Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Advanced Engineering

Students study 8 taught modules drawn from a wide choice of technical and management modules; this gives the student advanced tuition in areas of engineering tailored to their career needs such as design, manufacturing, electronics and information technology, networking or materials; the department emphasises applying knowledge to relevant workplace skills in areas such as design, manufacture electronics and information technology, networking and materials options; core management disciplines of quality, finance and marketing and others; the international product development module involves working in multidisciplinary teams to design and develop a product in the global market; this flexible course helps the student to develop their career based on their needs, and helps the student on their path towards Chartered Engineer status.

Entry requirements

Normal entry requirements are at least a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK institution in a relevant engineering or science subject, or an equivalent qualification from the UK or overseas. Applicants with other qualifications, for example an HND, plus relevant industrial experience, are encouraged to apply. Overseas applicants from countries whose 1st 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.

Course modules

A combination of management, technical and optional modules from a choice of 36. Choices must total 8 15-credit modules and be agreed with the course leader. At least four must be technical modules. Modules include: Systems modelling and simulation ; finance and marketing ; business process management ; project and quality management ; international project development ; competitive materials technology ; computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture ; management of strategy change and innovation ; competitive design for manufacture ; finite element analysis ; advanced manufacturing technology ; manufacturing systems ; advanced metallic materials ; supply chain and manufacturing strategy ; lean operations ; CFD ; energy and environmental management ; project and dissertation ; computer networks ; communication media ; network applications ; communication engineering ; digital signal processing ; applicable artificial intelligence ; advanced computer system architecture; microprocessor engineering ; software engineering ; operating systems ; object oriented methods ; digital electronics system design ; vlsi design; advanced vibration and acoustics ; equipment engineering and design ; control of linear systems ; advanced investigatory techniques for materials engineers ; advanced control methods ; machine vision ; robotics.

Assessment methods

By final examination, coursework and project reports

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time - 3 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0114 225 6306