Advanced Design Engineering

Study mode:On campus Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 4.89 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 11.6 k / Year(s)  
801–1000 place StudyQA ranking:2818 Duration:12 months You need IELTS certificate

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This course is suitable for engineers or recent graduates.

It deepens your knowledge and experience in design engineering and improves your technical and problem solving skills. You develop your understanding of current best practice in the theory and application of leading edge technologies, processes and systems.

It is suitable for you if you want to improve your career potential as a technical specialist or manager in industrial and manufacturing companies. It can also help towards a career teaching engineering.

You learn the latest techniques such as stress analysis and use the latest computer software including CADCAM, especially in computer-aided design, analysis and manufacture.

You study two management modules, with five core technical modules and one optional module.

The optional modules include

* advanced vibration and acoustics
* engineering for sustainability
* equipment engineering and design.

The international product development module involves working in multidisciplinary teams to develop a new product within a global market. This develops much sought after advanced technical and business skills. The project provides a supported environment to develop your ability in an area of your interest.

If you are a new graduate, this course gives you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a technical specialist or manager. If you are already employed in engineering, it improves you career potential and can lead to roles with greater responsibility.

It can also help towards a career teaching engineering.

Core management modules * finance and marketing
* project and quality management

Core technical modules * CAD/CAM
* competitive design for manufacture
* finite element / finite difference analysis
* group project - international product development
* sustainability, energy and environmental management

Option modules

One from

* advanced vibration and acoustics
* engineering for sustainability
* equipment engineering and design


* project and dissertation

UK studentsNormally one from * an honours degree (2.2 or above) in a science or engineering subject * suitable professional qualifications in an engineering field * a degree in any discipline plus at least one year of relevant experience * a diploma in a technological area plus at least three years of relevant experience. Overseas studentsYou need an English language score of IELTS 6.0 or more or a TOEFL 213 or more, plus India * a first class BE in an relevant discipline, or a good second class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjectsChina * a four year Bachelors degree in an relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalentOther countries * a good honours degree or equivalent in an relevant subject English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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