Developed with the Engineering Council, this online MSc Professional Engineering degree is a highly flexible, part-time route to obtaining an engineering Masters degree without taking time off work.
Through the combination of the MSc Professional Engineering and work based learning you will achieve the academic qualifications and professional development required to apply for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
Becoming a Chartered Engineer provides international recognition of your expertise to further advance your career and employability. It may increase your earning potential and provide you with a greater influence within your organisation and industry.
Derby is located at the very centre of the UK and is home to engineering giants like Rolls Royce, Bombardier and Toyota. Coming from a city filled with engineering history and at the birth place of the industrial revolution, we know a thing or two about engineering.
This online learning degree is specifically designed by our expert online tutors and contains plenty of opportunities to interact with tutors and other students through online discussion forums, virtual class room sessions and more traditional forms of communication such as email and Skype.
In addition to our academic teams, you’ll be appointed a dedicated online learner advisor who will support you on any non-academic issues throughout your course.
You’ll also benefit from many other university support services such as student wellbeing, eLibrary and resource centre, IT support and careers and employment service.
Choose from three start dates – January, May or September. You can apply online to secure your place.
This online Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing MSc, covers an advanced emerging area of manufacturing technology, also referred to as 3D printing. You will study a wide range of topics that will equip you with the knowledge and confidence in this everchanging area of engineering. These include: Additive Manufacturing Applications, Advanced Materials Science and Data Science Visualisation to name a few.
It is designed for both engineering graduates and also as a conversion programme for students who have other analytical qualifications. If you would like to know more about this course, visit our website.
Not only will you be studying a advanced new area of study, this online degree also equips you with the knowledge and academic underpinning to be able to apply for Chartered Engineer status once you've graduated.
Choose from two start dates – January or September
This popular and well-established MSc Ergonomics programme was the first online ergonomics masters course to be launched in Europe. As a current or aspiring ergonomist, or a human factors professional, it would give you a significant advantage in your field. Accredited by your professional body, the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF), it meets their high standards and gives you the opportunity of Graduate Membership which is your first step to registered status as an Ergonomist.
Depending on whether you’re currently employed and on how much time you have, you can choose to complete this masters in 3-6 years part time. It’s really down to you to set the pace and because it’s online, you have complete control over when and where you study. Studying online gives you the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you. Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures.
Visit our website where you can try this course for free! Our course taster allows you to access a selection of content from a module within this course and experience online learning first hand.
The MSc Ergonomics comprises three progressive stages; Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and MSc:
We would encourage you to complete the full MSc, but if you aren't able to, you can still gain an exit award at each stage: a PG Cert or a PG Dip.
You can start this course in September and May.