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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

120 ECTS - MS degree

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120 ECTS credits have to be completed for the qualification. Organised as a two-year programme. The study is either 90 ECTS credits in courses and 30 ECTS credits in an individual project or 60 ECTS credits in courses and 60 ECTS credits in an individual project. The choice between 30 and 60 ECTS credit MS projects must be agreed by a faculty advisor.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

  1. Applicants must have completed a BS degree in mechanical engineering or similar subjects at the University of Iceland, or a comparable degree from another University with a grade point average of at least 6.5 on a scale from 1-10. Additional Prerequisites courses may be required.
  2. All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
  3. Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
  4. Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted. These should be from faculty members or others who are familiar with your academic work and qualified to evaluate your potential for graduate study. Please ask your referees to send their letters of recommendation directly to the University of Iceland electronically by e-mail (PDF file as attachment) to admission@hi.is  

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