It is the aim of this course to produce high-calibre packaging technologists and managers who have the vision and flexibility to create opportunities and to solve problems effectively.
The course is relevant to a wide range of industries including:
You will benefit from the course if you are involved in the design, manufacture, specification or use of packaging.
Becoming a student on the course provides you with:
Successful completion of the course will allow you direct entry to the industry's professional body, The Institute of Packaging, as a full member.
There are clear benefits to your company too. Active involvement can:
Assessment is through a mixture of coursework and examinations. Modules 1-6 have a 50/50 split between the two and Modules 7 and 8 are assessed by coursework only.
The assessment will be exactly the same as for the part-time students. You will need to submit assignments and take examinations at the same time as the part-time students.
If you live outside the UK you will be able to take the examinations in your own country. We have an extensive network of organisations (Universities, Colleges and British Council Offices) throughout the world who will provide invigilation services. If we haven't a contact near you we can help you find one. The cost of invigilation away from Brunel University is your responsibility.
Your Career Development
Graduates from this programme typically work as engineers, technologists and managers in the sectors of packaging materials, packaging for FMCG and retail, cosmetics, food and drink, converted products packaging, packaging supply chain and distribution and packaging design. Students graduating from this programme have progressed to careers within world leading organisations involved in the packaging area, including: Coca Cola, Heinz, Unilever, Proctor and Gamble, PepsiCo International, Muller, Zeneca Agrochemicals, Dairy Crest, SAB Miller and Bemis Packaging. A number of students who already worked in these organisations have seen, post graduation on this MSc, their careers progress into senior management, technical and developmental positions.
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Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
tuition fee per 15 credits.
A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification or HND or Diploma of Institute of Packaging with relevant experience. The course is designed to accommodate students from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. Other qualifications and relevant experience will be assessed on an individual basis.
Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:
Students are well-prepared for higher education after completing the preparation course.
All four AMEE courses are accredited by both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of
Engineering and Technology (IET), providing a route to Chartered Engineer status in the UK.
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