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Would you like to study for a Masters degree whilst at work? If so, this course is designed for you. Tailor your study to meet your employer’s needs and support your own professional development.
This course allows you to use a work-based project as a route to a Masters degree. Both you and your employer will benefit from additional skills and qualifications for career progression.
Many of the major areas of engineering will be considered. Discuss your work-based project with us to develop an individual Learning Contract. You’ll be assigned a specialist tutor specific to your area of work as well as a work-based mentor.
Staffordshire University has been a pioneer in the provision of this course. Our success has led the way for other universities.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MSc Professional Engineering
This course is work-based learning. We can be flexible to accommodate interest from international students.
You’ll design the best course of study for you, through negotiation with the award team and your supervisor.
All students study the same four modules. However, the contents of each module vary depending on the subject areas you’ve chosen for your project.
Take your engineering career to leadership level. This MSc Integrates study into your job role to build your skills and expertise.
The tables provide an indicative list of the modules that make up the course for the current academic year. Each module is worth a specified number of credits. Our teaching is informed by research, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the discipline. We aim to ensure that all modules run as scheduled. If for any reason a module cannot be run we will advise you as soon as possible and will provide guidance on selecting an appropriate alternative module.
At least a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent in technology, engineering, or a related discipline.
If you have significant appropriate experience, you may be considered for enrolment if you can meet the challenge of postgraduate work.
If your first language is not English a minimum score of IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (213 computer based) is normally required.
For equivalent entry requirements in your home country, please see the information on our country pages.
Distance learners benefit from a range of services including access to e-books, postal loans of physical books, online support from subject librarians and more. More about off-campus library services
Packed with state-of-the-art software and hardware resources reflecting current trends in the development of engineering & technology subjects.
Mechanical Engineering resources include industry standard hardware and software. Our labs in Stoke are full of exciting equipment for you to use so that you can prepare yourself for the workplace when you graduate.
Our Laboratory contains 3 Dimensional scanning capability, Additive Manufacturing machines featuring PolyJet, FDM, 3DP processes, as well as Laser Engraving ability.
If you’re already in work, this course helps to improve job and promotion opportunities. Other options are progression to MPhil or PhD.
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You’ll work according your individual learning contract. You’ll be appointed a supervisor with expertise in your area of work and have a work-based mentor who is CEng qualified.
Information will be provided through our Virtual Learning Environment called Blackboard. This means you can access a range of materials to support your work wherever you are.
Each module will be assessed through the submission of a report, a presentation and interview with your tutor to ask questions about your work.
Your course tutors will provide lots of support. But you can also take advantage of our Academic Skills team, who can help you with:
If you have additional needs like dyslexia or a sensory impairment, then our AccessAbility Services are here to help make sure nothing stands in your way.
You’ll receive immediate verbal feedback from your presentation. A mark will be allocated to your report, presentation and interview within two weeks of completing the assessment at the end of each module.
The focus of this course is work-based learning.
You’ll be expected to finish the course within five years with completion of at least one module per year.
For the course starting on 14 September 2020 the tuition fees are:
The expected study pattern on this programme enables you to complete modules totaling 60 credits in your first year of study and the other 120 credits, split equally over your second and third year of study. If you follow this pattern of study you will pay the same fee for each year of study. You will be invoiced for the modules that you register for each year, so if your study pattern is different from the expected pattern, you will pay more or less each year accordingly.
If you would like to know more about the fees listed and what this means to you then please get in touch with our Enquiries Team.
If you have previously completed an undergraduate degree with us, you may be entitled to a discount off your course fee for any subsequent postgraduate taught course. For further information please contact Graduate Relations.
Accommodation and living costs are not included in our fees.
For more information on accommodation and living costs, please see: Accommodation
Providing you are studying towards a full Masters qualification you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 to help with tuition fees, maintenance and other associated costs. Student loans are available for many of our postgraduate degrees and are provided by the Student Loans Company (SLC). The loan can cover a wide range of postgraduate study options - part-time, full-time and distance learning.
For more information and how to apply visit postgraduate loans.
As a postgraduate student at Staffordshire, you may be eligible for additional financial support through one of our scholarships and bursaries. You can visit our funding page to find out more and check your eligibility.
If you are offered a place at Staffordshire University, your offer will be subject to our rules, regulations and enrolment conditions, which may vary from time to time.
Students of Staffordshire University enter into a contract with us and are bound by these rules and regulations, which are subject to change. For more information, please see: University Policies and Regulations.
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