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Manufacturing Management & Innovation

The ME in Manufacturing Management & Innovation is a 90 ECTS Masters programme. Candidates will undertake 12 modules of 5 ECTS each and complete a project worth 30 ECTS. Graduates will obtain a DIT Level 9 award of Master of Engineering in (Manufacturing Management and Innovation). The programme involves collaboration between the School of Manufacturing & Design DIT Bolton St and the College of Business DIT Aungier St. The programme uniquely combines learning in the developing areas (sustainability, lean, systems integration etc.) within the core engineering discipline with the broader skillsets (innovation, entrepreneurship, finance, strategic management etc.). The result is a qualification which befits aspiring and existing team leaders and managers equipping these professionals to address the challenges posed by the demands of modern manufacturing environments.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements are as follows:

An honours degree (Level 8), with a minimum attainment of second class honours grade 2, in Manufacturing/Mechanical engineering or a closely-related engineering discipline.


12 months full-time

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities:
Career opportunities are excellent with advanced manufacturing and management skills in high demand. Graduates have the opportunity to engage in advanced technical roles and quickly progress to management positions in a wide variety of manufacturing industries such as the medical devices, food, pharma, electronics and general engineering.

Further enquiries

Programme co-ordinator
Dr Gerry Woods
Manufacturing Engineering
College of Engineering & Built Environment,
DIT Bolton Street,
Dublin 1
T: 01-402 3824

David Kennedy
T: 01-402 3846

Subjects taught

Strategic Supply Management
Strategic Management
Sustainable Manufacturing
Finance for Management & Decision Making
Statistical Analysis for Engineers
Enterprise Control Systems Integration
Research Methods or Business Research Methods
Validation of Manufacturing Processes
Entrepreneurship for Engineers or Commercialisation
Lean Operations
Design Methodologies & Practice
Innovation and Knowledge Management or Innovation Management


Modules will be delivered in both DIT Bolton St and DIT Aungier St.

The award of Masters of Engineering (ME) will be made to students who successfully complete the programme. Those who only complete the 12 taught modules will be awarded a postgraduate Diploma (PgDip). Single module certificates may also be awarded to students.

Assessment method

A variety of assessment methods are used including group projects, individual projects, and formal examinations. The project is assessed through a number of presentations and reports. Examinations will be held in January and May.

Application date

Closing Date: The general closing date is 27th April 2018. Please note that late applications may be accepted subject to availability.

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: September 2018

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