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The University of Liverpool

Product Design and Management

City Centre Campus
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Rank: 32 (UKEAS)

Location: City Centre Campus

Website: www.liverpool.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/10/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £23400


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33
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32
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Description

University of Liverpool has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

OverviewThe aim of this MSc programme is to provide advanced training in all major aspects of product design from conceptual design, product modelling to prototyping to a high level of competence. This programme will train you to develop reliable, high quality products with true market appeal, within the budgets and tight timescales demanded by competitive businesses.You'll gain detailed expertise in product design's key concepts, tools and methodologies, including:-

  • innovative product development and design techniques
  • advanced CAD/CAM and modelling
  • materials selection
  • industrial design
  • rapid prototyping
  • total quality management
  • marketing.
There's a strong practical element and you'll develop your skills through individual and group projects, using facilities that include:
  • CAD (ProE)
  • CAM (Vericut, Machining Strategist)
  • rapid prototyping (3D Printing, FDM, SLM and vacuum casting)
  • reverse engineering (laser scanner and x-ray scanner).
As well as receiving excellent tuition from our world-renowned academics you'll be able to listen to visiting product designers and professors from the Royal Academy of Engineering talk about advanced concepts and case studies. This programme is fully accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.‌‌This 12-month programme consists of compulsory and optional taught modules over two semesters and a major design project in the summer. Project work contributes 60 credits, which will be based on a topic of industrial or scientific relevance, and will be carried out in laboratories in the University or at an approved placement in industry. The project is examined by dissertation, and award of the MSc (Eng) degree will require evidence of in-depth understanding, mastery of research techniques, ability to analyse assembled data, and assessment of outcomes.

Requirements

Entry requirements

For taught programmes in the School of Engineering, Programme and Major codes are indicated for the MSc (Eng) route only. However, PGDip and PGCert routes are available and students requiring advice about the codes for these programmes should contact the School. Normally a UK 2.1 or equivalent but students graduating from a UK university with a 2.2 degree can be considered on a case by case basis. This should be in Engineering or Science with appropriate knowledge of core engineering science topics at bachelor degree level. International qualifications: Applications from international students are welcome. International qualifications will be evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)


Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Liverpool, Engineering. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.

About this university

International students

The International Support Team is on hand to help students travelling to Liverpool from outside the UK. They can help with matters such as visas and immigration advice, organising Welcome Week and its relevant details as well as presentations and workshops to help integrate with the new community. Further practical advice comes from living and working in the area as well as financial assistance and even improving English, if this isn’t a student’s first language. The Guild of Students is responsible for arranging the 190 clubs and societies available to students outside the classroom. These cover areas such as volunteering, the arts and sports. There are also plenty of opportunities to try something new and experiment with something different as well as practical, hands on societies to try a practical activity. Sports are very important at the university and many of its teams are in the higher tier of university sports. Sport Liverpool is the current heading of the sports clubs and groups and cover nearly 50 different types from cricket and football to windsurfing and lacrosse. Most compete for both men and women. There are also support services available to students as well as student health assistance and plenty of learning resources to assist with studies.

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