New Materials Process Engineer Apprenticeship M.Sc programme offers CPD opportunity

The Materials Process Engineer Apprenticeship M.Sc programme from Royce Partner Cranfield University addresses the knowledge, skills and behaviour requirements of the Materials Process Engineer degree apprenticeship standard.

The Materials Process Engineer programme has been developed specifically to meet the high demand for technical specialism, combined with commercial and problem-solving skills applicable to a variety of thermal process-related industries.

The course is about developing, up-skilling and improving the retention of current engineers to become leaders and managers of the future. The programme is applicable across a broad range of industries (coating, heat treatment and surface treatment technologies) where safe, reliable and long-term stability of manufacturing operations is a key business driver.

Cranfield aims to enhance individual skills, and address the need for highly trained individuals contributing to the safe, reliable and long-term stability of manufacturing operations. The skills gained in the course will contribute to the achievement of competitive advantage for manufacturing organisations.

The course has been developed in collaboration with industry, trade bodies and associations and the Institute of Apprenticeships.


  • Closing date: end July 2023
  • Start date: October 2023
  • Duration: 30 months part-time
  • Delivery: Taught modules 40%, Group project (as dissertation) 20%, Individual Project and End Point Assessment 40%.
  • Qualification: MSc
  • Study type: Part-time
  • Campus: Dependent on delivery mode

Interested parties can contact Jeff Rao J.Rao@cranfield.ac.uk  for further information

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