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Lift Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
Our Lift Engineering MSc is made up of seven modules. Four of these are compulsory, with two more that you will be able to choose, and a dissertation.

About

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

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.

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 
  • Control Systems 
  • Dynamics and Vibration 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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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

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15156 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15160 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8376 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8370 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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