Delivering the skills and experience you need for a career in STEM, built and shaped by industry.
That’s why we’re the perfect choice for anyone looking to upskill or reskill in this field, including those who are new to STEM and are just discovering the exciting employment opportunities it unlocks.
Authenticity is at the heart of what we do at the Faculty of STEM. We want you to learn through real-world practice, which is why we focus on practical assessment methodologies to ensure that your learning experience progresses with your future career path in mind.
Today’s ‘perfect storm’ of older professionals retiring combined with global industry being eager to embrace the latest technology and undertake pioneering projects is creating an enormous skills gap in STEM. Studying with us, you’ll work on live projects provided by our industry partners and learn how to solve the problems that global industry is facing today. This includes getting experience in real life STEM contexts with industry feedback on your work, giving you the best of both worlds; a robust academic curriculum and first-hand experience of your potential future.
All of this is delivered by our academic team here at the Faculty of STEM, all of whom are industry practitioners who know what will be required of you after you graduate. You’ll be able to lean on the experiences of these passionate faculty members to gain the confidence and capabilities you’ll need to succeed in your future career.
Professor Georgina Harris is a Chartered Engineer and is passionate about engineering and the STEM agenda. These professions are filled with problem-solvers, driving innovation and development for societal benefit. Georgina has played a leadership role within this context for over 20 years, contributing both to education and to furthering knowledge through research in collaborative partnership with industry. Georgina holds an Engineering Doctorate from the University of Manchester, a Master of Business Administration from the Open University, and a Master of Engineering with Honours from the University of Manchester.