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Engineering and manufacturing

Build strong foundations for your future

At ARU you’ll find a great choice of Engineering and Manufacturing courses, many of which are accredited by professional bodies.

Key information

Postgraduate course

Duration

  • Full Time (15-19 months)

Intakes

  • January
  • May
  • September

Location

  • Cambridge
    Chelmsford

Engineering and manufacturing overview

Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies and all are developed in close collaboration with industry and with emerging technologies in mind.

Interested in MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering? With an ever-growing demand for skilled electronic engineers, our IET accredited course will equip you with the skills and expertise you’ll need to meet the challenges of a constantly changing industrial world.

MSc Engineering Management covers a range of topics from managing people to finances, operations, resources and beyond, our course equips you with the tools and techniques you’ll need to manage within today’s complex technical organisations.

In the MSc Project Management you will develop the professional expertise needed to plan, develop, manage and deliver complex projects. Applicable to any industry, our course is Association for Project Management (APM) accredited. There is an increasing demand, both nationally and internationally, for professionally trained project managers and our course is designed for graduates and professionals who wish to enter a career, or further their existing career in project management.

Pathway progression

Successful completion of the Engineering and manufacturing pathway will lead to the award of the following from ARU:

Please see our International and UK/EU Course Matrix for intake information.

Stage 1: Pre-Masters

Location

ARU College, Cambridge

To complete the postgraduate courses listed below at ARU, you will do the following modules during your pre-masters at ARU College:

Modules

PM1000: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 5

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced academic skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • Oral Presentation: 10%
  • Group Report: 20%
  • Critical Reading Assessment: 20%
  • Closed Book Exam: 40%
  • PDP Journal: 10%
PM1002: Law and Governance

Study of English/EU law; Contract Law; Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • 2500 Word Report: 25%
  • Group Presentation: 25%
  • Exam: 50%
PM1007: Principles of ICT

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced IT skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 3

Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Test: 20%
  • Group Presentation: 20%
  • Assignment: 60%
PM1006: Business Management (Double Module)

Study of Business Strategy and The Economic Environment of Business.

Credits: 30
Contact hours per week: 6

Assessment

  • 2x Written Reports: 60%
  • Closed Book Exam: 40%

To complete the postgraduate course listed below at ARU, you will do the following modules during your pre-masters at ARU College:

Modules

PM1000: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 5

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced academic skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • Oral Presentation: 10%
  • Group Report: 20%
  • Critical Reading Assessment: 20%
  • Closed Book Exam: 40%
  • PDP Journal: 10%
PM1001: Research Methods and Skills

This module aims to enable students to understand research methods by introducing and developing an appreciation of the approaches used in scientific research.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • Written Assignment Draft: 10%
  • Written Assignment Final: 60%
  • Presentation: 30%
PM1003: Analytical Techniques for Postgraduate Studies

This module has been designed to present some of the fundamental aspects of Analytical Techniques to students.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 4

Assessment

  • In Class Test: 20%
  • Close Book Exam: 30%
  • Final Exam: 50%
PM1007: Principles of ICT

Skills-based module designed to develop advanced IT skills required for successful post-graduate study.

Credits: 15
Contact hours per week: 3

Assessment

  • Multiple Choice Test: 20%
  • Group Presentation: 20%
  • Assignment: 60%

Stage 2: Masters Degree

Location

Chelmsford Faculty of Science and Engineering at ARU


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For more information about intake semesters and campus location please see our course matrices.

Find out the academic entry requirements for our courses listed by country. Unless stated, requirements are standard across all courses.

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