Singapore University of Social Sciences

Manufacturing Systems

Manufacturing Systems (EAS435)

Applications Open: 01 May 2024

Applications Close: 15 June 2024

Next Available Intake: July 2024

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1391.78 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Science and Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


The course examines the relationship between design and manufacture in a business environment with the use of techniques which enhance the product quality and at the same time reduces manufacturing costs. Additionally, the organisation of manufacturing processes, the concepts underpinning Just In Time (JIT) and optimised production technology are discussed within the context of examining the skills and techniques required to manage and operate a manufacturing system.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: EVERY JULY


  • Manufacturing system design and modelling
  • Control and management of manufacturing systems
  • Inventory management
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Material flow and layout
  • Quality issues
  • Aerospace Systems Engineering Case Studies

Learning Outcome

  • Evaluate the core concepts in manufacturing system design and modelling.
  • Analyse the principles of control and management of manufacturing systems.
  • Compose the functions and applications of inventory management as applied to aerospace manufacturing.
  • Select methods of planning and scheduling for case studies on aerospace manufacturing methods.
  • Appraise the importance of material flow and layout in aerospace manufacturing processes.
  • Formulate the execution of a series of engineering case studies on aerospace manufacturing.
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