The Department of Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) is an internationally leading department delivering multi-disciplinary learning which is both innovative and industry focused within the Faculty of Engineering; one of the best equipped engineering faculties in the UK and the largest in Scotland. The department’s unique focus is on “Delivering Total Engineering” through:
- Research excellence
- Industrial partnerships
- Creative engineering education
We have a portfolio of courses across our design, manufacture and engineering management themes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, along with a number of research opportunities. We are the only department in the UK combining end-to end multidisciplinary expertise which ensures our students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to embark on a successful career. For those already working professionally, we have a range of continuing professional development courses in order for you to maintain and develop your skills to keep up to date with a fast-moving industry.
Our department is well equipped with state-of-the-art tools to help design, prototype, manufacture and perform research on a broad range of items. Our skills and equipment are utilised on a number of student, commercial and research projects. We have various workshops to assist us in this work, which include Rapid Prototyping, Virtual Prototyping, Reverse Engineering and Mechatronics labs.
We have one of the UK’s only digital design suites to combine virtual and physical design and prototyping.
The department itself was refurbished in 2014 and offers modern teaching, studying and research facilities featuring a broad range of IT facilities, group study areas and studio space.
Our staff have a wealth of national and international practical and teaching experience and are recognised as thought leaders in their fields.
Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management students enjoy broad based education with the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from different departments across the Faculty of Engineering and the University, as well as with our industry partners and international partners.