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  ME Manufacturing Engineering with Data Science & AI for Competitive Manufacturing

University College Dublin    UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Full time September Other 2 Years
Computer Science (8) Engineering (12)

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Unleash your potential with the ME Manufacturing Engineering with Data Science & AI for Competitive Manufacturing programme. This dynamic Master's degree, offered in collaboration with renowned European universities, equips you with a unique blend of manufacturing expertise, innovation, and entrepreneurship skills. By choosing one of the four specialised majors, including Data Science and AI, you will delve into cutting-edge topics such as additive manufacturing, circular economy, and digitalized value networks. Throughout the programme, you will master essential skills in data science, machine learning, and sustainable development, preparing you to tackle real-world manufacturing challenges creatively and strategically. With a strong emphasis on practical experience and international exposure, this programme opens doors to diverse career opportunities in high-level technical positions, innovation roles, and even entrepreneurship ventures. Join us if you hold a bachelor's degree in relevant fields and aspire to lead the future of competitive manufacturing.

About the course

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)

This Master's merges manufacturing technical and technological aspects with innovation and entrepreneurship teaching, in the context of global societal challenges, such as circular economy, industrial innovation and sustainability. It is a double degree programme, coordinated by EIT Manufacturing Master School, between UCD and other universities around Europe i.e. Aalto University, Finland, Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN), France, Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Italy, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Italian Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland, Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble (Grenoble INP), France, University of Trento (UNITN), Italy and Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria. The first year is spent at UCD (entry university) and the second year is spent at another (exit) university as listed above. Students choose one of four majors offered as part of the programme i.e. Additive manufacturing for Full Flexibility, Zero-Defect Manufacturing for a Circular Economy, Platforms for digitalized value networks and Data Science and AI for Competitive Manufacturing.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognized university with a minimum 2:1 degree GPA. B.Sc, in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or Industrial Engineering, depending on the major that the applicant wants to pursue.

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Dr Pezhman Ghadimi, Programme Director

This European and intersectoral mobility postgraduate programme is strongly oriented towards innovation and entrepreneurship. The strong industry component is reinforced by industry projects, the Industrial Master thesis and a potential internship (self-secured). The objective of the Master School is to train future European leaders in manufacturing, combining digital and technical manufacturing skills to meet the needs of European SMEs and multinationals alike. Students will be delivered a double Master degree after spending one year in two of the seven universities which shaped this ambitious and prestigious training programme, along with an EIT Manufacturing certificate. UCD will welcome students participating in this programme next September 2023 for the first year of their Master's studies. The students will spend their second year at other partner universities.

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