University of Northampton
Applicants are expected to have attained an Honours degree of at least class 2.2 (or its equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline. Within the framework of the university, candidates without an Honours degree who can demonstrate an appropriate level of relevant learning and achievement are considered. Applicants for whom English is not their 1st language need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If an applicant does not meet standard entry requirements, it is possible to undertake a single module and, upon successful completion of this module, progress to the full MSc qualification.
To qualify for the award it will be necessary to complete 7 modules, 5 compulsory modules including the research dissertation, together with 2 optional modules which tailor the programme to a students particular needs and interests. Each module will take approximately 200 hours of independent study. Compulsory modules cover the fundamental areas pertinent to lift engineering including the codes and standards to which lifts and their design must adhere to. Optional modules allow a student to pursue their own particular specialisation within the industry. Theoretical lectures and seminars are reinforced by practical examples, case studies and site visits (undertaken during face to face time at the university). Compulsory modules: case study; codes and standards; dissertation; lift applications engineering; management of contracts in the construction industry. Optional modules: control systems; dynamics and vibration; hydraulic systems; lift component applications; microprocessor applications; utilisation of materials; vertical transportation systems.
This course uses a wide range of assessment methods, including coursework, project reports and end of module examinations. A dissertation based professional practice project will consist of design and/or investigative research on an appropriate topic.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (EU)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||GBP 13,936 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||September 2016||GBP 7,695 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
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