Intelligent Maintenance EngineeringPreston Campus
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Rank: 70 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Preston Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2022/01/01
Duration: 12 months
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The University of Central Lancashire evaluation:
13.3 : 1
University of Central Lancashire has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The World of today demands high efficiency, quality and reliability from the industry. Products have to be made fast and without defects. This is only possible through the implementation of Intelligent maintenance strategy in factories, plants and industry in general. You will learn how to apply the latest maintenance techniques that increase productivity and reduce intensive labour. Furthermore, the World of tomorrow will require professionals able to work and interact with automatic processes and machines. This is also true with maintenance. Maintenance will become more automatic, smart and it will require of professionals with the skills to deal with Intelligent Systems.New technologies are completely transforming the World we live in. In this course, you will learn Machine Intelligence, Intelligent Maintenance Engineering, and Advanced Topics in Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy Technology, Condition Monitoring systems, and Structural Health Monitoring systems.You will work alongside our research active staff with the possibility of continuing on to PhD research. Students will have the opportunity to work closely in industrial, research, and EU projects.
MSc / PGDip - Entry can be made to the course through holding at least a lower second class award of BEng (Hons) or BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Maintenance Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or other related subjects. Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications or relevant work / life experience who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from Master-level studies are welcome. Access qualifications should normally be in a Mechanical Engineering subject or a related area. 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.
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Central Lancashire.
About this university
There are an average of 2,000 international students attending the university from over 100 countries, often due to the range of international partnerships in place. There is a dedicated International Office that are available to help with matters such as the application process, visas and immigration advice and even help with coming to live in the city. There are a number of special international events held during the year to help students feel at home and learn about the larger community as well as with ties to their own cultures. The Student Union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as offer advice and representation for its members. It operates a two floor bar that has a number of well known music acts having performed there as well as another bar next door that is open every day during term time. There are some 35 different sports clubs on offer for students with many using the sports centre on campus. They take part in the BUCS leagues and also use the UCLan Sports Arena two miles from campus. There are also motor racing societies that run a team called UCLAN Racing. Student run media includes a newspaper called Pluto and there are numerous societies such as arts, interest and culture and faith based.