MSc Engineering (Mechanical Manufacturing)

Course details

  • Year of entry 2022
  • Duration 1 YR (FT) 2 YRS (PT)
  • Location Wrexham
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Course Highlights

Experienced

academic staff from a broad range of engineering disciplines. 

Progress

to management levels in your career. 

Develop

highly valued skills for engineering and manufacturing industries. 

Why choose this course?

Here at Wrexham Glyndŵr University, we aim to ensure that the MSc Engineering (Mechanical Manufacturing) comprises fit-for-purpose teaching and research experience to provide a solid background for a career in the engineering and manufacturing industry sector.

  • Government is focusing heavily on boosting the UK manufacturing industry; failure to meet demands for engineering skills could cost the UK £27bn a year.
  • Of all STEM skills, those in mechanical and manufacturing engineering are becoming increasingly highly valued. 
  • 58% of all new jobs will be STEM related, and the number of those studying for degrees in science, engineering and technology must increase by over 40% on current levels if demands are to be met.

 

Key course features

  • The MSc Engineering (Mechanical) will give you the opportunity to advance your career to management levels.
  • Many of the academic staff have industrial experience spanning a broad range of engineering areas and working levels.
  • Wrexham Glyndŵr University enjoys close links to many local manufacturing industries, including Airbus, which is situated only a few miles away.
  • Students from previous years are now in jobs at top international companies such as Rolls-Royce, Siemens, Alstom, and Airbus.

     

     

What you will study

MODULES

  • Engineering Research Methods & Postgraduate Studies
  • Engineering Design & Innovation
  • Engineering Systems Modelling & Simulation
  • Advanced & Composite Materials
  • Structural Integrity & Optimisation
  • Industry 4.0 Manufacture & Production
  • Dissertation

The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Entry requirements & applying

Applicants should have an honours degree with at least a 2:2 classification or equivalent in an appropriate engineering discipline or relevant professional experience.

Teaching & Assessment

You will be assessed throughout your course through a variety of methods including portfolios, presentations and, for certain subjects, examinations.

Teaching and Learning

We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping you deal with the practicalities of university work. Our student support section has more information on the help available.

Teaching methods include lectures, laboratory sessions, student-led seminars and guided research.

Independent learning is an important aspect of all modules, as it enables students to develop both their subject specific and key skills. This is promoted through guided study or feedback given to students.

Career prospects

Our Careers and employability service is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need.

The course equips you with a thorough knowledge and skills in engineering at the forefront of new and emerging technologies. Graduates will be well placed to become subject specialists within industry, or to pursue research careers within academia.

Fees & funding

You do not have to pay your tuition fees upfront.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s tuition fees for 2022/23 are TBC.

The fees you pay and the support available will depend on a number of different factors. Full information can be found on our fees & finance pages

Programme specification

You can see the full programme specification here.

 

International

If you are applying as an European / International Student, and live outside of the UK, you should make your application through our online application system, Centurus.

For information about the university’s entry requirements for EU/international students, please visit our international section