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The Major in Computational Engineering provides students with a thorough grounding in the fundamental numerical and computational techniques used in fluids and structures engineering packages, in combination with the use of engineering modelling based on physical principles. It provides an understanding of parallel computer hardware and parallel programming including domain decomposition and message passing. It enables students to develop and use engineering packages with an understanding of convergence, accuracy, efficiency and validation. This major allows students the opportunity to undertake a major project in a specialist area of computational engineering. 

Graduate opportunities

Computational methods are central to most forms of engineering analysis. The skills developed in this major are applicable to engineering analysis, design, manufacturing and optimisation across a very wide range of industries.  Engineers may also find opportunities in the development of new engineering software packages.

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