This course addresses the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products, developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer supported product modelling, analysis, evaluation and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution. In addition to the enterprise skills necessary to launch brand new products to market. This course introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process. The Sustainability stream provides an opportunity to specialise in issues such as re-manufacturing, product life cycles, and environmental impact to ensure that product development is responsibly conducted and managed from cradle-to-cradle.
Compulsory classes: Global Design , Design Methods , Product Modelling & Visualisation , Design Management , Sustainability , Sustainable Product Design & Manufacturing , Remanufacturing , Industrial Group Project (40 credits), Postgraduate Individual Project (60 credits) Optional classes: Strategic Technology Management , Supply Chain Operations , Enterprise Resource Planning , Engineering Risk Management , Management of Total Quality & Continuous Improvement , Fundamentals Of Lean Six Sigma , Manufacturing Automation , Product Costing & Financial Management , Systems Thinking & Modelling , Advanced Materials & Production Technology , Management of Innovation , Design Form & Aesthetics , Human Centered Design.
Normally a first or second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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