Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Rail Engineering

This course provides an exciting new opportunity to develop your engineering skills for the rail industry, which offers unique and exciting careers within the rail industry for engineering graduates. Designed with input from industry, this course aims to promote employability within the rail sector and provide an overview of industry regulations and future strategies. This course provides a fantastic opportunity for you to work alongside experts in the industry and gain first-hand experience in a mentored environment. The opportunity exists through this course for you to achieve Rail Safety Certification from the Railway Exchange Training Academy. You will learn how to apply the skills you developed as an undergraduate to the rail industry and how to evaluate projects with a strong ethical insight. You will study rail safety and regulation, accident investigation and standards used within the industry, future rail strategy, ethical considerations in planning, rail infrastructure and management, and traction, rolling stock and dynamics. Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements Features and benefits of the course - Engineering facilities are excellent with a dedicated £4m heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching in surface engineering; materials; dynamics. State-of-the-art equipment includes rapid prototyping machines and water jet cutters. - Research in the School of Engineering was rated 'internationally excellent' in the Research Excellence Framework (2014). - You will learn from industrial case studies and use the latest, industry standard software. - The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 1,410 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MSc Full-time January 2018 - 15 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Full-time January 2019 - 15 Months

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Main Site M15 6BH North West

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