Research course

Industrial Management and Design Research Group

Institution
Aston University · School of Engineering and Applied Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Equivalent of a good UK Honours degree (first or upper second class) in engineering, business/management studies or computing. For further information about entry requirements, contact Aston University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Group is at the interface between technology and management. It takes a holistic approach to identifying where weaknesses may lie in any aspects of the business operations of manufacturing companies and designs total solutions to improve the process effectiveness and the company's overall effectiveness.

Department specialisms

Competitive manufacturing, Manufacturing strategy and lean and agile manufacture, Global manufacturing, Strategic alliances and partnerships, Benchmarking, Performance measurement, Virtual manufacturing systems, Quality systems, Project management.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 (5.5 minimum in each section) or TOEFL 550 / 213 is required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Co-ordinator
Email
seasres@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3565