Comments about Maintenance Engineering & Asset Management MSc - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
The aim of the programme is to give companies the technical and managerial expertise to thrive in the global marketplace.
Entry requirements: Full entry requirements English language: Students will need to be able to demonstrate competency in the English language and students who do not already possess a recognised English Language qualification will need to take a test such as IELTS or TOEFL and attain a minimum of IELTS 7.0 (with no sub test < 5.5), TOEFL 600 with 5.0 in the TWE (Test of Written English) or CBTOEFL 250 with 5.0 in the TWE. Other English Language qualifications/tests can be considered including those offered by the University's Language Teaching Centre. International entry requirements: We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country. Application requirements: For entry in 2008-2009, the standard academic entry requirements for a Masters programme (either taught or research) will be a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline. The closing date for applications is 31 July for the Direct Taught and 30 June for the Distance Learning courses.
Maintenance Engineering & Asset Management MSc
Maintenance Engineering and Asset Management is a critical field of Managerial and technical importance to UK and international industry. It is estimated that 10% of typical plant cost is spent every year maintaining that plant. Maintenance can make the difference in competitiveness on a global scale. Maintenance managers can make major impacts on their companies' bottom line, and often report at board level.
Maintenance Engineering and Asset Management is a key element in increasing the competitiveness of industry. It is a sophisticated discipline, which embraces management techniques, organisation, planning and the application of substantial electronic, engineering and analytical know-how to manufacturing processes, transport, power generation and the efficient operation of industrial, commercial and civic buildings.
On completion of the course you will be able to obtain one of the following degrees
-Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert)
-Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)
The programme is divided into course units which cover various aspects of applied management and technology in the field. It is designed in such a way that after enrolment the people already working in the industry can benefit from the structure and content of the course to enhance their capability in Maintenance and Asset Management. Our teaching staff are internationally recognised professionals with years of experience working in industry and academic institutions.
The majority of graduates who have entered the programme to date already occupied senior maintenance related engineering positions within their organisation. Most continued in this discipline in their organisations, often in a more senior position