Taught course

Maintenance Engineering with optional placement

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

MSc - A first or second class Honours Degree in an engineering or science subject, or a professional qualification or combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the knowledge and skills equivalent to first or second class honours degree standard in science or engineering. Applicants who do not obtain the appropriate level of Honours Degree for admission to the MSc course will be recommended to join the PGDip course (with possible transfer to MSc) if appropriate. If you have not studied recently you may need to undertake a Top-Up degree Entry programme first.

PGDip - A third class Honour Degree in an engineering or science subject or a professional qualification or combination of qualifications and appropriate experience which demonstrate the knowledge and skills equivalent to degree standard in science or engineering. Applicants who do not obtain the appropriate level of Honours Degree for admission to the PGDip course will be recommended to join the PGCert course (with possible transfer to PGDip) if appropriate. If you have not studied recently you may need to undertake a Top-Up degree Entry programme first.

PGCert - An honours or non-honours degree in an engineering or science subject or a professional qualification or combination of qualifications and appropriate experience which demonstrate the knowledge and skills equivalent to degree standard in science or engineering. Students that are seeking Chartered Engineering status without an honours degree may have to consider topping-up their current qualification with modules from the honours degree course. If you have not studied recently you may need to undertake a Top-Up degree Entry programme first.

Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate competence in the language. The normal minimum standard required is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MSc Maintenance Engineering is suitable for engineers who have recently graduated as well as those with experience who are seeking to extend their knowledge, or update their qualifications with a view to promotion or other new position. The course aims to develop students' knowledge in maintenance engineering, tribology, maintenance of complex systems and systems integration. This postgraduate award covers both technical and management aspects of maintenance engineering and forms a suitable basis for a career in a range of roles associated with maintenance engineering on mechanical plants, such as: asset management, plant maintenance and preventative maintenance.

MSc Programme structures

  • 180 credits
  • Core module - Module 1
  • Compulsory modules - Modules 2-4
  • Optional modules - Choose two from Modules 5-8, PLUS ONE module from Module 9-10

MSc with professional placement

  • As above with an additional option (120 credits)
  • Optional module 11

MSc with work placement

  • As above with an additional option (60 credits)
  • Optional module 12

PGDip programme structures

  • 120 credits
  • Compulsory modules - Modules 2-4
  • Optional modules - Choose two from Modules 5-8, PLUS ONE module from Modules 9-10

PGCert programme structures

  • 60 credits
  • Compulsory modules- Modules 3-4
  • Optional modules - Choose one from Modules 5-10

Information for international students

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1772 892400