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Manufacturing Systems (Manufacturing Technology) (Level 7)

Programme Aims

To provide the learner with a broad knowledge of modern manufacturing systems and the tools to plan and control manufacturing productivity and costs. Having successfully completed this module, the learner will be able to:

1. Describe industrial evolution
2. Identify the different types of enterprises
3. Explain the theory and representation of systems
4. Explain the manufacturing system and its different elements
5. Select and analyse data relevant to manufacturing costs and productivity

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on the relevant course page.

Examinations

Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.
Students not registered on the Degree receive an LIT Subject Certificate on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.

Duration

12 weeks, 3 hours per week
Tuesdays, Commencing Tuesday 24th January 2017
Please note that this module will be delivered via blended learning, using a mix of classroom-based and distance learning. Details will be confirmed to applicants once available.

Qualifications

Students not registered on the Degree may, upon request, receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.

Note: This module may be completed as a stand-alone course, or it may be completed by eligible participants for credit towards the award of Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology (Level 7).

 

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