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Engineering Design and Manufacture (with Advanced Practice) MSc

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    20 months

Course summary

Course overview:

This master’s course focuses on key contemporary issues and the future of advanced industrial and product design and manufacturing. The course uses the three pillars of social, ecological and economic aspects of design and manufacture to highlight design as sustainable future-forward problem-solving with real impact on society and culture.

You develop your skills in industrial design and development, prototyping and testing prototypes through simulation, advanced design principles and advanced design research methods theoretically contextualised within cradle to cradle social and economic systems. You generate innovative design solutions that explore real alternatives for the post-plastic generations, underpinned by a sound knowledge of manufacturing and production techniques, and gain a fundamental understanding of project management principles.

You can start your studies in semester 1 or semester 2. Each semester delivers a key mix of innovative design principles and practice informed by team-based approaches and student-led coaching that instils an understanding of theory within e one-year programme is a great option if you want to gain a traditional MSc / MA qualification. The two-year master’s degree with advanced practice enhances your qualification by adding a vocational or research based internship to the one-year master’s programme.A vocational internship is a great way to gain work experience and give your CV a competitive edge. A research internship provides you with the opportunity to develop your analytical, team-working, research and academic skills by working alongside a research team in an academic setting. We guarantee a research internship, but cannot guarantee a vocational internship. We will, however, provide you with practical support and advice on how to find and secure your own vocational internship position should you prefer this type of internship.

How you learn:

You learn through lectures, practical, studio and workshop sessions. The course has a flexible approach using innovative teaching and learning practices with focused interdisciplinary team-based approaches to create impact within a learning context that gives you the independence to solve your creative design problems.

Seminars provide a context for interactive learning, allowing you to explore relevant topics in depth. Coaching sessions generate discussion and debate within an active learning environment.

In addition to the taught sessions, you undertake a substantive MSc research project.

How you are assessed:

Assessment varies from module to module. The assessment methodology could include in-course assignments, design exercises, technical reports, presentations or formal examinations. For your MSc project you prepare a dissertation.

Career opportunities:

Design engineers typically work in product design, industrial design, product engineering, research and development, automotive engineering and design, the aerospace industry, manufacturing, processing and the creative industries, as well as management positions.

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    95th

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

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