MSc-PgDip-PgCert Manufacturing Systems and Management

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  • Objectives
    The programme equips graduates with the skills required by industry for the effective design, implementation and management of modern manufacturing systems.
  • Entry requirements
    This programme is for engineers currently employed in the manufacturing industry, science graduates wishing to make a career in manufacturing or a related industry and manufacturing engineers wishing to update their knowledge.
  • Academic title
    MSc/PgDip/PgCert Manufacturing Systems and Management
  • Course description
    Modules include

    -Automation and Robotics
    -Manufacturing Technology
    -Operations, Techniques and Management
    -Aerospace Assembly
    -Quality and Logistics
    -Manufacturing Systems Design and Simulation
    -Appropriate and New Material Technology.

    Case studies are used to provide links to ongoing research and industrial applications. Hands-on experience complements computer-based teaching in simulation modelling, manufacturing, robotics and assembly.

    Employers are now finding it difficult to recruit engineers with relevant skills and experience of modern manufacturing techniques. This programme enables engineers to improve manufacturing companies through modern manufacturing technology and techniques. Career prospects lie in a range of areas from design and manufacturing engineering, management roles in the automotive, electronics, aerospace, food processing and packaging sectors of the manufacturing industry, to manufacturing systems consultants.

    The electronics, food processing and packaging sectors of the manufacturing industry are particularly buoyant, and offer promising career opportunities. The majority of graduates secure employment before the end of the programme. Recent graduates have secured jobs with IBM, ICL/Celestica, GEC Marconi Avionics, Motorola, FARMEC and ISL.

    Modules offered on this programme
    Module information is provided to give you an overview of the modules typically available for this programme and not a guarantee of the final programme structure. If you are interested in a specific module, please confirm with the admissions tutor that it will be offered for your cohort

    MSc: one year, full-time, including a dissertation
    PgDip: nine months, full-time
    PgCert: nine months

    Entry requirements
    -A good honours degree (minimum 2.2) in engineering or science
    -We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For further details contact the School
    -International students must provide evidence of a proficiency in English

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