Contemporary issues in manufacturing

Lectures to introduce topics in contemporary manufacturing, sustainability and bio-engineering. This module integrates insights from industrial visits.


Course leader

Dr Ronan Daly


Module learning outcomes

On completion, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of the sectoral nature of manufacturing industry in the UK
  • Critically describe the organisation and practices in selected factories in particular sectors
  • Compare the organisations and practices seen the light of the taught content of METIIA
  • Critically assess a manufacturing business and factory
  • Demonstrate reporting and presentation skills in a team context


100% by examination

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