There are eight taught modules, as described below: 

 

Module

 

Scope

Duration

Module Assesment

Module Mark

Term

Production technology and materials

 

Current and future practice in selecting and using materials and production technologies

 

2 weeks, 2 days

End of module test

30

Mich

Manufacturing systems engineering

 

Understanding the operation of automated manufacturing systems

1 week

Assessed via the Automation Lab

N/A

Mich

Industrial Systems, Operations and Services

 

 

How an organisation manages its physical assets to enable service provision

 

1 week

End of module test

10

Mich

Managing people 

Understanding how leadership impacts on key business processes

 

1 week

Case study

15

Lent

Technology and innovation management

 

Understand the processes of innovation and technology management

1 week

End of module test

15

Lent

Strategy and marketing

Marketing, brand and business strategies

 

1 week

Case study

15

Lent

Enterprise, Globalisation and policy

 

Understanding the context in which manufacturing businesses work

2 days

N/A

N/A

Mich

Sustainable manufacturing

 

Issues in managing a sustainable global business

 

1 week

Quantitative sustainability analysis

15

Mich

 

 

Assessment

There are 600 marks available in total, as detailed below.

Examinations , 200 marks, comprised of

  • Paper 1, 100 marks
  • Paper 2, 100 marks
  • Module assessments, 100 marks

Coursework, 300 marks, comprised of:

  • Robot lab, 55 marks
  • Two week industrial project, 45 marks
  • Four week industrial project, 80 marks
  • Individual long project, 120 marks

Note: this may change, please check the course handbook and examinations notice for up to date information