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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.

Entry requirements

A lower second honours degree or equivalent in related subject is required for direct entry onto this Master's programme or a Postgraduate Certificate in a related subject or equivalent with a minimum of grade C in all modules. For entry onto the Postgraduate Certificate programme (Completion of which, with a minimum of grade C in all modules, will allow a student to progress to the Master's programme). A pass at degree level. Students are selected using application form and references in the first instance and may be invited for interview. Students applying for individual modules will be required to demonstrate the ability to absorb technical concepts and detail, possibly by way of their previous industrial or commercial experience. Minimum English competency is the standard MSc entry: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

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

Dissertation.

Qualifications

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

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