The University of Warwick, School of Engineering

Introduction

Warwick’s School of Engineering is one of the leading unified engineering schools in the UK. Our integrated approach to engineering education brings together the key branches of engineering and draws upon research strengths in core engineering disciplines.

Study

Warwick offers a range of exciting engineering courses that will open up a world of opportunities to you. Our international reputation for excellence in teaching and research means that your Warwick degree will be known and respected throughout the world. Our courses are accredited by the key engineering institutions in the UK including the IET, InstMC, IMechE, IStructE and ICE.

Research

The School of Engineering benefits from its multidisciplinary approach, with research covering a broad range of topics. Key themes of Energy, Biomedical and Cities provide a framework to the research efforts, which are underpinned by research strengths in 9 core engineering areas. The School employs some of the leading engineers in their field, who regularly publish papers in top ranking journals. There are currently over 150 students undertaking postgraduate research degrees and 25 research post-doctorate staff.

Partnerships

The School of Engineering has a strong track record of collaborating with industrial partners through both research and teaching activities, and with internationally-recognised academics at universities both in the UK and internationally. Our strategic partnership with WMG on campus allows our courses to be delivered in a unified way, drawing on the expertise and facilities of two of the University’s departments. The two departments also collaborate on a number of internationally-significant joint research programmes.

Scholarships

Undergraduate: We're able to offer many different scholarships on all our undergraduate courses. Further details on the School's website: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/study/ug/scholarships.

Postgraduate: We're pleased to offer a new £80,000 Scholarship fund for taught Masters students. We have up to 20 scholarships, each worth £4,000, on all MSc courses. More details on the School's website: www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/study/pg/funding/pgt.

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Programmes

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MSc

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time 12  October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry

The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is intended to focus on the key skills required by the modern mechanical engineer. [+]

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering (H341) The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering is intended to focus on the key skills required by the modern mechanical engineer. Students will develop the qualities and transferable skills required for demanding employment in the engineering sector. The course fosters the independent learning ability required for continuing professional development and acquiring new skills at the highest level. All the MSc courses have received accreditation from the IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology) as meeting the academic requirements for CEng status when combined with an accredited first degree. Particular emphasis is placed on the understanding and skills necessary for correct application of computational methods and packages in mechanical engineering analysis. Through selecting modules from a wider range of options, the course can be individually tailored to meet the particular needs and interests of each student. It is aimed at graduate engineers who wish to pursue a career in industry using advanced engineering techniques or those wishing to gain in depth knowledge for a career in research. The primary goal of the course is to provide education at postgraduate level in mechanical engineering that will enable graduates to proceed to Chartered Engineer status. Students develop the versatility and depth of knowledge to deal with new and unusual challenges across a wide range of disciplines within engineering and beyond. Teaching is underpinned by research activities in automotive systems, biomedical engineering, solid and fluid mechanics, electrical and thermal energy systems, energy conversion and storage and sustainable cities. Staff generate numerous publications, conference presentations, patents and spin-out companies. The University has links with a wide range of institutions both within the UK and internationally and the School benefits from research collaboration with many of these other academic and industrial organisations. Course structure and content The degree (180 credits) incorporates 8 taught modules (15 credits each) and a research project (60 credits). The five core modules of the course focus on essential advanced level aspects of solid and fluid mechanics, precision engineering, modelling and simulation. These topics develop skills in understanding and modelling a range of complex systems, developing the theories of interaction and representing these with mathematical formulae. Solution of these models is covered through analytical solution, writing computer code and using proprietary (industry standard) software. These skills are useful in all areas of mechanical engineering and are associated with the application of computers in engineering practice. Three optional modules allow a focused study of topics directed towards the students’ own interests and provide students with a knowledge and understanding of the ‘state-of-the-art’ in one or more of the many areas of mechanical engineering in which the School has acknowledged expertise. The optional modules are run in subject areas for which Warwick has a very strong research background and are led by academics who are experts in the field. Projects can be chosen in any available subject area. The project allows students to specialise further in their chosen field of interest, gaining substantial expertise in one particular area. Although the School offers a broad range of project topics, the individual project is usually associated with current research activity or industrial consultancy. Students therefore benefit from working at the cutting edge of their chosen field, doing work that is of direct relevance to society or industry. Core modules Computational Fluid Dynamics (ES440) Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems (ES480) Finite Element Methods (ES4B5) Precision Engineering and Microsystems (ES442) Systems Modelling and Simulation (ES93Q) Optional modules Choose three from the following: Advanced Fluid Dynamics (ES441) Fuel Cells and Energy Storage (ES96X) Heat Transfer Theory and Design (ES4D9) Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ES4C3) Renewable Energy (ES4E0) Individual research project The individual research project is an in-depth experimental, theoretical or computational investigation of a topic chosen you in conjunction with your academic supervisor. Typical project titles include: CFD for electric car battery cooling system design Developing and testing an improved solar thermal collector (for hot water) Gearbox design for wind turbines to withstand electrical faults Modelling and Simulation of Biological Control Systems Patterns of locomotion - towards advanced pedometry Sniffing out disease: The detection of human diseases by electronic nose Module code: ES96W-60 Project [-]

MSc Communications and Information Engineering

Campus Full time 12  October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry

The course provides students with comprehensive training in the essential elements of modern communication and information engineering. [+]

MSc Communications and Information Engineering (H641) The course provides students with comprehensive training in the essential elements of modern communication and information engineering. The information theoretic underpinnings are provided in conjunction with physical layer aspects of both optical and radio transmission, and the signal processing methods. Furthermore, the course covers evolutions in the radio network architecture and deployment. The optional modules are topical and diverse encompassing the design of application specific integrated circuits, micro-electromechanical systems and optical engineering. Cross-discipline options within the Department of Computer Science offer key insights into the approaches to the increasing amount of data being collected in modern society ('big data'). In particular, there is the chance to study digital multimedia storage and communications technologies, data analytics and data mining in terms of algorithms and goals in real-world problems. To complement the taught modules, students carry out a significant project, which will provide them with the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice. Students will also attend seminars on project planning and management, ethics, health & safety, report writing, library skills and career management, to help prepare them for the demands of the course and for future study or industry. Graduates will be well equipped for employment in the plethora of branches of the modern information and communication revolution. Recent graduates occupy positions in industries ranging from core network provision through logistics to software support, in addition to opportunities in data communication equipment and services both in the UK and worldwide. The department has strong links with a number of leading telecommunications companies. Moreover, the course is the perfect platform for progression to a research degree. The course sits firmly in the middle of the area of information and communication technology, providing the both the foundations and application examples drawn from recent research and industrial practice. For example, there is increased focus in industry to leverage the recent explosion in social media data to make better informed decisions on how to invest in engineering infrastructure. Core modules Advanced Wireless Systems and Networks (ES96T) Information Theory and Coding (ES96Y) Wireless Communications (ES4D2) Optical Communication Systems (ES4C4) Signal & Image Processing (ES4C8) Optional modules Choose three from the following: ASICs, MEMS and Smart Devices (ES434) Optical Engineering (ES4C5) Multimedia Processing, Communications and Storage (from Computer Science) (CS403) Foundations of Data Analytics (from Computer Science) (CS910) Data Mining (from Computer Science) (CS909) Individual research project The individual research project is an in-depth experimental, theoretical or computational investigation of a topic chosen you in conjunction with your academic supervisor. Typical project titles include: Network coding for underwater communications Nanoscale communication networks Forward Error Correction for Spectrally Sliced Transmission Routing Algorithm Design for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Logical Stochastic Resonance Design of Radio Devices using Metamaterials Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibre Transmission [-]

MSc Energy and Power Engineering

Campus Full time 12  October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry

Qualified electrical engineers are desperately needed by the power industry, including manufacturers, project developers, independent consultants and network operators. [+]

MSc Energy and Power Engineering (H642) Qualified electrical engineers are desperately needed by the power industry, including manufacturers, project developers, independent consultants and network operators. There is also a severe shortage of such expertise in other sectors of the society, such as government bodies and finance organizations, in order to provide the energy demand subject to pressing environmental and economical constraints. This MSc course at the University of Warwick allows candidates with general engineering and/or science backgrounds to acquire additional knowledge and skills required by for a power engineer. For candidates who have already got an electrical engineering or electronics background, the course is an opportunity to update the knowledge to include the latest development in renewable energy (including energy from the environment) and smart grids, making use of modern sensing, communication and signal processing technologies. The course consists of five core taught modules covering the fundamental aspects of modern power systems and energy conversion technologies which are core in renewable generation and energy storage. The candidates will also choose three from six optional modules to study the ‘non-electrical’ technologies that are crucial to the safe and reliable operation of modern power and energy systems. Concurrently to the taught modules, each candidate will carry out a supervised research/development project that will be of industrial significance. Students will also attend seminars on project planning and management, ethics, health & safety, report writing, library skills and career management, to help prepare them for the demands of the course and for future study or industry. The course is delivered by a team of world-class research active academics in energy and power engineering, most of whom had industrial employment record in their career background. This guarantees that the course materials are always up-to-date and reflect the reality of the industry and society. The projects the candidates are to undertake will often come directly from the strategic partners of the School such as Warwickshire Council, GE, Mott Macdonald and National Grid, giving candidates the precious experience of working within real project teams. Core modules Electrical Machines and Power Systems (ES96Z) Fuel Cells and Energy Storage (ES96X) Operation and Control of Power Systems (ES97A) Power Electronic Converters and Devices (ES4D4) Renewable Energy from the Environment (ES4E0) Optional modules Choose three from the following: ASICs, MEMS and Smart Devices (ES434) Heat Transfer Theory and Design (ES4D9) Optical Communication Systems (ES4C4) Signal & Image Processing (ES4C8) Systems Modelling and Simulation (ES93Q) Wireless Communications (ES4D2) Individual project The individual research project is an in-depth experimental, theoretical or computational investigation of a topic chosen by you in conjunction with an academic supervisor. Typical project titles are: Energy footprint of power device fabrication Power electronics modelling using wavelet transforms Motor drive simulation for hybrid electric vehicles Power electronic technologies for wind power generation Intelligent management of distributed generation Module code: ES96W-60 Project [-]

MSc Sustainable Energy Technologies

Campus Full time October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry

In this course students will gain in-depth and advanced knowledge of a diverse range of sustainable energy technologies, including wind, tidal, solar, fuel cells and biomass. [+]

The development of sustainable and renewable methods for power generation is a global priority, motivated by the impacts of fossil fuel use on the environment, as well as dwindling reserves of most fossil fuels. The main challenges in the shift away from fossil-fuel based power generation lie in the development of sustainable energy technologies, from the engineering of new materials to the integration of these technologies into power distribution networks. In this course students will gain in-depth and advanced knowledge of a diverse range of sustainable energy technologies, including wind, tidal, solar, fuel cells and biomass. The content ranges from fundamental principles to the latest developments in these technologies. The students will be introduced to key enabling technologies, including those for energy storage (electrical, electrochemical, mechanical and thermal) and power distribution. Students will also attend seminars on project planning/management, ethics, health & safety, report writing, library skills and career management, to help prepare them for the demands of the course and for future study or employment. This course is aimed at graduate engineers who wish to pursue a career in the energy technologies industry or those wishing to pursue a career in research through PhD study. Teaching is underpinned by research activities in the following areas: Energy storage (thermal and electrical) Fuel cells Electrical and thermal energy systems Sustainable chemical processes and materials (including sustainable fuel production) Power systems Power electronics for the grid Sustainable cities The University has links with a wide range of institutions both within the UK and internationally and the School benefits from research collaboration with many of these other academic and industrial organizations. [-]

MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  October 2017 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an [+]

MSc Tunnelling and Underground Space

This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired a Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng(Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree.

This degree is endorsed and supported by the British Tunnelling Society and the International Tunnelling Association.

Industry Links

The British Tunnelling Society (BTS) support the course by providing bursaries and student prizes, by providing a steering group to advise on the syllabus, and by providing module champions and guest lecturers. Approximately 20% of teaching is delivered by guest lecturers from industry who give up their time freely to support the course. This ensures that the course is relevant, and specialist subjects or interesting case studies can be presented by the experts with first-hand experience of design and construction.... [-]


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