M.Sc. On Campus

Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development

University of Strathclyde

12 months
23050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development degree at The University of Strathclyde addresses the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products, developed within the shortest possible time.


The Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development degree at The University of Strathclyde will provide thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer supported product modelling, analysis, evaluation and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution. In addition to the enterprise skills necessary to launch brand new products to market.

The Advanced Product Development stream is designed for those who wish to enhance their technical knowledge and practical design skills through the application of state-of-the-art manufacture to practical design settings through the specialisation in advanced materials and production technology, product design techniques and engineering risk management.


Design engineers use technical knowledge, mathematical and design skills to create innovative solutions to problems across a diverse range of industries.

This course will propel your design engineering career forward because it will:

  • provide you with the knowledge and skills to develop your own abilities to tackle more complex roles
  • enhance your CV with a competitive edge through gaining a Masters
  • develop industry experience through the Postgraduate Group Project module which provides you with first hand industry experience which can be used as example work during any future interviews


The MSc Design Engineering has been awarded academic accreditation from three institutes. This demonstrates the degree meets the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) as outlined by the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Global Design 
  •  Design Methods 
  •  Product Modelling & Visualisation 
  •  Design Management 
  •  Mechatronic Systems Design Techniques 
  •  Engineering Risk Management 
  •  Advanced Materials & Production Technology 
  •  Postgraduate Group Project 
  •  Postgraduate Individual Project
  •  Sustainability 
  •  Strategic Technology Management 
  •  Supply Chain Operations 
  •  Enterprise Resource Planning 
  •  Management of Total Quality & Continuous Improvement 
  •  Fundamentals Of Lean Six Sigma 
  •  Manufacturing Automation 
  •  Sustainable Product Design & Manufacturing 
  •  Product Costing & Financial Management 
  •  Systems Thinking & Modelling 
  •  Management of Innovation 
  •  Design Form & Aesthetics 
  •  Human Centered Design 
  •  Remanufacturing.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant engineering, technology or science discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23050 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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