Modern manufacturing engineers not only need to be experts in the latest classic manufacturing technologies – they need to know how to exploit the power of digital manufacturing to stay competitive in an increasingly global digital market. This course helps you to get a deeper insight into the necessary cyber-physical technologies and new developing business models.
Industry 4.0 concepts are revolutionising the world and modern industry is adopting rapidly and at a vast scale, creating new business models and digital technologies. Products are becoming increasingly customisable and interactive.
You'll develop specialist skills in: digital manufacturing concepts; manufacturing automation; mechatronic system design; design for Industry 4.0 and smart products; knowledge & information management for engineers.
You can exit at the end of 21 months with a PgDip in Digital Manufacturing.
For the MSc, a first or upper second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in engineering, technology or a business related discipline.
For the PgDip, a degree or good HND plus relevant industrial experience.
Part time (day)
Faculty of Engineering
Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management