Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering American University of Sharjah (AUS)

What is distinctive about this course?
Our Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program is designed for those whose goal is to work in the different subdisciplines of mechanical engineering, including thermal and green energy systems, fluid systems, solid mechanics, design and manufacturing, and dynamics and control. Our program enhances the technical skills of all mechanical engineers to meet today's demands as well as those of the future.

Course overview:
The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program at AUS aims to prepare mechanical engineering and associated professionals in an environment that combines mechanical engineering practice and technical research to contribute to the growing body of mechanical engineering knowledge, research and development both regionally and internationally.

The mission of the Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program at AUS is to prepare professionals for advanced careers and/or doctoral studies related to mechanical engineering. The program is continuously striving to create a stimulating proactive learning environment that promotes excellence in teaching and research to assist the students in becoming competent, innovative, and responsible professionals.

Students must complete two of the following core courses:

  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Random Variables and Stochastic Processes
  • Advanced Computational Methods

Students may complete some of the following electives:

  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Modeling and Simulation of Mechanical Systems
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Fluid Dynamics
  • Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced Machine Dynamics
  • Advanced Engineering Materials
  • Advanced Topics in Manufacturing
  • HVAC Systems Design
  • Advanced Measurements and Design of Experiments
  • Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering

Who is this course for?
The AUS Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program targets students from all around the world who are looking to be successful professionals in a specialized area of Mechanical Engineering.

How will I benefit from taking this course?
Our program enhances the technical skills of all mechanical engineers to meet today's demands as well as those of the future. Based on high standards similar to those followed in the United States, this program educates mechanical engineers on solving challenging mechanical engineering problems well beyond what they encounter at the undergraduate level.

Entry requirements:
Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from an independently accredited university recognized by AUS. Degreed individuals in engineering fields or a quantitative science field that is closely related to the sought program field may be considered on a case-by-case basis. We also require a 3.0 GPA and a 550 TOEFL score OR 6.5 IELTS. We conditionally admit students with a 2.5 GPA and a 530 TOEFL score OR 6 IELTS.

What former student's have said 
“The professors are highly knowledgeable and highly cooperative. While working on research, you get very constructive feedback from the professors. Moreover, the courses are interesting and prepare 30 American University of Sharjah you for the future. In addition, the facilities provided by the department are extremely helpful for research and studies. Overall, I feel privileged to be enrolled in one of the region’s leading universities.”
Tahir Abdul Hussain Ratlamwala, MSME graduate

“The MSME program at AUS has a variety of areas that one could focus on. It ranges from manufacturing processes to thermofluids to fluid dynamics. I am planning to continue my thesis in fluid dynamics, and the new wind tunnel will be very beneficial for my thesis development. The program has also increased my knowledge and ability to solve real-life problems at work.”
Walid Mazyan, MSME graduate, Petrofac LTD INTL

American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Consciously based upon American institutions of higher education, AUS is thoroughly grounded in Arab culture and is part of a larger process of the revitalization of intellectual life in the Middle East. The university has four academic divisions: the College of Architecture, Art and Design; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Engineering; and the School of Business Administration.

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