PGDip Reliability Engineering and Asset Management / Course details

Year of entry: 2021

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Course unit details:
Auditing Asset Management & Maintenance Organisations

Unit code MACE69062
Credit rating 15
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Semester 2
Offered by Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Division (L5)
Available as a free choice unit? No

Overview

This course unit detail provides the framework for delivery in 20/21 and may be subject to change due to any additional Covid-19 impact.  Please see Blackboard / course unit related emails for any further updates.

Auditing is a practical hands-on process and the skills to be acquired are a mixture of technical and human skills. The course is designed to allow the students to develop these skills progressively in practice through an actual assessment carried out on an industrial site with a host company – Recent hosts have included Eon Power, Corus, Warwick Chemicals and PepsiCo

Aims

Discuss the vital role of Maintenance and Asset Management in supporting the achievement of organisational goals. Explain the importance of auditing asset management & maintenance departments

Syllabus

Auditing is a practical hands-on process and the skills to be acquired are a mixture of technical and human skills. The course is designed to allow the students to develop these skills progressively in a staged process via the University’s e-learning platform. The activities in each section build upon previous ones. Finally the students chose an organisation to audit using the tools which they have learned in the module.

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Written exam 50%
Report 50%

Feedback methods

Provided in person or via the Blackboard system

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Lectures 35
Project supervision 55
Independent study hours
Independent study 60

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Paul Wheelhouse Unit coordinator

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