University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

Introduction

Our Faculty of Engineering is the biggest in Scotland. We're also one of the largest, best equipped engineering faculties in the UK.

We're home to over 5,000 students from 100 countries. You can choose to study in any of our eight world-leading departments.

Our impressive range of over 40 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development courses offer you an engineering education suited to your needs.

Our staff and students carry out research that makes a real impact, delivering solutions to many of the global challenges that are facing society today.

If you're serious about a career in engineering, Strathclyde is the place to be.

Why choose Strathclyde for engineering

You can become a Chartered Engineer

All our undergraduate Engineering programmes are fully accredited by the relevant professional Engineering institutions. This allows our graduates to become eligible for Chartered Engineer status. Many of our postgraduate degrees are also accredited.

We've a wide range of engineering courses

Our postgraduate course portfolio also has over 40 courses and is one of the largest in the UK. You can study our taught courses in one of our eight departments:

  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering

We can help you to achieve your employment ambitions

Our strong industry links ensure that over 90% of our graduates are in full-time jobs or further study within six months of graduating.

We offer a large range of scholarships

We've one of the largest portfolios of scholarships on offer of any Engineering Faculty in the UK.

You'll benefit from our research excellence

We've one of the largest research portfolios in the UK at £85 million – and growing. Three of our departments ranked first in Scotland on research power. Seven of our eight departments rank in the top 10 in the UK on research power (REF 2014).

We've strong links with industry

Our students are often given the opportunity to work on real industry challenges. These take the form of projects assigned by external companies.

We're the number one Scottish university for our Knowledge Transfer Partnership performance. We're in the top three in the UK.

Strathclyde is seventh in the league of entrepreneurial universities in the UK. We’ve generated more than 40 spin-out companies to date. We've also got more than 160 patents and license agreements. These have generated more than €56M in royalty income.

We've world class facilities

We've recently completed a £40 million investment programme in Engineering facilities and support infrastructure.

As a student you'll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and work spaces.

This school offers programs in:
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Master

MArch in Architectural Design (International)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This two-year course is for international students who are looking for a challenging programme of study that meets the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 2 educational criteria. The course runs parallel to the MArch/Pg Diploma in Advanced Architectural Design. It shares the same curriculum so you’ll join students on this course in an exciting and challenging environment. [+]

MArch in Architectural Design (International) This two-year course is for international students who are looking for a challenging programme of study that meets the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 2 educational criteria. The course runs parallel to the MArch/Pg Diploma in Advanced Architectural Design. It shares the same curriculum so you’ll join students on this course in an exciting and challenging environment. You’ll develop skills in advanced design, analysis and architectural critique designing complex buildings in a variety of contexts and addressing social, cultural and environmental issues. This course demands a high level of design ability and self-motivation. You’ll study Year 1 The first year of study is centred on consolidating your architectural design skills. You’ll be introduced to the idea of architecture as a responsive solution to fundamental social issues. You'll take a subject class in an area of expertise aligned to the research in the department and research and produce a dissertation on a topic of personal interest related to design. Year 2 You’ll undertake a significant architectural project on which you're required to take a standpoint on contemporary architectural issues. This is developed through a theme that reflects your own interests and creative ambitions and is supported by subject classes. You’ll also attend a taught course in professional studies and a series of guest lectures. Students progressing from the Diploma to Masters undertake an additional semester of study to pursue an aspect of the thesis project to a greater level of detail. Study trips provide... [-]

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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Biofluid Mechanics

Campus Full time 1 year

This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics. [+]

Why this course? Biofluid Mechanics applies engineering, mathematical and physical principles of fluids to solve complex and multifaceted problems, primarily in biology and medicine, but also in aerospace and robotics. This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics. The one-year full-time programme offers you a unique opportunity to lead the next generation of highly-skilled postgraduates that will form a new model worldwide for academia – with world-class research knowledge, industry – with highly-competitive skills in both biomedical engineering and fluid dynamics, and for society – with better training to work with clinicians. The course is taught by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, with input from other departments across the Faculty of Engineering and the wider University. You'll be supported throughout the course by a strong team of academics with global connections. You'll benefit from a unique training and an innovative teaching and learning environment. You'll study In Semesters 1 and 2, you'll take compulsory classes and a choice of optional classes. The remaining months are dedicated to project work, submitted as dissertation (Diploma students) or as a research thesis (MSc students). Compulsory Classes Biofluid Mechanics Industrial Software Medical Science for Engineering Research Methodology Professional Studies in Biomedical Engineering Optional Classes Haemodynamics for Engineers Numerical Modelling in Biomedical Engineeirng Cardiovascular Devices The Medical Device Regulatory Process... [-]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Advanced Manufacturing: Technology & Systems

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is aimed at staff and graduates who have experience in production, manufacturing, mechanical, product design, materials, manufacturing management, or relevant business and who want to further their manufacturing knowledge and skills... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Advanced Manufacturing: Technology & Systems This course is aimed at staff and graduates who have experience in production, manufacturing, mechanical, product design, materials, manufacturing management, or relevant business and who want to further their manufacturing knowledge and skills. There are a limited number of funded places (fees +£3,000 scholarship) available for this programme for students with home status for fees purposes (Scotland & EU). As these are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Manufacturing is still a core industry in a global context. Despite concern that job opportunities for graduates have reduced, a significant number of employers have expressed specific recruitment difficulties due to a lack of qualifications and skills. This course will help you to increase your career prospects and give you specialist skills in areas such as: manufacturing automation advanced production techniques micro/nano-manufacturing At the end of the course you'll have a greater understanding of the methods, tools and techniques relating to advanced manufacturing technology and systems. You'll be able to apply your knowledge and skills by taking part in projects to solve some of the technological problems currently faced by industry. The course is run jointly with the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC). The AFRC supports industry through applied research in forming and forging. It's sponsored by large international companies including Rolls-Royce and Boeing. You’ll study You'll take a combination of compulsory and optional taught modules. Major projects You'll undertake an individual and group project. For... [-]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Mechatronics & Automation

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course provides you with a broad introduction to the issues encountered and techniques required in developing advanced mechatronic products and automation systems. Mechatronics and automation is becoming an increasingly important discipline in today’s digital society. New products have been designed applying mechatronic principles. Consumers and society have benefited tremendously from these new intelligent products that... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Mechatronics & Automation This course provides you with a broad introduction to the issues encountered and techniques required in developing advanced mechatronic products and automation systems. Mechatronics and automation is becoming an increasingly important discipline in today’s digital society. New products have been designed applying mechatronic principles. Consumers and society have benefited tremendously from these new intelligent products that include: the latest mobile phones with mechatronic features intelligent robotic vacuum cleaners intelligent wheelchairs This course trains you to: lead mechatronic and automation product development contribute as team members to future mechatronic product development provide expertise as mechatronic “specialists” The course is aimed at: graduates from relevant courses, who wish to study mechatronics and automation as their chosen career those currently working in mechatronics and automation who wish to enhance their theoretical grounding and practical skills You’ll study You'll take a number of compulsory and optional modules. The postgraduate group project provides you with industry-related training. Course content Compulsory classes Manufacturing Automation Product Design Techniques Product Modelling & Visualisation Industrial Group Project Postgraduate Individual Project Project Management Elective classes Choose from this list Systems Integration Design Methods Control Principles Control Techniques Learning & teaching Teaching methods include: lectures tutorials practical laboratories Assessment Assessment is by written assignments and examinations. Entry requirements MSc - First or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in any discipline. PgDip - Degree, or good HND plus relevant industrial experience, may be considered for entry to the Postgraduate Diploma. Depending on satisfactory progress, students may transfer... [-]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operations Management in Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Operations management is critical to the success of delivering customer satisfaction. This course gives you the theories, concepts and tools to be able to analyse and implement solutions to operations management issues in an engineering environment. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding in operational issues related to engineering industries worldwide. The course is aimed at graduates wishing to broaden their expertise from a... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operations Management in Engineering Operations management is critical to the success of delivering customer satisfaction. This course gives you the theories, concepts and tools to be able to analyse and implement solutions to operations management issues in an engineering environment. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding in operational issues related to engineering industries worldwide. The course is aimed at graduates wishing to broaden their expertise from a technological undergraduate degree, or who want to work within the engineering industry. You’ll study The course focuses on the wider strategic and global issues facing engineering organisations. It examines the use and application of techniques that enable operations effectiveness. The final focus is on operational areas. The course structure and content are based on the operational needs of 21st century engineering organisations. Much of the content also applies to some service organisations. Major projects You'll undertake a research dissertation related to operations management. This is an opportunity to showcase the skills acquired in classes during the year and to apply research practice. Supervised by a member of academic staff, you'll conduct a literature review and carry out an appropiate study. You'll also undertake an industrial team project with a business organisation. A company representative is appointed to liaise with the team. Teams are allocated a Department academic mentor who provides support and guidance throughout the project. The final project solution typically includes: a report which should be of strategic benefit to the client organisation supporting models and information a presentation at the... [-]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Urban Design

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is designed for practitioners and students to enhance their understanding of the city as a complex and dynamic system. While your focus will be on physical planning and the design of urban spaces and buildings, the various influencing factors that affect form will also be considered... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Urban Design Recent data and predictions on the forthcoming rate of urbanisation make cities the most common living environment of the future. What kind of life will it be for the seven billion people who will live in existing or developing cities? Cities hold tremendous potential, but at the same time are sources of stress, inequalities and pollution. We're working to improve cities to better support fulfilling and diverse lifestyles. Urban design has an important role in determining both the current and future form of cities. The responsibility for the development and management of cities is becoming increasingly shared. This course is designed for practitioners and students to enhance their understanding of the city as a complex and dynamic system. While your focus will be on physical planning and the design of urban spaces and buildings, the various influencing factors that affect form will also be considered. The major topic is the European metropolis, or city region, within the context of globalisation. You’ll learn to develop appropriate strategies for sustainable urban development. This will encompass social, political, economic, environmental, architectural, aesthetic and psychological aspects. You’ll study Your course is delivered through studio work, lectures, seminars and a research project. The studio involves work on the design of a complex urban area. This includes the levels of the entire city, the neighbourhood and the individual public space defined by urban architecture. The course is strongly linked to the Urban Design Studies Unit's research agenda. All that is taught in... [-]

MSc/PgDip in Marine Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme allows graduate engineers or those from related disciplines to specialise in, or convert to, marine engineering. Marine engineering involves the systems and equipment onboard marine vehicles including... [+]

MSc/PgDip in Marine Engineering This programme allows graduate engineers or those from related disciplines to specialise in, or convert to, marine engineering. Marine engineering involves the systems and equipment onboard marine vehicles including: design construction installation support There’s a particular emphasis on propulsion and control systems. High efficiency and low environmental impact of marine engines are the key factors in assuring economical operation and environmental protection in maritime transportation. This has important implications for both economic success and environmental impact. The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME), a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry. You’ll study The programme consists of three components: instructional modules group project individual project (MSc only) Group project You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts. This project will enhance your team working and communication skills. It also provides valuable access to industrial contacts. It'll give you a good understanding of all aspects of research work. In addition, the technological study must be accompanied by a survey of the relevance and applicability of the findings to the maritime industries at large. You'll learn efficient ways to gather information, to distribute workload and to delegate amongst the group, to analyse... [-]

MSc/PgDip in Offshore Floating Systems

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme is for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to pursue a career in offshore engineering. It provides you with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems. You’ll look at their conceptions, design and installation. You’ll also gain a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals. With the world-wide search for... [+]

MSc/PgDip in Offshore Floating Systems This programme is for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to pursue a career in offshore engineering. It provides you with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems. You’ll look at their conceptions, design and installation. You’ll also gain a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals. With the world-wide search for offshore oil and gas moving into increasingly hostile areas of ocean and deep and ultra-deep water, floating systems are becoming more widely used. Floating systems must be designed and built to withstand harsh environments with innovative methods and techniques being adopted to develop robust as well as economically efficient and safe structures. In meeting these challenges, concern for the environment is of increasing importance. The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME), a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry. You’ll study The programme consists of three components: instructional modules group project individual project (MSc only) Group project You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts. This project will enhance your team working and communication skills. It also provides valuable access to industrial contacts. It will give you a good... [-]

MSc/PgDip in Ship & Offshore Structures

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course was developed response to the demand for design engineers who can design and assess new ships and offshore structures. This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines. You'll be introduced to ultimate strength, fatigue and design concepts for structural components of ships and offshore floating systems. You'll also gain... [+]

MSc/PgDip in Ship & Offshore Structures This course was developed response to the demand for design engineers who can design and assess new ships and offshore structures. This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines. You'll be introduced to ultimate strength, fatigue and design concepts for structural components of ships and offshore floating systems. You'll also gain the knowledge of material behaviour together with factors influencing the dynamic behaviour of offshore installations. The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME), a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry. You'll study Your course is made up of three components: instructional modules group project individual project (MSc only) Group project You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts. This project will enhance your team working and communication skills. It also provides valuable access to industrial contacts. It will give you a good understanding of all aspects of research work. In addition, the technological study must be accompanied by survey of the relevance and applicability of the findings to the maritime industries at large. You'll learn efficient ways to gather information, to distribute workload and to delegate amongst... [-]

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. [+]

Why this course? This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. Mechanical engineers are currently in demand in all types of industry. The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical topics, together with generic skills that will allow them to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities. This course will help you to gain expert knowledge in advanced mechanical engineering topics. You'll also have the opportunity to take modules in general skills such as project management and risk analysis. These are necessary skills for any professional engineer. Specialist pathways In addition to the Advanced Mechanical Engineering programme, the following specialist pathways are offered: Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace (MSc) Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Energy Systems (MSc) Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Power Plant Technologies (MSc) You’ll study You can take up to nine technical modules and three generic modules. MSc students also undertake an individual project. If you're taking the Advanced Mechanical Engineering (without specialisms) you’re free to select from any of the classes below. Energy Systems Compulsory modules Materials Compulsory modules Aerospace Optional modules Energy Systems Optional modules Materials Optional modules Power Plant Optional modules Generic modules If you’re on a specialist programme, you must include the three compulsory modules from your area of specialism, which you'll find in... [-]

MSc Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement

Campus Full time 18 months August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

Civil engineering develops and improves facilities and services that society needs – from the supply of clean water and energy to the design and construction of roads, railways and stations. [+]

Why this course? Civil engineering develops and improves facilities and services that society needs – from the supply of clean water and energy to the design and construction of roads, railways and stations. Solving problems of air, land and water pollution and protecting society against natural disasters are also important aspects of civil engineering. Engineering graduates are in high demand from recruiting companies worldwide. This 18-month MSc course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments, with practical experience provided by the industrial placement. The course has a significant design element based on the most up-to-date specialist design guidelines. This includes a major design project that integrates acquired knowledge and acts as a platform for structured self-learning. This MSc in Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement is suitable for graduates with a background in any discipline of civil engineering. Applicants with a degree in environmental engineering, earth science, mathematics, physics and mechanical engineering may also be considered. The MSc in Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement has four optional specialist streams: Structural Engineering & Project Management Geotechnical Engineering & Project Management Geoenvironmental Engineering & Project Management Water Engineering & Project Management Industrial placement A wide range of companies, such as AECOM, ATKINS, CAPITA, CH2M HILL and ClimateXChange (Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change), are offering placements exclusively for this MSc. A full list of companies can be provided upon... [-]

MSc Design Engineering with Product Development

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. [+]

Why this course? This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development. It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide a thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer supported product modelling, analysis, evaluation and digital and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution. The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. The Sustainability stream provides an opportunity to specialise in issues such as remanufacturing, product life cycles, and environmental impact to ensure that product development is responsibly conducted and managed from cradle-to-cradle. The Advanced Product Development stream is designed for graduates in product design engineering (or equivalent) who wish to enhance their technical knowledge and practical design skills through the application of state-of-the-art manufacture to practical design settings. Accreditation Accreditation is being sought for this programme from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements. Accreditation is being sought for this programme from the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting... [-]

MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This is the UK’s first two-year full-time MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering. To be an effective power engineer you need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. You also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within. This course brings together advanced expertise in all aspects of electrical... [+]

MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering This is the UK’s first two-year full-time MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering. To be an effective power engineer you need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. You also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within. This course brings together advanced expertise in all aspects of electrical energy and power systems, complemented by studies in electricity markets and power systems economics. The course is designed to provide the advanced training you need for a career in the dynamic power and energy sectors. You’ll study Year 1 You'll take a selection of compulsory and optional taught classes. This is combined with training in business and project management skills and research methodologies and techniques. Potential Year 2 research projects are explored during this year through completion of a mini-project, with a final topic agreed for the start of Year 2. Year 2 You'll undertake a major research project within the electrical power and energy disciplines. You'll also select a number of advanced taught modules designed to broaden your understanding of your chosen topic. Facilities You'll have exclusive access to our extensive computing network and purpose built teaching spaces including our outdoor test facility for photovoltaics high voltage laboratory, equipped with the latest technologies including: LDS 6-digital partial discharge test & measurement system Marx impulse generators & GIS test rigs £1M distribution network and protection laboratory comprising a... [-]

MSc in Civil Engineering (with optional specialist streams)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments. This one-year MSc in civil engineering is suitable for graduates with a background in any discipline of civil engineering. Applicants with a degree in environmental engineering, earth science, maths, physics and mechanical engineering may also be considered... [+]

MSc in Civil Engineering (with optional specialist streams) Engineering graduates are in high demand from recruiting companies worldwide. This course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments. This one-year MSc in civil engineering is suitable for graduates with a background in any discipline of civil engineering. Applicants with a degree in environmental engineering, earth science, maths, physics and mechanical engineering may also be considered. You can graduate with an MSc in Civil Engineering or choose to follow a specialist named stream: Civil Engineering with Structural Engineering & Project Management Civil Engineering with Geotechnical Engineering & Project Management Civil Engineering with Geoenvironmental Engineering & Project Management You’ll study You'll take the compulsory module Civil Engineering Design Projects. This module gives you the opportunity to work on real projects. You can choose between a renewable energy project or an industrial project. You’ll develop comprehensive and innovative designs that involve structural engineering, geotechnical engineering and water engineering, management, environmental and financial planning. You'll also take the compulsory module Research Protocols for Science & Engineering which supports the dissertation project. You also have a wide choice of optional modules. Following successful completion of the taught component, you’ll undertake a dissertation. If you’re on one of the specialist streams you’ll undertake a research project on a topic related to that stream. The dissertation can be linked to the industrial placement and worked... [-]

MSc in Communications, Control & Digital Signal Processing

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This full-time course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of communications theory and networks, fundamental control technology and digital signal processing (DSP). All these topics are critical to the information and communications age. You’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the principles of the communications, control and DSP domains. You’ll also develop an understanding of the current and future developments and... [+]

MSc in Communications, Control & Digital Signal Processing This full-time course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of communications theory and networks, fundamental control technology and digital signal processing (DSP). All these topics are critical to the information and communications age. You’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the principles of the communications, control and DSP domains. You’ll also develop an understanding of the current and future developments and technologies within these three disciplines. Along with full accreditation from the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET), this course will enable you to capitalise on job opportunities across a range of sectors including: control telecommunications signal processing electronics IT user companies EDF Energy, Siemens and Texas Instruments are just some of the multinationals where our graduates have secured positions. You’ll study You’ll take two semesters of compulsory and optional taught classes. These are followed by a three-month research project in your chosen area. Opportunities exist to do the project through the department's competitive MSc industrial internships. The internships are offered in collaboration with selected department industry partners including Selex ES, ScottishPower, SmarterGridSolutions. You'll address real-world engineering challenges facing the partner, with site visits, access and provision of relevant technical data and/or facilities provided, along with an industry mentor and academic supervisor. Course content Compulsory classes (September to May) Digital Signal Processing Principles Information Transmission & Security Control Principles Assignment & Professional Studies Elective classes Choose at least two from this list Communications Networks Advanced Digital Signal Processing Principles Embedded Systems Design Image... [-]

MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business

Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme focusing on the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems, power plant, renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry and globalised markets and environmental drivers. The course provides the advanced level of... [+]

MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business This course recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme focusing on: the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems power plant renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry globalised markets and environmental drivers The course provides the advanced level of knowledge and understanding required for challenging, well paid and exciting careers in the dynamic and high growth electrical power and renewable energy sectors. You’ll study There’s two semesters of compulsory and optional classes, followed by a three-month summer research project in your chosen area. There’s the opportunity to carry this out through the department's competitive MSc industrial internships. The internships are offered in collaboration with selected department industry partners, including ScottishPower, SmarterGridSolutions and SSE. You'll address real-world engineering challenges facing the partner, with site visits, access and provision of relevant technical data and/or facilities provided, along with an industry mentor and academic supervisor. Course content Compulsory classes (September to May) Advanced Power System Analysis & Protection High Voltage Technology & Electromagnetic Compatibility Power Electronics for Energy & Drive Control Assignment & Professional Studies Elective classes Choose at least two from this list Business Information Systems Advanced Project Management Power System Economics, Markets & Asset Management Wind Energy & Distributed Energy Resources Wind Turbine Control Software Engineering Summer (June to September) MSc Research Project / Internship Learning & teaching We use a... [-]

MSc in Environmental Engineering (campus attendance & distance learning options)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

A distinctive feature of this course is its highly topical nature. Glasgow has been undergoing extensive urban regeneration. This included building on land that's been contaminated in the past. You’ll have challenging 'real world' issues to study close to the University. This MSc provides the knowledge and skills to equip you for a career in either environmental engineering or science... [+]

MSc in Environmental Engineering Closely aligned with industry’s demands, this course meets the needs of: urban regeneration environmental protection infrastructure investment portfolios in Scotland and worldwide A distinctive feature of this course is its highly topical nature. Glasgow has been undergoing extensive urban regeneration. This included building on land that's been contaminated in the past. You’ll have challenging 'real world' issues to study close to the University. This MSc provides the knowledge and skills to equip you for a career in either environmental engineering or science. You’ll study You'll follow a curriculum of five core classes and a wide range of optional classes. Each class is taught for two to three hours per week over eight to 12 weeks. Following successful completion of the taught component, you’ll undertake a dissertation from June to August. In addition to the dissertation topics proposed by course leaders and industrial partners, you may propose topics that can be of relevance to your employer. For part-time study the modules can be taken over two years (attending classes typically one day per week) with the dissertation completed in Year 2 or 3. Work Placement As part of the class Independent Study in Collaboration with Industry you can apply to work with industry projects. Facilities Our laboratory facilities are well-equipped for a wide range of environmental measurements. High-technological instrumentation and space are available to investigate: environmental microbiology and molecular biology environmental and analytical chemistry air pollution monitoring soil mechanics and quality ecotoxicology Course content Compulsory classes Environmental... [-]

MSc in Global Innovation Management

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow Denmark Aalborg Germany Hamburg + 4 more

The programme is divided into four semesters over two years. You’ll spend your first year at Strathclyde. You’ll gain practical experience of working within globally distributed teams and with an industrial client. In the first semester of Year 2, you’ll either undertake in-depth study of innovation management in Germany or an industrial internship in Denmark. In the final semester you’ll take on a thesis project. This is supervised by the Year 2 host institution... [+]

MSc in Global Innovation Management The MSc in Global Innovation Management is a unique two-year programme. It’s offered jointly by: University of Strathclyde Aalborg University (Denmark) Hamburg University of Technology (Germany) You'll have the opportunity to study at two of the universities. The course focuses on new challenges in innovative global enterprise and provides you with: a practical and global perspective of innovation management skills applicable to larger multinational organisations and smaller enterprises broader views of Innovation Management including: technology management research and development product/service development increased research capability You’ll study The programme is divided into four semesters over two years. You’ll spend your first year at Strathclyde. You’ll gain practical experience of working within globally distributed teams and with an industrial client. In the first semester of Year 2, you’ll either undertake in-depth study of innovation management in Germany or an industrial internship in Denmark. In the final semester you’ll take on a thesis project. This is supervised by the Year 2 host institution. Year 1 Compulsory classes Industrial Group Project Global Design People, Organisation & Technology Strategic Technology Management Supply Chain Operations Design Methods Management Of Innovation Design Management Elective classes Choose from this list Product Design Techniques Strategic Supply Chain Management Enterprise Resource Planning Knowledge Engineering & Management For Engineers Engineering Risk Management Management Of Total Quality & Continuous Improvement Fundamentals Of Lean Six Sigma Sustainable Product Design & Manufacturing Product Costing & Financial Management Systems Thinking & Modelling Information Management Year 2 You'll have the opportunity... [-]

MSc in Ship & Offshore Technology

Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow Germany Hamburg + 2 more

This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to acquire advanced knowledge in a broad range of subjects of ship and offshore technologies. This two year course is offered jointly with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in Germany. Year 1 is completed at Strathclyde and Year 2 in Hamburg. The award is made in the name of both universities... [+]

Why this course? This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to acquire advanced knowledge in a broad range of subjects of ship and offshore technologies. This two-year course is offered jointly with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in Germany. Year 1 is completed at Strathclyde and Year 2 in Hamburg. The award is made in the name of both universities. Facilities We have excellent teaching facilities at the University of Strathclyde including: Catalina - our departmental racing yacht Kelvin Hydrodynamics Lab - the largest ship-model experiment tank in any UK university Towing/wave tank exclusively for teaching purposes Marine engine laboratory Hydrogen fuel cell laboratory Cutting-edge computer facilities Industry standard software TUHH is one of Germany’s newest and most successful universities. Teaching staff You’re taught by dedicated staff with diverse expertise and research activities. Accreditation All of our degree programmes are and to be (2014) professionally by the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) and The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, (IMarEST) on behalf of the UK Engineering Council. Student competitions The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering supports and promotes students in various competitions and awards, from cash bursaries for top performing students to the highest of awards from international organisations. In recent years students from NAOME have been triumphant in the following high profile competitions: Science, Engineering & Technology Student of the Year (SET Awards) Best Maritime Technology Student (SET Awards) Double... [-]

MSc Oil and Gas Innovation

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The degree aims to develop new technologies in exploration, production, processing and decommissioning within the oil and gas sector, for graduates as well as individuals with industrial experience or companies with innovative ideas that they wish to develop. [+]

Why this course? This Masters course is delivered by five Scottish universities* in partnership with the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC). The degree aims to develop new technologies in exploration, production, processing and decommissioning within the oil and gas sector, for graduates as well as individuals with industrial experience or companies with innovative ideas that they wish to develop. Who's the course for? graduates in engineering or science, who have the qualities and ideas required to become leaders in innovation technical staff who have identified an innovation or have expertise likely to yield innovative solutions and want to learn how to commercialise these business developers who have identified an opportunity to innovate in the oil and gas sector and seek to understand the framework of the industry and its supply chain managers or technical staff who are seeking innovative solutions for their challenges and want to equip themselves with the knowledge and leadership skills to enable their companies to identify, validate and commercialise possible solutions *The universities involved in this programme are: University of Strathclyde, University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, Heriot-Watt University, and the University of St Andrews. What you'll study The course is offered on a full-time basis. To achieve the MSc you must accumulate no fewer than 180 credits of which 120 are awarded in respect of the Dissertation. To gain the Postgraduate Certificate you must accumulate no fewer than 60 credits from the taught classes of the course. Compulsory classes Commercialising Innovation* Business Essentials for... [-]

MSc Subsea and Pipeline Engineering

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course is for graduates in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines who want to gain advanced knowledge of subsea systems, designs and installation. [+]

Why this course? As oil is required to be extracted in deeper and rougher seas, new demands continue to be imposed on design development as well as new installation and inspection techniques. This course is for graduates in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines who want to gain advanced knowledge of subsea systems, designs and installation. This includes systems and equipment such as: pipelines wellheads drilling rigs riser & mooring systems You’ll study Your course will be made up of three components: Instructional modules Group project Individual project (MSc only) Group project You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts. This project will enhance your team working and communication skills. It also provides valuable access to industrial contacts. It will give you a good understanding of all aspects of research work. In addition, the technological study must be accompanied by survey of the relevance and applicability of the findings to the maritime industries at large. You'll learn efficient ways to gather information, to distribute workload and to delegate amongst the group, to analyse their results and to appreciate the broader implications of the whole project. In-depth technological studies will be accompanied by increasingly important competence in managerial skills, quality assurance and a sound appreciation of the economic, political, social and environmental issues crucial to professional success. Individual project... [-]

MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management/ Logistics/ Procurement Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Supply chain management is widely accepted as a critical business competency. Supply chain management includes: [+]

Why this course? Supply chain management is widely accepted as a critical business competency. Supply chain management includes: initial design procurement of materials and services processing and distribution to the customer either directly or through a network of distributors In many companies, 80% or more of their turnover is spent outside of the organisation. This course helps you become effective in managing this. It’s designed for those who work or are planning to work within supply chain management. It’s also suitable for those with a background in support functions such as: sales maintenance finance marketing You’ll gain an understanding of the issues, concepts, models, tools and techniques associated with supply chain management. What you’ll study You'll gain an in-depth understanding of strategic, tactical and operational issues relating to the management of supply chains. You'll be equipped with state-of-the-art concepts, methods, techniques and tools to contribute towards the competitiveness of industrial and commercial organisations worldwide. The course comprises compulsory modules and specialist modules as well as a Masters dissertation. The specialisation allows you to choose an area of interest, Operations Management, Logistics Management or Procurement Management. You'll choose your area at registration. Major projects You'll undertake a research dissertation related to supply chain management. This is an opportunity to showcase the skills acquired in classes during the year and to apply research practice. Supervised by a member of academic staff, you'll conduct a literature review and carry out an appropriate study. Accreditation This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute for... [-]

MSc Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and Environment

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment is one of the pathways offered in the Sustainable Engineering programme. [+]

Why this course? Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment is one of the pathways offered in the Sustainable Engineering programme. This course examines the design and operation of the energy systems that provide the environments in which people live and work. It explores how quality of life can be balanced by the need for conservation of world resources. You’ll learn about different energy resources: renewable fossil nuclear You’ll look at the systems that are employed to control these resources such as: combined heat & power schemes heat pumps solar capture devices high efficiency condensing boilers advanced materials adaptive control systems You’ll explore the impact energy has on the environment and how it can be reduced. Our course has been running for over 20 years and has over 400 graduates. External examiners consistently refer to our beneficial links with industry and the high quality of our project work. You’ll study Studying at least three generic modules will meet the key requirements to attain Chartered Engineer status. You must take three specialist modules if you’re studying for the Postgraduate Certificate and up to five if you’re studying for a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc. Successful completion of six modules leads to the award of a Postgraduate Certificate. Major projects Group project This usually involves four or five students working together. Each project focuses on a particular energy/environment system and includes a technical appraisal, and, where appropriate, an assessment of its cost effectiveness and environmental impact. At the end of the project, students perform... [-]

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