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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    Duration: 1-5 years distance learning.

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The course will benefit lift engineers and consultants as well as members of senior management in the lift industry. You will gain an in-depth understanding of advanced technical issues arising in lift design, maintenance and contract management. The course teaches the skills required in electrical and mechanical science, together with mathematics and other engineering areas associated with the lift industry.

Course Details

We aim to provide you with a detailed, academic study of lift engineering and related management issues, together with a higher level qualification for persons employed in lift engineering and allied industries.

Our Lift Engineering MSc is made up of seven modules. Four of these are compulsory, with two more that you will be able to choose, and a dissertation. The compulsory modules cover the fundamental areas that are essential to lift engineering, including the codes and standards to which lifts and their design must adhere. Option modules allow you to pursue your particular interests and specialise within the industry.

Accreditation

This degree has been accredited by IMechE under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT ON LIFT ENGINEERING MSC?

Each module entails approximately 200 hours of independent study, and the dissertation entails around 600 hours.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

This course uses a wide range of assessment methods, including coursework, project reports and end of module examinations. A dissertation based professional practice project will consist of design and/or investigative research on an appropriate topic.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,200overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    90th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

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