Ulster University - Magee
Smart Manufacturing Systems - with or without Applied Research
Smart Manufacturing is a rapidly developing field of study within both academia and industry. This course provides professionals with expert, multi-discipline knowledge in the principles and application of Smart Manufacturing set within the context of the global business environment and global business operations.
Five core technologies that are essential to raise the development of manufacturing and productivity to the levels required in the next 50 years are Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, automation, internet of things (IoT) and industrial digital technologies (IDTs).
You will be equipped with expert knowledge across multi-disciplines in the underlying science and application of manufacturing and mechanical engineering together with the computing topics of intelligent data analytics and robotics.
There is currently an extensive demand for engineering graduates, particularly those with the high-level skills to develop and operate smart factories, which will be provided by this course. Alternatively, you may progress to further study at PhD level.
For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.
These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.
If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit ulster.ac.uk/englishrequirements for more details on English language requirements.
For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.
To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).
Applied Research available full-time only.
Year of entry: 2020/21
Postgraduate Information Session 11 March 2020
Register at: ulster.ac.uk/pg-information-events
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Students from this course would be eligible to directly enter graduate employment or proceed to further study at PhD level.