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The MSc Advanced Product Design Engineering course has been developed in collaboration with industrial partners, providing opportunities to gain valuable work experience. It will equip you with advanced engineering and design skills through the in-depth study of cutting-edge technologies, increasing your potential to become a leading professional in the fields of engineering or product design. Engineering and technology are central elements of all societies. The value of a robust engineering community in the development of infrastructure, maintenance of standards and ability to create wealth and a defence capability is recognised and acknowledged. Study, qualifications and training are a central part of the structure of an engineering company. This course provides engineering education and training at postgraduate level within the framework of your personal career development and is attractive to both students and employers from the UK and overseas. On completion you will be managerially and technically skilled for work in your chosen discipline, with recognised levels of competence. This postgraduate course combines manufacturing, mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering, computer science and technology, management, and emerging technologies such as advanced Web/Internet techniques and sustainable technology. The course offers opportunities to develop professional engineering skills and to acquire in depth knowledge of advanced technologies in product design and development using modern tools and techniques within an engineering environment.
Entry requirements Honours degree or equivalent in mechanical, manufacturing and electrical/electronic, computing, product/industrial design or other relevant subject areas.
MSc Advanced Product Design Engineering
1. Six taught modules, 20 credits each:
-Advanced Design and Manufacturing Technologies
-Advanced CAE and Internet Technology
-Robotics and Mechatronics with Artifical Intelligence
-Integrated Project (group project, including design, make and test).
2. Individual major study project, 60 credits
There will be 45 teaching weeks in total for this course, of which 30 weeks are for the taught modules and 15 weeks for the individual major project. For Postgraduate Certificate, you will study 60 credits; for the postgraduate diploma, you will study 120 credits; for MSc, you must successfully complete the taught modules of 120 credits and then undertake an individual major project of 60 credits.
The individual major project will develop your independent research, innovation and implementation skills, and industrially linked projects are strongly encouraged and supported. The project may be pursued either at this university, or at partner organisations in the UK or overseas.
Study routes available are MSc/PgDip/PgCert Advance Product Design Engineering.
What do you study?
You will study a selection of cutting-edge subjects recognised by the engineering industry as being in high demand. The course will be delivered via taught modules and research/industry related major study project as listed under the 'modules' tab.
How do you study?
The course is delivered through lectures, laboratory classes and project work. You will receive support through your studies from our excellent teaching and technical support staff and have additional access to the University’s Virtual Learning Portal.
Taught modules are assessed by written assignments, oral presentations and/or examinations. The individual major project module involves the design, implementation and reporting of a major research task by thesis.
Employability and careers: life after university
Career development opportunities
This course has been developed to meet the needs of your personal career development and is attractive to both students and employers from the UK and overseas. It provides opportunity, knowledge and support for you to develop new product concepts and conduct projects in collaboration with a range of industrial partners. You will become more strategically aware, technically literate and be able to communicate concepts and outcomes at an advanced level in an ever-changing global market place. On completion, you will have acquired skills and knowledge and to set up your own business or to work in industry, with consultancies or research and development organisations or to progress to PhD study by engaging in further research