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Ulster University: Smart Manufacturing Systems (With or without Applied Research)

Institution Ulster University
Department Magee Campus
Telephone 02871675678
Study type Taught


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.

Master of Science - MSc (PG)

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

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