Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Normative 4-year Degree
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Normal Period of Study
4 years
Maximum Period of Study
8 years
Credit Units Required for Graduation
120 credit units
Note: The following curriculum information is subject to periodic review and changes.

GE Requirements (30 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2015/16

  Credit Units
University Requirements GE1401 University English 3
Discipline-specific English 3
GE1501 Chinese Civilisation - History and Philosophy 3
Distributional Requirements Take at least 1 course from each of the three distributional areas:

Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Area 2: Study of Societies, Social and Business Organisations
Area 3: Science and Technology

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College-specified Courses MA1200 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra I
MA1300 Enhanced Calculus and Linear Algebra I
MA1201 Calculus and Basic Linear Algebra II
MA1301 Enhanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
CS1102 Introduction to Computer Studies
CS1302 Introduction to Computer Programming *

* Subject to sufficient enrollments.

College / School Requirements (6 credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2015/16

Choose two from the following three subject areas:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
AP1201General Physics I3Subject Area - Physics
BCH1100Chemistry3Subject Area - Chemistry
BCH1200Discovery in Biology3Subject Area - Biology

Major Requirements (78 or 81# credit units)Catalogue Term : Semester A 2016/17

1. Core Courses (60 or 63# credit units)
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
MA2177Engineering Mathematics and Statistics3
MBE2016Engineering Graphics3
MBE2020Engineering Workshop Practice0
MBE2029Electrical and Electronic Principles I3
MBE2034Engineering Materials and Processing3
MBE2036Engineering Computing3
MBE2101Thermo and Fluid Dynamics3
MBE3006Plastics Engineering3
MBE3010Mechanical Design3
MBE3019Metrology and Applications3
MBE3046Automation Technology3
MBE3050Design for Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems3
MBE4005Finite Element Analysis3
MBE4066Professional Engineering Practice3
SEEM3032Production and Operations Planning3
SEEM3062Quality Engineering I3

# Students should complete AP1201 or BCH1100 whichever is not taken under College Requirement.

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
AP1201General Physics I3

Select ONE from the following:
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
FS4004Overseas Research Internship Scheme9Students who have opted for FS4001 cannot register for FS4004.
MBE4068Project (Individual)9
MBE4116Capstone Project II9

2. Electives (18 credit units)

Group 1: Design, Manufacture and Automation

Must earn at least 9 credit units from Group 1.
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
MBE3024Ergonomics in Workplace Design3
MBE3034Work Design3
MBE3049Control Principles3
MBE4001Mold and Die Design3
MBE4002Computer Aided Process Planning3
MBE4032Robotics and Machine Vision3
MBE4033Product Development: Methodologies and Solutions3
MBE4046Green Industrial Systems3
MBE4048Advanced Manufacturing Technologies3
MBE4067Virtual Prototyping and Manufacturing3

Group 2: System and Technology Management
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Units
MBE4031Management of Technological Innovation3
MBE4034Product Development: Managerial Approach3
MBE4041Maintenance Services for Utilities, Buildings and Industry3
SEEM3020Engineering Economic Analysis3
SEEM3027Logistics and Materials Management3
SEEM3040Engineering Database and Systems3
SEEM3053Quality Improvement Methodologies3
SEEM3056Engineering Management Principle and Practice3
SEEM3057Industrial Marketing for Engineers3
SEEM4020Enterprise Information Systems3
SEEM4024Project Management3
SEEM4026Systems Modelling and Simulation3

Group 1 or Group 2

To be decided by the Course Leader depending on the nature of the project or coursework. 
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
FS2001Workshop-based Study in Science and Engineering3
MBE3116Capstone Project I3
MBE4047 Directed Studies3only for special occasions

Note: Elective courses will be updated from time to time

3. Optional Courses
Course CodeCourse TitleCredit UnitsRemarks
FS4001Co-operative Education Scheme (CES)8Internship (8 months)
Students who have opted for FS4004 cannot register for FS4001.
FS4002Industrial Attachment Scheme3Internship (9 to 12 weeks)