Lift Engineering MSc

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1-5 Years
Location
Distance Learning
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 25/09/2018

The course will benefit lift engineers and consultants as well as members of senior management in the lift industry. You will gain an in-depth understanding of advanced technical issues arising in lift design, maintenance and contract management. The course teaches the skills required in electrical and mechanical science, together with mathematics and other engineering areas associated with the lift industry.

Course

Highlights

  • Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
  • Eligible for the 20% Graduate Discount Scheme.

Additional

Information

Methods of Learning

Our MSc in Lift Engineering is delivered through distance learning by experienced academics and practitioners from the national and international lift industry, including visiting professors and fellows. We use our virtual learning environment, NILE, to deliver online sessions that you can access from anywhere in the world, creating a student community and a forum for tutors to give you additional learning and tutorial materials.

NILE facilitates constant communication between you and course leaders. You are able to access key course materials at times to suit you and can submit the assignments electronically.

Course Details

We aim to provide you with a detailed, academic study of lift engineering and related management issues, together with a higher level qualification for persons employed in lift engineering and allied industries.

Our Lift Engineering MSc is made up of seven modules. Four of these are compulsory, with two more that you will be able to choose, and a dissertation. The compulsory modules cover the fundamental areas that are essential to lift engineering, including the codes and standards to which lifts and their design must adhere. Option modules allow you to pursue your particular interests and specialise within the industry. Each module entails approximately 200 hours of independent study, and the dissertation entails around 600 hours.

Read more…

Open Days

Discover More.

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.

Careers

Career Opportunities

We regularly review our course with industry experts, including visiting professors, to make sure that we are giving you all the experiences and expertise you need to progress in your professional career.

We also have an active research programme in the field of lift engineering if you want to continue along the academic route to a PhD or MPhil.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@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

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

Entry Requirements

We expect you to have an honour degree of at least class 2:2 (or its equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline. Within the framework of the university, candidates without an honours degree who can demonstrate an appropriate level of relevant learning and achievement will also be considered.

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

  • Lift Applications Engineering (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM001
    Core Module Y
  • Codes and Standards (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM002
    Core Module Y
  • Management of Contracts in the Construction Industry (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM003
    Core Module Y
  • Case Study (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM004
    Core Module Y
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM012
    Core Module Y
  • Control Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM007
    Core Module N
  • Dynamics and Vibration (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM010
    Core Module N
  • Hydraulic Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM006
    Core Module N
  • Lift Component Applications (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM005
    Core Module N
  • Microprocessor Applications (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM008
    Core Module N
  • Utilisation of Materials (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM009
    Core Module N
  • Vertical Transportation Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: LIFM011
    Core Module N

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

Each academic year begins with the annual Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies, organised with the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Lifts Group. The event brings together over 100 industrial and academic experts from the field of vertical transportation engineering who deliver peer-reviewed papers on their research and you will be invited to attend this event at a reduced registration fee.

Research Opportunites

Further your Study

Our Doctorates and research courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt, that will give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

If you would like to study a PhD or MPhil in Lift Engineering visit our Postgraduate Research page to find out 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.

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.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £8,370
Part Time: £930 per 20 credit module for Home/EU students. £1,685 per 20 credit module for International students.

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

The MSc is comprised of three compulsory 20 credit modules and two optional 20 credit modules. The fees for the MSc Lift Engineering in 2018/19 are as follows:

  • Home/EU students £930 for each 20 credit module
  • International fee £1,685 for each 20 credit module
  • Case Study module (this module covers the examination for the three compulsory modules)
  • Dissertation (60 credit module)
  • Dissertation (60 credit module)
  • Total cost Home/EU students: £8,370
  • Total cost International students: £15,160

Please note that the tuition fees cover registration fees and examination fees.

Tuition fees in any academic year are charged only for the modules undertaken in that year. For more information please contact the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology on 01604 893350.

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International £15,160

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

The MSc is comprised of three compulsory 20 credit modules and two optional 20 credit modules. The fees for the MSc Lift Engineering in 2018/19 are as follows:

  • Home/EU students £930 for each 20 credit module
  • International fee £1,685 for each 20 credit module
  • Case Study module (this module covers the examination for the three compulsory modules)
  • Dissertation (60 credit module)
  • Dissertation (60 credit module)
  • Total cost Home/EU students: £8,370
  • Total cost International students: £15,160

Please note that the tuition fees cover registration fees and examination fees.

Tuition fees in any academic year are charged only for the modules undertaken in that year. For more information please contact the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology on 01604 893350.

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

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Distance Learning Study

Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

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Updated 25/09/2018

  • The course will benefit lift engineers and consultants as well as members of senior management in the lift industry. You will gain an in-depth understanding of advanced technical issues arising in lift design, maintenance and contract management. The course teaches the skills required in electrical and mechanical science, together with mathematics and other engineering areas associated with the lift industry.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).
    • Eligible for the 20% Graduate Discount Scheme.
  • We aim to provide you with a detailed, academic study of lift engineering and related management issues, together with a higher level qualification for persons employed in lift engineering and allied industries.

    Our Lift Engineering MSc is made up of seven modules. Four of these are compulsory, with two more that you will be able to choose, and a dissertation. The compulsory modules cover the fundamental areas that are essential to lift engineering, including the codes and standards to which lifts and their design must adhere. Option modules allow you to pursue your particular interests and specialise within the industry. Each module entails approximately 200 hours of independent study, and the dissertation entails around 600 hours.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Methods of Learning

    Our MSc in Lift Engineering is delivered through distance learning by experienced academics and practitioners from the national and international lift industry, including visiting professors and fellows. We use our virtual learning environment, NILE, to deliver online sessions that you can access from anywhere in the world, creating a student community and a forum for tutors to give you additional learning and tutorial materials.

    NILE facilitates constant communication between you and course leaders. You are able to access key course materials at times to suit you and can submit the assignments electronically.

    • Discover More.

      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.

    • Career Opportunities

      We regularly review our course with industry experts, including visiting professors, to make sure that we are giving you all the experiences and expertise you need to progress in your professional career.

      We also have an active research programme in the field of lift engineering if you want to continue along the academic route to a PhD or MPhil.

  • We expect you to have an honour degree of at least class 2:2 (or its equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline. Within the framework of the university, candidates without an honours degree who can demonstrate an appropriate level of relevant learning and achievement will also be considered.

    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
    admissions2019@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

    • Lift Applications Engineering (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM001
      Core Module Y
    • Codes and Standards (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM002
      Core Module Y
    • Management of Contracts in the Construction Industry (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM003
      Core Module Y
    • Case Study (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM004
      Core Module Y
    • Dissertation (60 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM012
      Core Module Y
    • Control Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM007
      Core Module N
    • Dynamics and Vibration (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM010
      Core Module N
    • Hydraulic Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM006
      Core Module N
    • Lift Component Applications (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM005
      Core Module N
    • Microprocessor Applications (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM008
      Core Module N
    • Utilisation of Materials (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM009
      Core Module N
    • Vertical Transportation Systems (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: LIFM011
      Core Module N

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Further your Study

      Our Doctorates and research courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt, that will give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

      If you would like to study a PhD or MPhil in Lift Engineering visit our Postgraduate Research page to find out 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.

    • 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.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £8,370
    Part Time: £930 per 20 credit module for Home/EU students. £1,685 per 20 credit module for International students.

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    The MSc is comprised of three compulsory 20 credit modules and two optional 20 credit modules. The fees for the MSc Lift Engineering in 2018/19 are as follows:

    • Home/EU students £930 for each 20 credit module
    • International fee £1,685 for each 20 credit module
    • Case Study module (this module covers the examination for the three compulsory modules)
    • Dissertation (60 credit module)
    • Dissertation (60 credit module)
    • Total cost Home/EU students: £8,370
    • Total cost International students: £15,160

    Please note that the tuition fees cover registration fees and examination fees.

    Tuition fees in any academic year are charged only for the modules undertaken in that year. For more information please contact the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology on 01604 893350.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International £15,160

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page.

    The MSc is comprised of three compulsory 20 credit modules and two optional 20 credit modules. The fees for the MSc Lift Engineering in 2018/19 are as follows:

    • Home/EU students £930 for each 20 credit module
    • International fee £1,685 for each 20 credit module
    • Case Study module (this module covers the examination for the three compulsory modules)
    • Dissertation (60 credit module)
    • Dissertation (60 credit module)
    • Total cost Home/EU students: £8,370
    • Total cost International students: £15,160

    Please note that the tuition fees cover registration fees and examination fees.

    Tuition fees in any academic year are charged only for the modules undertaken in that year. For more information please contact the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology on 01604 893350.

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

  • Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

    Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

    Read more…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Is this course
for you?

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You might also like to consider

Lift Engineering FdSc >

Lift Engineering HNC >

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour