Modules and Assessments

There are eight taught modules, as described below: 

 

 

Module: Production technology and materials

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

Duration: 2 weeks

Assessment: End of module test

Module Mark: 30

Term: Lent

 

Module: Manufacturing systems engineering

Scope: Understanding the operation of automated manufacturing systems

Duration: 1 week

Assessment: Assessed via the Automation Lab

Module Mark: N/A

Term: Mich

 

Module: Industrial Operations Management

Scope: How an organisation manages its physical assets to enable service provision

Duration: 2 weeks

Assessment: End of module test

Module Mark: 28

Term: Mich

 

Module: Technology and innovation management

Scope: Understand the processes of innovation and technology management

Duration: 1 week

Assessment: End of module test

Module Mark: 14

Term: Mich

 

Module: Strategy and marketing

Scope: Marketing, brand and business strategies

Duration: 1 week

Assessment: Case study

Module Mark: 14

Term: Mich

 

Module: Enterprise, Globalisation and policy

Scope: Understanding the international context in which manufacturing businesses work

Duration: 2 days

Assessment: N/A

Module Mark: N/A

Term: Mich

 

Module: Sustainable manufacturing

Scope: Issues in managing a sustainable global business

Duration: 1 week

Assessment: Quantitative sustainability analysis

Module Mark: 14

Term: Lent

 

 

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

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