges
  • Available with full and part-time study pathways, with start dates in January and September

Aerospace Engineering (MSc)

Aircraft pilots
  • Gain critical thinking skills to make informed decisions on the design, development and manufacture of the next-generation craft and equipment
  • Enhance your understanding of aerodynamics, system design and flight control
  • Benefit from an expert teaching team, supported by strong connections within the aviation industry

Petroleum and Gas Engineering (MSc)

A gas pipeline
  • Learn management and scientific decision-making and problem-solving as you explore gas and oil exploration, drilling, production and delivery
  • Enhance your career prospects in the oil and gas industries as you build knowledge about the distribution and transmission of oil and gas
  • Available with full and part-time study pathways, with start dates in January and September

Robotics and Automation (MSc)

Robots
  • Critically review current autonomous intelligent robots as you build your understanding of control engineering and intelligent systems concepts
  • Learn to apply techniques including fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks and evolutionary computing
  • Available with full and part-time study pathways, with start dates in January and September

Sustainable Air Transport operations and Planning (MSc)

An airplane
  • Build analytical skills and practical techniques needed to identify challenges and find solutions to facilitate sustainable growth of air transport
  • Improve your skills in research, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and time management
  • Benefit from expert teaching staff with extensive experience and connections within the aviation industry

Structural Engineering (MSc)

Castlefield,Manchester
  • Follow a professionally-accredited programme as you develop the skills and knowledge to tackle the challenges of contemporary structural engineering
  • Learn from IStructE award-winning academics as you explore how technology is driving change in building design and construction practice
  • Available with full and part-time study pathways, with start dates in January and September

Transport Engineering and Planning (MSc)

Manchester Tram
  • Explore how planning, engineering, environmental science and modelling work combine
  • Receive training on a wide range of transport specific software as you learn to develop solutions to support transport and planning policy
  • Benefit from strong, long-standing connections with transport industry partners across the UK and Europe

Engineering postgraduate research

Take your subject interest further with postgraduate research. 

Our Salford Innovation and Research Centre (SIRC)  is home to PhD and Research Master’s opportunities exploring the advancement of engineering, robotics and technology for societal progress and economic growth. 

Explore our Doctoral School to learn more about research training, support and opportunities.

Engineering at Salford

Postgraduate study with Salford