Kingston University
Advanced Product Design Engineering and Manufacturing MSc
Kingston University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

Reasons to choose Kingston – You will use the latest computing technology at all stages, from design to manufacture. – The experience you gain will be hands-on and directly relevant to your future working environment. – The course meets the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) if you already have an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) or an Accredited IEng (Full) BEng/BSc (Hons).

About this course This course examines the latest developments in digital product development and manufacturing. You will gain hands-on experience of the latest Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing applications, including 3D modelling techniques, 3D laser scanning, and 3D printing and Computer Numerical Control machining. You will also gain knowledge of analytical Computer Aided Engineering design tools to assist the product validation process by applying advanced design simulation and finite elements analysis techniques. Through an individual project, you will be able to extend your knowledge in a field of your choice, establishing yourself as a specialist.

Example modules – Computer Integrated Product Development – Advanced CAD/CAM Systems

Career opportunities The course offers you the entrepreneurship, management and business skills for taking on leadership roles in major product design engineering projects.

Assessment typically comprises exams (eg test or exam), practical (eg presentations, performance) and coursework (eg essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Electronics and Electrical engineering degrees must contain an element of design and/or computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.


Tuition Fees Advanced Product Design Engineering and Manufacturing MSc

EU £15400 year 1
England UK £9620 year 1
Northern Ireland £9620 year 1
Scotland £9620 year 1
Wales £9620 year 1
International £15400 year 1

Additional fee information

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

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About Kingston University

Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.

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Where is this programme taught

Roehampton Vale
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