Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Advanced Engineering and Management

This course is for engineers or graduates who want to become technical specialists or managers in industrial and manufacturing companies; it increases career potential by improving knowledge and experience of engineering, technical and problem-solving skills, management skills, and ability to take on greater responsibility; the course helps students to understand concepts and theories behind developing, manufacturing and managing engineering products and systems; they learn to explore and apply developments in engineering and management academic thinking and industrial practice.

Entry requirements

UK students normally require 1 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 1 year of relevant experience, a diploma in a technological area plus at least 3 years of relevant experience; overseas students: if English is not their 1st language students typically need an IELTS 6.0 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent; Indian students need a 1st Class BE in a relevant discipline, or a good 2nd Class BE with a strong performance in mechanical and manufacturing subjects; Chinese students need a 4-year Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, with an overall average of at least 80 per cent or equivalent; students from other countries need a good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Core management modules: Finance and marketing; project and quality management.
Core technical modules: Group project (international product development); sustainability, energy and environmental management; plus 2 chosen from business process management; lean operations; management of strategy, change and innovation; manufacturing systems; plus 2 chosen from; advanced control methods; advanced investigatory techniques for materials engineers; advanced manufacturing technology; advanced metallic materials; advanced vibration and acoustics; applicable artificial intelligence; computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing; communication engineering; communication media; computer networks; competitive design for manufacture; competitive materials technology; control of linear systems; engineering for sustainability; digital electronics system design; digital signal processing; equipment engineering and design; finite element/finite difference analysis; machine vision; microprocessor engineering; advanced computer system architecture; network applications; object-oriented methods; operating systems; software engineering; Master's project and dissertation.

Assessment methods

Examination, coursework, project reports.

Sponsorship information

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


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Engineering and Technology (Postgraduate Office)
Telephone number: 
0114 225 6306