University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Operations Management in Engineering

This course is for graduates wishing to broaden their expertise (from a technological 1st degree); students who wish to work within the engineering industry; it provides theories, concepts and tools enabling students to analyse and implement solutions to operations management issues in an engineering environment.

Entry requirements

MSc:1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university (or equivalent) in engineering, technology, business or a similar discipline; industrial experience is valued and exemptions based on work experience or other similar courses may be possible: PgDip: degree or HND, or equivalent; relevant industrial experience is valued.

Course modules

Compulsory Modules: ecological and environmental impact; management of total quality and continuous improvement; manufacturing and business strategy; people, organisation and technology; project work and project management; risk management; optional module (choose 1 from the following): facilities management; logistics; group project; teams of students tackle problems of practical relevance in cooperation with external personnel, participating in field trips and presenting reports; successful completion of the modules and group project leads to a postgraduate diploma.

Assessment methods

Each student undertakes an individual project assignment: a selected topic studied in depth; a comprehensive literature review; defining realistic objectives; devising a method of approach; systematically carrying out the work and preparing a thesis; successful completion of 7 modules, a group project and individual project leads to the award of an Master's.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 21 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,800 per Year 1 (England) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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