The aim of this programme is to equip you to meet the stringent demands of today's highly competitive industrial environment. The programme provides a balance of theory, practice and participation and includes visits to a range of organisations within the manufacturing sector. It provides an excellent basis for employment which has resulted in student employment rates upon graduation of over 95%. The programme is taught by staff from the School of Aerospace, Automotive and Design Engineering which was recently awarded an excellent grading in the HEFCE auditors' report. All study is assessed through continuous assessment. You have the choice of two specialised degrees within the programme. For Semester A, the modules are common to both degrees to provide a broad basis in manufacturing and management disciplines. Semester B offers the specialist modules for your chosen degree title.
Why choose this course?
-This Master's degree is for those interested in manufacturing within the business context. -It emphasises a broad understanding of manufacturing with reference to the whole organisation. -This is one of two specialised manufacturing degrees which share the same modules in Semester A, hence giving you the flexibility to make your final choice at the end of Semester A.
Graduates of this programme are employed worldwide in a wide range of technical and managerial roles, including quality engineering, supply chain and works management.
The School of Engineering and Technology has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources, and conduct electronic discussion's with staff and other students. A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. The School also operate an open access laboratory, and computer policy, that will help students complete coursework and assignments, at a scheduled pace and on time.
Modules -Financial Control -Integrated Product Engineering -MSc Project -Manufacturing Information Systems -Manufacturing Strategy -Operations Management -Operations Research -Procurement & Supply Chain Management -Quality Reliability & Maintenance
Accredited for Chartered Engineer (CEng) status by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).