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Welding Engineering

Cranfield University

Master
12 months
Duration
21500 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

Welding is integral to the manufacture of a wide-range of products. The Welding Engineering programme offered by the Cranfield University provides the practical and theoretical knowledge required to become a welding engineer and a materials and joining specialist.

Overview

The Welding Engineering programme offered by the Cranfield University covers modern welding techniques, automation, metallurgy, materials science, welding processes, weld design, and quality.

Welding is integral to the manufacture of a wide-range of products, from high power laser welding of large ships, to micro-joining of thin wires. Joining technologies continue to expand; and are used in the oil and gas; automotive; aerospace, nuclear, shipbuilding, and defense industries. Furthermore many of the student projects involve Wire + Arc Additive Manufacture which is a technology where Cranfield University is a world leader. All our projects are industrially linked and usually involve a new development never before undertaken. You will have the opportunity to be supervised by a world leading academic in this area.

There are numerous benefits associated with undertaking a postgraduate programme of study at Cranfield University, including:

  • Study in a postgraduate-only environment where Masters' graduates can secure positions in full-time employment in their chosen field, or undertake academic research
  • Teaching by leading academics as well as industrial practitioners
  • Work alongside a strong research team
  • Dedicated support for off-campus learners including extensive information resources managed by Cranfield University's library
  • Consultancy to companies supporting their employees on part-time programmes, in relation to individual projects.

Career

Successful students develop diverse and rewarding careers in engineering management in a wide-range of organisations deploying welding technologies. Roles include the management of welding manufacturing operations, and management of design and fabrication of welded structures. The international nature of such activities means that career opportunities are not restricted to the UK. Cranfield graduates develop careers around the world in oil and gas, automotive, and aerospace sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction
  • Welding Processes and Equipment
  • Welding Systems and Research Methods
  • Design of Welded Structures
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Introduction to Materials for Welding Engineering
  • Management of Weld Quality
  • Advanced Welding Processes

Audience

This course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of welding technologies and an awareness of recent technical developments within the relevant industries. It will also improve your communication, presentation, analytical and problem solving skills. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Although there are no set application deadlines, we recommend that you apply as early as possible to secure your place.
  • Start date: Part-time throughout the year

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A first or second class UK Honours degree in a relevant science, engineering or related discipline, or the international equivalent of these UK qualifications. Other sufficient and relevant qualifications, together with industrial experience, may be considered.

Applicants who do not fulfil the standard entry requirements can apply for the Pre-Masters programme, successful completion of which will qualify them for entry to this course for a second year of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

EU:

  • PgDip Full-time: £8,000
  • PgDip Part-time: £1,635 
  • PgCert Full-time: £4,600

International:

  • PgDip Full-time: £17,400
  • PgCert Full-time: £8,700

Funding

  • The Hingston Scholarship
  • Global Manufacturing Leadership Masters Scholarship
  • GREAT China Scholarship
  • Masters Loan from Student Finance England
  • Santander Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships for Developing Countries

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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