Lubricant and hydraulic technology by distance learning

Industrial Lubrication and Tribology

ISSN: 0036-8792

Article publication date: 1 August 2000




(2000), "Lubricant and hydraulic technology by distance learning", Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, Vol. 52 No. 4.



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Lubricant and hydraulic technology by distance learning

Lubricant and hydraulic technology by distance learning

Keywords: Lubricants, Hydraulics, Distance learning

To meet the needs of the lubricant and hydraulics industry De Montfort University at Leicester, UK, are delivering a distance learning course in Lubricant and Hydraulic Technology. This responds to the specialist manpower requirements and technical challenges facing the industry. The course is designed to maximise benefits to both companies and individual students.

The course is a "tiered" Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma/MSc which is carried out using a CD-ROM and Internet based delivery system with four residential weekend workshops per year. The course is suitable for science and technology graduates and also for HNC/D applicants with a substantial level of appropriate experience. The course fee is £2,850 +VAT per level; to include accommodation and meals at the workshops.

The benefits of the Lubricant and Hydraulic Technology course delivered by distance learning include:

  • Minimal disruption to work as students study whilst still employed; an excellent student support system by e-mail, telephone, fax and Internet.

  • Four weekend workshops per year, where students meet academic staff, technical experts and other students.

  • A choice of exit points - in the first year the Postgraduate Certificate, in the second year the Postgraduate Diploma and proceed to the Master's degree for a final year.

The course is currently running with participants from major companies in the industry.

For more information contact Dr Sarah Jane Davies. Tel: +44 (0) 116 257 7698 or E-mail:

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