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Digital ManufacturingUniversity of Strathclyde
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Location: University of Strathclyde
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Modern manufacturing engineers not only need to be experts in the latest classic manufacturing technologies they need to know how to exploit the power of digital manufacturing to stay competitive in an increasingly global digital market. This course helps you to get a deeper insight into the necessary cyber-physical technologies and new developing business models.Industry 4.0 concepts are revolutionising the world and modern industry is adopting rapidly and at a vast scale, creating new business models and digital technologies. Products are becoming increasingly customisable and interactive.The power of digital manufacturing also allows creating agile and autonomous production processes that can deliver at scale through smart global digital communication technologies. Industry business models are also shifting significantly; extensive mass customisation is augmented by direct prosumer engagement and services become instantaneous and ubiquitous.Digital manufacturing utilises Industry 4.0 technologies such as Cyber Physical Systems, Industrial Internet of Things, Additive Manufacturing and Autonomous Mechatronic Systems. Digital Manufacturing also feeds into new business models such as Through-Life Engineering and Cloud Manufacturing all extremely hot topics with vast industrial as well as academic potential.
First or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline.
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Strathclyde.
About this university
Combining a central location and varied program means the university attracts students from around the world. The International Office is available to help students from outside the UK to integrate with their new environment as well as with legal matters such as immigration papers and visas. There is also help and assistance on matters such as welfare and health while English language courses are available for those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language. In addition, the website provides country specific information for applying to the university. The students Union is the heart of life outside the classroom and it operates bars and clubs on campus that work with a student budget. There are more than 50 clubs and societies to get involved with outside studies ranging from music to sport and even voluntary work. The Centre for Sport and Recreation is on John Street and is the best place to head to get involved with the various sports clubs as well as fitness and wellbeing events that take place. There are also outdoor sports facilities around the city that the university has access to. Strathclyde Music represents the various student-run music clubs and groups including a number of educational and community projects. It is also home to the Maurice Taylor Organ, one of the most important pipe organs in the country. For those of a spiritual nature, there is a Chaplaincy Centre that caters for all denominations and is found in the Graham Hills Building. There are also a number of faith groups and societies to allow people of the same faith to gather together.