Many large companies begin life as the brainchild of a single person with a great idea. An engineer or inventor will conceive a unique product and have the business skills to nurture the idea from concept to business. Recognising a niche in the market, they will use their design and engineering skills to realise a product. They will build the product, market and sell it, whilst creating a profit. This is a tried and tested route to success. This programme, with access to 3000m² of specialist and integrated engineering laboratories, offers you the opportunity to learn all of these important skills. The aims of the programme are: To provide you with the knowledge and skills relevant to a career as a professional engineer who can work effectively with current and future engineering product design, development and production/implementation methods To support you in understanding the innovative and pioneering approaches in this field and to be able to apply them to the solution of real-world problems to develop new products and technologies in a financially sustainable way To help you acquire the knowledge and skills required to perform a variety of professional roles within engineering, design and business, including management roles.