This course is for practising engineers or graduates who want to become technical specialists or managers in industrial and manufacturing companies.
It increases your career potential by improving your
knowledge and experience of materials engineering
technical and problem solving skills
ability to take on greater responsibility
You also develop your understanding of current best practice in the theory and application of leading edge technologies, processes and systems in materials engineering.
two management modules
five technical modules
one optional module
Option modules include • advanced manufacturing technology • CAD/CAM • engineering for sustainability • equipment engineering and design • finite element / finite difference analysis
The international product development module involves working in multidisciplinary teams to develop a new product within a global market. This develops much sought after advanced technical and business skills. The project provides a supported environment to develop your ability in an area of your interest.
This course is accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer; graduates who have a BEng (Hons) accredited for CEng will be able to show that they have satisfied the further learning requirement for CEng accreditation.
Core management modules
finance and marketing
project and quality management
Core technical modules
fatigue and fracture mechanics
advance investigatory techniques for materials engineers
advanced metallic materials
competitive materials technology
group project – international product development
advanced manufacturing technology
sustainability energy and environmental management
project and dissertation (60 credits)
If you are a new graduate, this course gives you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a technical specialist in cutting edge materials industries. If you are already employed in materials engineering, it improves you career potential and can lead to roles with greater responsibility. It can also help towards research, consultancy and academic career paths.