Students will learn fundamental skills and knowledge by studying core modules such as Engineering Mathematics, Mechanical principles, and Machines and Mechanisms. These modules will provide students with a strong foundation in mathematical concepts and their application in engineering. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of mechanical principles and the functioning of various machines and mechanisms used in engineering applications. The optional modules in the curriculum include Design for 3D Printing, Bioengineering, and Emerging Materials and Processes to tailor the course to your interests. These modules allow students to explore specialised areas within engineering that align with their interests and career goals. Design for 3D Printing focuses on the principles and techniques of designing for additive manufacturing, while Bioengineering delves into the application of engineering principles in biology and medicine. Emerging Materials and Processes introduces students to technological advancements in materials science and manufacturing. By selecting the optional modules, students can customise their courses to suit their interests and aspirations in engineering. Modules such as Product Design, Project Management, and Engineering Business Environment equip you with the professional skills you need to work in the industry.
Our teaching and course content is informed by our research in diverse areas, including aerodynamics, fluid systems, transportation, manufacturing, and sustainable development.
You can study Mechanical Engineering as a three-year BEng (Hons) programme.
- Study various topics, including computer-aided design, thermodynamics and heat transfer, solid mechanics, dynamics and control, materials engineering and processing, and fracture mechanics.
- The programme leaders are experienced professionals dedicated to ensuring students receive a high-quality education. They are readily available to answer any questions or concerns students may have regarding the accreditation process or the course content.
- Access to DMU's on-campus facilities, such as dynamic laboratories, mechanics and materials laboratories, engine test cells, and Rohde and Schwarz embedded systems laboratories.
- Open your career prospects across various fields, including aerospace, automotive, defence, energy, and product manufacturing.
- DMU Dubai students can now benefit from the Industry Advisory Board, which comprises leading experts and professionals at the enterprise level. The board provides valuable insights and guidance to ensure the curriculum remains relevant and current with industry trends and demands.
- Benefit from Education 2030, where a simplified ‘block learning’ timetable means you will study one subject at a time and have more time to engage with your learning, receive faster feedback and enjoy a better study-life balance.
We want to ensure you have the best learning experience possible and a supportive and nurturing learning community. That’s why we’re introducing a new block model for delivering the majority of our courses, known as Education 2030. This means a more simplified timetable where you will study one subject at a time instead of several at once. You will have more time to engage with your learning and get to know the teaching team and course mates. You will receive faster feedback through more regular assessment, and have a better study-life balance to enjoy other important aspects of university life.Read more about Education 2030
- Block 1: Engineering Tools and Principles 1
- Block 2: Engineering Tools and Principles 2
- Block 3: Mechanical Design and Manufacturing 1
- Block 4: Mechanical Design and Manufacturing 2
- Block 1: Mechanical Principles
- Block 2: Dynamic, Instrumentation and Control
- Block 3: Mechanical Materials and Structures
- Block 4: Design and Project Management
- Block 1: Advanced Mechanical Materials and Professional Practice
- Block 2: Mechanical Energy Analysis
- Blocks 3 & 4: Project based modules
Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.
Teaching and assessments
Mechanical Engineering is taught by knowledgeable and experienced staff giving you the opportunity to gain a sound understanding of engineering principles along with the professional skills that will enable you to study successfully and embark on a rewarding career.
A variety of techniques are used throughout the Mechanical Engineering course with an emphasis on lectures, supporting tutorials and laboratory classes.
Student-centred learning takes place through the research and presentation of findings, report writing, individual and group assignments and practical work-based exercises to develop your skills and understanding.
You will have access to computer and experimental laboratory facilities throughout the course, including industry-standard 3D design and FEA Analysis software.
Teaching contact hours
You will normally attend around 12–16 hours of timetabled taught sessions each week, and are expected to undertake around 20 further hours of directed independent study and assignments as required.