MSc(Eng) / MEng / PGDip
The Open University - Faculty of Mathematics, Computing and Technology
For this award you need to hold an honours degree in engineering and to complete an additional 120 points at postgraduate level. Your honours degree can be either our Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (B24), our undergraduate MEng (M02) or an honours degree accredited for Chartered Engineer by one of the engineering institutions licensed by the ECUK.
PhD / MPhil
The Open University - Department of Design, Development, Environment and Materials
The OU Materials Engineering Group is internationally renowned for its work on the development and application of novel techniques for the measurement and analysis of residual stress. In addition to on-site equipment for residual stress analysis using X-ray diffraction, incremental hole drilling, and the contour method, we are intensive users of international neutron and synchrotron X-ray facilities.The group hosts around 16 full-time and 5 part-time research students, many of whom have a focus on residual stresses and their effects on performance.
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