University of Derby

Degree level: Undergraduate

Manufacturing and Production Engineering (Top Up)

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Course summary

This top-up programme seeks to strike an equitable balance between academic technological aspects, practical applications and the transferable skills necessary for a successful career within manufacturing or production engineering. Such knowledge and pool of skills is being demanded by employers and professional bodies for a highly competitive market sector. KEY FEATURES OF THIS COURSE

  • ACCREDITATION: The degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). On completion, you will have met the full requirements to register as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and have met part of the requirements for Chartered Engineer status
  • FACILITIES: You'll have access to excellent labs and facilities whilst studying this degree. Spaces include our Additive Manufacturing Lab with various 3D printed technology, Wind tunnel and Thermodynamics area that includes a jet engine and test engine, and our Mechanical Workshop with both traditional lathes and milling machines, alongside more modern CNC equipment
  • EMPLOYABILITY: You’ll gain key employability skills, such as practical skills, problem solving, awareness of current and developing engineering and strategic issues, together with transferrable skills, such as presentation skills, team work and technical/management writing
  • EXPERT TEACHING: Learn from our expert team of academic staff who have extensive industrial experience of engineering
  • SUPPORT: You will have a personal academic tutor to support you during your studies. They will help you to get the most out of your studies and feel confident in working to achieve your goals
WHAT YOU’LL COVER This course equips you with the broad range of theoretical and practical knowledge that is essential to the modern manufacturing engineer. You’ll cover areas in manufacturing automation and control, advanced manufacturing technology and systems, operations management and industrial engineering. HOW YOU WILL LEARN There’s a mixture of lectures, research projects, seminars and workshops as well as industrial visits and guest lectures from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). You’ll be assessed by a range of methods including examinations, coursework, assignments, case studies, oral and graphic presentations and collaborative teamwork projects. YOUR CAREER Current roles within the manufacturing industries are extremely technologically challenging with ever-increasing paces of change and development, and many of the larger industries now operate on a global scale. Graduate employees must be able to meet the challenges presented by the constant search for improvement and the relentless pace of development that characterise these industries. The development of management studies throughout the programme plays an important part in your educational process. To further your learning, you could study our MSc Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.5; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14900 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14900 Year 1

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Manufacturing and Production Engineering (Top Up) at University of Derby - UCAS