Research course

Design Manufacture and Engineering Management - Research

University of Strathclyde · Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management

Entry requirements

A first or upper second-class Honours degree from a UK university or equivalent. Or other qualifications deemed by the Head of Department to be equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The Department is concerned with the realisation of engineered products from the earliest stages of design through to manufacture and operation to end-of-life disposition. It prides itself on ensuring that its research is industrially relevant and has the highest number of Knowledge Transfer Partnership programmes of any department in Scotland, and a wide range of industrial contacts. DMEM provides a dynamic and stimulating environment for study, with flexible teaching space and modern laboratories. Research interests range through production and process technologies, information technologies, design methodologies, strategic management and performance improvement.

Department specialisms

There are three main research groups: Design - researching integrated product and process development; Manufacturing Engineering - researching and developing experimental and numerical modelling techniques for improving the economic and technical performance of metal conversion technologies; Manufacturing Systems - facilitating performance improvements in manufacturing.

Information for international students

The Department has good international research links. For candidates whose first language is not English, minimum standards of written and spoken English are a TOEFL score of 600 or an IELTS score of 6.5.

Fees and funding

Some studentships are available from Research Councils, European Union, government, industry, and the university.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Prof Umit Bititci
0141 548 2015