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This MSc in Systems Engineering (Mechatronics) and Engineering Management is an excellent opportunity to consolidate and advance your skills and knowledge in systems engineering with a mechatronics emphasis. Graduating from this postgraduate course should increase your employability and enhance your suitability for further research or training options.
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Almost every business or organisation has a system to keep things working efficiently and productively. This system might keep information moving securely and efficiently or ensure product distribution or service availability. A systems engineer is the all-important link between complex programming and technology and its users, customers and stakeholders. So, you’ll need a firm knowledge and understanding of both sides, along with the ability to take a joined-up approach to ensure systems meet a wide range of needs reliably, efficiently, and in a user-friendly fashion.
That might sound like a tall order, but it’s a hugely rewarding career path. This master’s degree is an excellent opportunity for you to develop a unique blend of practical engineering and management-orientated learning. Our expert team will support you in building your specialist systems engineering knowledge and skills, focusing on mechatronics. Completing this course successfully should make you highly employable in a range of sectors and settings.
The course meets professional institution standards in the UK and Europe and addresses a range of contemporary issues in engineering and engineering management. If you’re looking to take a systems-based approach to engineering management, this course is could be ideal.
Where changes are made to material information contained in this course description or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admissions and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and will outline the various options available to the applicant.
This master's degree addresses contemporary engineering and engineering management issues. In addition to helping develop your technical knowledge and experience, this postgraduate programme can give you greater confidence in your transferable and personal skills. These can include communication and teamwork, problem-solving, logical thinking and analytical skills, all of which will be invaluable for your career success. Engineers are an integral part of our society and are often sought after for their analytical, computing and managerial abilities.
Successful completion of this course will help you progress to a management role in an engineering-based organisation. As a graduate of this double award master's degree, you'll possess an in-depth understanding of systems engineering in mechatronics.
You may find career opportunities in project management, engineering design, electronics engineering, network engineering, materials and mechanics, dynamics and control and systems analysis. You'll be able to seek work in a wide variety of organisations and industries, such as engineering consultancies and design practices, oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical, food and drink, water and energy, research organisations and academic institutions.
Graduates can also use the qualification as a stepping-stone into a range of other careers. For some of these roles, relevant experience and/or postgraduate study may be required. Some of these careers include:
Important note regarding tuition fees for the 2022-2023 academic year: EU nationals who meet residency requirements (have settled or pre-settled status) may be eligible for 'Home' fee status. If you do not meet these residency requirements, overseas fees will apply. Irish citizens living in the UK or Ireland will be eligible for 'Home' fee status under the Common Travel Area arrangement. Please read the student finance for EU students web page on www.gov.uk for information.
The fees for a student's course of study will be set for the normal duration of that course subject only to inflationary increases – measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded in March each year to take effect for subsequent start dates.
For details of how to apply for this course, please choose your status from the options below:
You may apply directly to the University using the University's online application form. Please select your chosen start date from the list below:
You should have to hand:
Details of the educational establishments you attended and dates
Your certificates for the qualifications you are using to gain entry to the course – you will need to enter the completion date and upload copies
Details of any employment history including name, address, dates and role
Personal statement – this can be either input into the relevant field or uploaded separately
Details including e-mail addresses of two referees, at least one of which should be someone who can provide an academic reference
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Apply online: University of Bolton MSc Systems Engineering (Mechatronic) and Engineering Management - 25 September 2023
As an international student you are not allowed to study this course because of the restrictions on your visa.
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We use a blended teaching and learning approach, including case studies, discussions, lectures, tutorials, demonstrations and computer-aided learning sessions. We expect you to be relatively autonomous and self-directed in your studies, but of course, we’ll offer you plenty of encouragement and support along the way. The project aspect of the programme is your chance to integrate and demonstrate the practical and theoretical aspects of the course. The project carries a third of the total marks for this qualification and is assessed jointly by the course supervisor and an external supervisor.
Each module on the programme involves several formal assessments. These contribute to your final grade for the module and your overall master’s qualification. Assessment types are varied but typically include assignments, practical work, projects, oral presentations (including presentations based on your main project) and formal examinations at the end of the programme.
The modules listed below may be a mixture of compulsory and optional. You may not have the opportunity to study all the modules shown as part of the course.
|Level one||Coursework 68%, Practical exams 19%, Written exams 13%|
|Level one||Guided independent study 83%, Scheduled learning and teaching activities 17%|
The university will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver your course as described in its published material and the programme specification for the academic year in which you begin your course. The university considers changes to courses very carefully and the university will minimise any changes. Please be aware that our courses are subject to review on an ongoing basis and changes may be necessary due to legitimate staffing, financial, regulatory and academic reasons. The content of course modules and mode of associated assessments may be updated on an annual basis. This is to ensure that all modules are up-to-date and responsive to employment and sector needs. The published course material and the programme specification contain indicative ‘optional modules’ that may be subject to change due to circumstances outside of our control. For this reason, we cannot guarantee to run any specific optional module.
The academic staff detailed above teach across a range of courses in this subject area and may not teach on this course specifically.
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