Advanced Industrial Practice (Non-Destructive Testing) MSc

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Duration
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Start Date
Duration
2-5 Years
Location
Work-Based Blended Learning
Start Date
Jan / May / Sept

Overview Updated 05/11/2019

MSc Advanced Industrial Practice (NDT) is aimed specifically at those in positions of responsibly working in  NDT who want to develop their expertise within their current profession. The flexible, innovative framework provides learners not only with the opportunity to gain recognition for professional experience and practice, but also to negotiate learning within the workplace to achieve a postgraduate qualification (PGCert, PGDip and MSc). This unique approach enables learners to enhance their effectiveness in their current role whilst simultaneously working towards a qualification.

Course

Highlights

  • Work-Based Blended Learning that fits around your schedule.
  • Allow professionally-accredited and experienced staff in the NDT demonstrate the intellectual rigour of their work-place experience.
  • Industrial Practice Research Project.

Additional

Information

Blended Learning Opportunities

The Advanced Industrial Practice programmes of study will be primarily delivered through blended learning supported by BINDT and academics through the University’s virtual learning environment.  On-campus group based induction and workshop sessions will be available for all learners. In addition, on-line induction and workshop sessions will be held for those who cannot attend in person.

Course Details

Modules will be delivered in the following sequence: Recognising Industrial Practice – Negotiated Work Based Learning 1& 2 – Negotiated Research Thesis.

Recognising Industrial Practice

An innovative application of APEL in work-based learning contexts, the Recognising Industrial Practice module, provides a useful, critical and reflective mechanism that can be used by individuals and organisations as part of a customised and flexible programme of study. Learners will be required to produce a critical reflective statement based on their industrial experience to date, addressing the competedencies acquired to achieve BINDT membership status. The University and BINDT will support learners in a variety of ways, including workshops, and tutorials/specific guidance on a range of topics including research skills, critical thinking and reflective writing.

Read more

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

This award is specifically aimed at those working at middle management and above within a NDT-related discipline. Applicants will normally be an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a membership of BINDT at Member grade or above. Learners should normally possess at least 3 year’s relevant professional experience at a managerial level.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Industrial Practice Research Project (60 Credits)
    Module code: ENVM058
    Core Module Y
  • Negotiated Work Based Learning 1 - Non-Destructive Testing (30 Credits)
    Module code: ENVM083
    Core Module Y
  • Negotiated Work Based Learning 2 - Non-Destructive Testing (30 Credits)
    Module code: ENVM084
    Core Module Y
  • Recognising Industrial Practice (60 Credits)
    Module code: APELM004
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

The defining features of the proposed programme are:

  • The Recognising Industrial Practice module where learners are required to critically reflect on their NDT career to date.
  • Negotiated Learning provides learners with a more forward-looking perspective to allow them to both identify and negotiate new projects/work-related activities. The topics to be investigated will be agreed between the learner, their employer and the University.
  • The Advanced Professional Practice Research Project is the key test of the attainment of Master’s degree standard, and its purpose is to contribute substantially to the research training.  Learners are required to show an understanding of the philosophy and principles of ‘traditional academic’ research and demonstrate competence in undertaking a NDT-related research project.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

If you are starting a Master’s course in 2020/21  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2020 entry.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

If you are starting a Master’s course in 2019/20  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

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Updated 05/11/2019

  • MSc Advanced Industrial Practice (NDT) is aimed specifically at those in positions of responsibly working in  NDT who want to develop their expertise within their current profession. The flexible, innovative framework provides learners not only with the opportunity to gain recognition for professional experience and practice, but also to negotiate learning within the workplace to achieve a postgraduate qualification (PGCert, PGDip and MSc). This unique approach enables learners to enhance their effectiveness in their current role whilst simultaneously working towards a qualification.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Work-Based Blended Learning that fits around your schedule.
    • Allow professionally-accredited and experienced staff in the NDT demonstrate the intellectual rigour of their work-place experience.
    • Industrial Practice Research Project.
  • Modules will be delivered in the following sequence: Recognising Industrial Practice – Negotiated Work Based Learning 1& 2 – Negotiated Research Thesis.

    Recognising Industrial Practice

    An innovative application of APEL in work-based learning contexts, the Recognising Industrial Practice module, provides a useful, critical and reflective mechanism that can be used by individuals and organisations as part of a customised and flexible programme of study. Learners will be required to produce a critical reflective statement based on their industrial experience to date, addressing the competedencies acquired to achieve BINDT membership status. The University and BINDT will support learners in a variety of ways, including workshops, and tutorials/specific guidance on a range of topics including research skills, critical thinking and reflective writing.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Blended Learning Opportunities

    The Advanced Industrial Practice programmes of study will be primarily delivered through blended learning supported by BINDT and academics through the University’s virtual learning environment.  On-campus group based induction and workshop sessions will be available for all learners. In addition, on-line induction and workshop sessions will be held for those who cannot attend in person.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • This award is specifically aimed at those working at middle management and above within a NDT-related discipline. Applicants will normally be an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a membership of BINDT at Member grade or above. Learners should normally possess at least 3 year’s relevant professional experience at a managerial level.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Industrial Practice Research Project (60 Credits)
      Module code: ENVM058
      Core Module Y
    • Negotiated Work Based Learning 1 - Non-Destructive Testing (30 Credits)
      Module code: ENVM083
      Core Module Y
    • Negotiated Work Based Learning 2 - Non-Destructive Testing (30 Credits)
      Module code: ENVM084
      Core Module Y
    • Recognising Industrial Practice (60 Credits)
      Module code: APELM004
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    The defining features of the proposed programme are:

    • The Recognising Industrial Practice module where learners are required to critically reflect on their NDT career to date.
    • Negotiated Learning provides learners with a more forward-looking perspective to allow them to both identify and negotiate new projects/work-related activities. The topics to be investigated will be agreed between the learner, their employer and the University.
    • The Advanced Professional Practice Research Project is the key test of the attainment of Master’s degree standard, and its purpose is to contribute substantially to the research training.  Learners are required to show an understanding of the philosophy and principles of ‘traditional academic’ research and demonstrate competence in undertaking a NDT-related research project.
    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • 20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    If you are starting a Master’s course in 2020/21  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2020 entry.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    If you are starting a Master’s course in 2019/20  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

*Course data provided by Unistats

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