Courses associated with the EDC

MSc in Major Project Management and Research Network

Newcastle University is the awarding institute hosting this MSc, which will specialise in Major Project Management . The EDC forms the heart of this centre of excellence. Partners in this are the universities of Durham and Warwick, with support from Thales UK plc.

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Section of Astute class submarine

The collaboration focuses on the development of two main activities:

  • a programme of professional development for established practitioners in project management, and
  • an associated research collaboration on the design and production of complex products.

More on the MSc in Major Project Management and Research Network.


The EDC is involved with a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the University that include elements of Sustainability.

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Wind generation

More about the courses and sustainability.

Postgraduate studies

The EDC has surpervised many postgraduate students through the course of its history. Many students find that having close links to industrial partners gives their work more meaning and makes it more enjoyable.

More about studying with the EDC.

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Frequency plot of a Pareto set

Advanced engineering topics

The EDC is responsible for two courses related to advanced engineering topics. These are Advanced Computer Aided Engineering (course code: ENG 8016), and Management of New Product Introduction (course code: ENG 8017). Further details about these courses:

Contact the EDC

For further details of the EDC's activities please get in touch with us through our contact page.

Commercial Research at Newcastle University

A full list of commercially available research facilities for Newcastle University can be found on the Services for Business web pages.

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Integrated Modelling for Strategic Planning

Strategic planning for sustainability requires complex systems to be modelled.

Because of this complexity, it is unrealistic to develop new and comprehensive models for each of the numerous possible situations likely to be encountered. Many models already exist ...

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Upcoming seminars

The EDC often hosts, arranges or is associated with a wide variety of seminars related to its activities.

These seminars (often in association with an engineering institute) are always open to students and staff at the university and often to the public.

Upcoming events will be listed on this website in the future. Please check back from time to time for updates.