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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2019/20
MSc

Advanced Engineering and Management

Full-time Engineering

Develop your career either as a technical specialist, or as a manager able to take on greater responsibility in the engineering industry.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £7,200 for the course
International: £13,500 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 16 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September, January

Course summary

  • Enhance your employability — achieving higher-level technical knowledge and personal skills.
  • Learn to apply theories, concepts and knowledge to real-life situations or case studies.
  • Study a course that meets the Engineering Council’s UK-SPEC requirements for further learning.
  • Meet the academic requirements for Chartered Engineering (CEng) status.
  • Qualify on a course accredited by the IMechE, the IET and the IOM3.

Develop your advanced technical and problem solving skills whilst exploring best practice, leading-edge technologies, processes and systems in engineering and management. This course is ideal if you are considering moving into a team or project leader role.


How you learn

You will study a combination of management-related and technical modules. We offer a wide range of elective modules, which you can tailor to your own continuing professional development.

The course is therefore very flexible — it allows you to delve deeper into your own interests and career aspirations, and gain the skills that employers are looking for.

You learn through

  • laboratory sessions
  • critical reflection
  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • coursework
  • assessments
  • multidisciplinary teamwork

Course leaders and tutors

Dr Sara Mountney
Dr Sara Mountney
Senior Lecturer, Engineering Management

Sara is responsible for delivering a number of engineering management-related modules to our undergraduate and postgraduate engineering students.

Applied learning

Live projects

We encourage you to learn through the application of theories, concepts and knowledge to real-life situations (such as your own organisation or in the international product development module), or by using case studies.

Our part time students can find that their masters projects are typically of significant importance to their companies and can raise their profile in the organisation.


Competitions

We run a range of competitions throughout the year.

You can design, build and fly a remote-controlled aircraft as part of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Challenge.

There is also an opportunity to build and race a car as part of the Formula Student competition. This year our SHURacing team came 23rd in the final of the competition at Silverstone.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as a

  • technical specialist
  • technical manager

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), on behalf of the Engineering Council, for the purposes of partly meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer; graduates who have a BEng (Hons) accredited for CEng will be able to show that they have satisfied the further learning requirement for CEng accreditation.

This course is also accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) on behalf of the Engineering Council and will meet, in part, the exemplifying academic benchmark requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Accredited MSc graduates who also have a BEng (Hons) accredited for CEng, will be able to show that they have satisfied the educational base for CEng registration. It should be noted that graduates from an accredited MSc programme, who do not also have an appropriately accredited Honours degree, will not be regarded as having the exemplifying qualifications for professional registration as a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council; and will need to have their first qualification individually assessed through the Individual Case Procedure if they wish to progress to CEng.

This programme is CEng accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and fulfils the educational requirements for registration as a Chartered Engineer when presented with an CEng accredited Bachelors programme.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Watch a video about the benefits of being involved in the SHU Formula Student racing team. Previous SHU Racing team members have gone on to work for Formula One racing teams.

Entry requirements

All students

UK students

Normally 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

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.

Overseas students

If English is not your first language you typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

You also need

India

• a first class BE in an relevant discipline, or a good second class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjects

China

• a four year Bachelors degree in an relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent

Other countries

• a good honours degree or equivalent in an relevant subject

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Finance And Marketing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Group Project - International Product Development Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Project And Dissertation Credits: 60.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Project And Quality Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Sustainability, Energy And Environmental Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Elective modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Advanced Cad/Cam Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Advanced Control Methods Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Advanced Investigatory Techniques For Materials Engineers Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Advanced Manufacturing Technology Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Advanced Metallic Materials Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Advanced Vibration And Acoustics Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Applicable Artificial Intelligence Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Communication Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Communication Media Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Competitive Design For Manufacture Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Competitive Materials Technology Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Computer Networks Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Control Of Linear Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Digital Electronic System Design Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Digital Signal Processing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Equipment Engineering And Design Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Industrial Applications Of Finite Element Method Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Industrial Automation Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Lean Operations And Six Sigma Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Machine Vision Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Management Of Strategy Change And Innovation Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Manufacturing Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Microprocessor Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Network Applications Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Object Oriented Methods Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Operating Systems Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Robotics Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Software Engineering Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Systems On Chip (Soc) Architectures And Prototyping Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Vlsi Design Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £7,200 for the course.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,500 for the course.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Engineering courses (PDF)

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