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Study Mode Full-time
Year of Entry 2018/19
MSc

Advanced Engineering

Full-time Engineering

Develop your technical and managerial skills with a course tailored to mechanical, manufacturing or electronic engineering, helping you towards Chartered Engineer status.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £6,590 for the course
International: £13,250 for the course
How long will I study? 1 Year / 16 Months
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? January


How you learn

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.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) for the purposes of meeting, in part, the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Graduates who have a Bachelors degree 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) 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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Entry requirements

All students

Normal entry requirements are at least a second class honours degree from a UK institution in a relevant engineering or science subject, or an equivalent qualification from the UK or overseas.

If you hold another qualification, for example an HND, plus relevant industrial experience, we will consider your application. 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. Find out more

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

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 elective modules shown below are examples of modules you may be able to choose from.

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Project And Dissertation Credits: 60.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
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: Applied Fatigue And Fracture Mechanics 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: Finance And Marketing Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Group Project - International Product Development 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: Project And Quality Management 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: Sustainability, Energy And Environmental Management Credits: 15.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
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 2018/19 is £6,590 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 2018/19 is £13,250 for the course.We offer a range of scholarships and awards for international students. Find out more.

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Up to £10,609 available for UK and EU students on most masters courses.

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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)

Legal information

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

If you require an alternate version of the application form, please email directadmissions@shu.ac.uk.

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