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Advanced Technology Management (Manufacturing)

This programme aims to develop students' knowledge and understanding of modern manufacturing technologies in terms of product development, optimisation and manufacture. This course allows students to gain a comprehensive understanding of various IT-based tools and systems, and investigate how to effectively implement them across a range of manufacturing and industrial sectors. This course aims to enable students to evaluate and interact with current and emerging machining processes used to compete with rapid manufacturing and prototyping technologies. It offers students a critical understanding as to how these processes are employed and exploited. It aims to develop the ability to analyse manufacturing techniques related to Rapid Manufacture (RM) and Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) through your own research or advanced scholarship.

Course modules

The course structure includes the following modules: rapid prototyping manufacturing application; computer aided high speed machining applications; emerging design tools; CAD and product definition; project management tools and techniques; research methods and professional skills; postgraduate dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,445 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,020 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,010 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 Years

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