The degree of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (with thesis) is awarded for successfully completing the requirements of a program of study, which covers the taught courses (compulsory and elective) as well as a graduate thesis. The thesis is an independent investigation of specialized areas within the general field of mechanical engineering and associated disciplines. The MSc degree gives candidates the opportunity to deepen their knowledge in the broad field of Mechanical Engineering and contribute to the process of discovery and knowledge creation through the conduct of original research. Candidates for this degree are taught and supervised by experienced faculty and are expected to demonstrate initiative in their approach and innovation in their work. In addition to successfully completing the taught course component of the program, candidates prepare and present a thesis on their chosen area.
The program load is 21 credits (i.e., 120 ECTS credits minimum) for 2 years (4 semesters) normally. The language of the program is English. The program is particularly suitable for mechanical, mechatronics, automotive, materials, aeronautical and naval architectural engineers.