Mechanical Engineering Masters (MSc): Learning support
How we can support you
We will allocate you a personal tutor on your arrival at Kingston University. Your tutor will make sure you receive appropriate advice regarding your academic development. During your project, you receive extra support from a project supervisor, who will provide advice and feedback.
You will also be able to use the University's Careers Service and counselling service.
Personal training plans
We offer all students training sessions when they arrive at Kingston University, covering:
- project management;
- communication skills; and
- information research and retrieval.
The aim is to give you the chance to improve your study, research and life skills.
Study skills support
We also offer additional support throughout the course to help you improve your communication and study skills. You can attend optional workshops covering:
- communication skills;
- general English and study skills;
- academic writing; and
- postgraduate writing.
StudySpace is an online learning management system. It is a potentially limitless resource for lecture notes and interactive teaching including:
- access to course materials – such as lecture notes, backup materials, presentations and previous exam papers;
- online chatrooms and bulletin boards – so you can interact with staff and other students; and
- multimedia features – such as video tutorials.
Because you can use StudySpace from any internet-enabled computer at any time, you can choose when and where you study.
The Kingston University student intranet provides a fast, easy way to find information online. It provides everything you need to know about student life at Kingston including direct links to StudySpace, StudentHUB, OSIS and the iCat library search facility.
The Graduate Centres
All postgraduate students at Kingston have access to the Graduate Centres, dedicated spaces for graduate students. These are ideal for private study or holding meetings. Find out more in the Facilities section.
International students can access plenty of language support, both before and during your course: