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Lift Engineering, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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The Lift Engineering course from University of Northampton will benefit lift engineers and consultants as well as members of senior management in the lift industry. You will gain an in-depth understanding of advanced technical issues arising in lift design, maintenance and contract management. 

Overview

The course teaches the skills required in electrical and mechanical science, together with mathematics and other engineering areas associated with the lift industry.

Course Details

We aim to provide you with a detailed, academic study of lift engineering and related management issues, together with a higher level qualification for persons employed in lift engineering and allied industries.

The Lift Engineering course from University of Northampton is made up of seven modules. Four of these are compulsory, with two more that you will be able to choose, and a dissertation. The compulsory modules cover the fundamental areas that are essential to lift engineering, including the codes and standards to which lifts and their design must adhere. Option modules allow you to pursue your particular interests and specialise within the industry. Each module entails approximately 200 hours of independent study, and the dissertation entails around 600 hours.

Career Opportunities

We regularly review our course with industry experts, including visiting professors, to make sure that we are giving you all the experiences and expertise you need to progress in your professional career.

We also have an active research programme in the field of lift engineering if you want to continue along the academic route to a PhD or MPhil.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Lift Applications Engineering 
  • Codes and Standards
  • Management of Contracts in the Construction Industry 
  • Case Study 
  • Lift Component Applications 
  • Hydraulic Systems 
  • Control Systems 
  • Microprocessor Applications

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      1-5 years

  • Credits
    280 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • We expect you to have an honour degree of at least class 2:2 (or its equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline. Within the framework of the university, candidates without an honours degree who can demonstrate an appropriate level of relevant learning and achievement will also be considered.

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15480 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15480 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part Time: £950 per 20 credit module for Home/EU students.

Funding

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