Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Advanced Technology

All students study the same 4 modules below with varying contents for each module (depending on the subject areas chosen for their project); supervising staff assist students in identifying and defining the detail of the module content (based on research and project work); students also have the opportunity to attend appropriate formal lectures at the university; there are a number of prescribed subtitles of this programme, including mechanical engineering; electronic engineering; electrical engineering; technology management; energy technology; design technology; sports technology; digital media technology.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in technology, engineering, or a discipline related to the proposed MSc title; applicants who lack the academic requirements but have significant appropriate experience, may be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer-based).

Course modules

Core modules: Project management and research methods (30 credits); advanced technology (30 credits); specialist technology (60 credits); MSc project and thesis (60 credits) applying the material studied in the previous modules to an advanced research project; preparation for planning and undertaking leading edge industry based research and development work with a high degree of competence and minimal supervision.

Assessment methods

Most study and assessment is assignment based.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time £ 45 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 45 per Credit (EU fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 45 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 45 per Credit (EU fees) 2 years
PgCert Part-time £ 45 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 52 weeks
PgCert Full-time - 52 weeks
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Whole course (overseas fees) 78 weeks

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400