Materials Molding and Control Engineering (METAL)
Programme Code: 080302         Duration4 years
Educational Objectives:
With the programme aims providing the fundamental knowledge and techniques on materials molding and controlling. Students can engage in scientific research, technology development and management capabilities in the related fields such as materials controlling and process optimization, developing and fabricating of new materials & products, mold design and computer simulation on materials processing, and so on. There are seven objectives in this programme, which are listed as follows:
Objective 1: [foundation knowledge] to acquire the basic theories and professional knowledge of materials science, materials molding, metal materials and heat treatment, basic theory of computer and automatic control engineering and so on. Through contacting and mastering advanced methods in this field, students receive practical training of modern engineering, and acquire a solid foundation of professional knowledge and basic skills that will be applied to the metal material molding and control engineering practice.
Objective 2: [problem-solving ability] to train the students to creatively use the basic principles of metal materials processing and molding to solve the problems occurred in the practice and industry demand in the fields of metal materials processing and molding machinery and molds design, controlling and process optimization, new materials and new product development and other fields.And it equips  the students with high-level compound abilities to be competent in the profession of scientific research, technology development and management.
Objective 3: [team-work and leadership] Train students’ capabilities in communication and team collaboration, and thus can have the leadership in metal materials processing and molding engineering field. This program also aims to equip the students with team spirit, and the basic capabilities of scientific decision-making, organization and management.
Objective 4: [systematic understanding of the discipline] to recognize that the metal materials molding is the important part to achieve practical system design and equipment of metal industry, and make it serve the community and the world.
Objective 5: [ability of evaluating social impacts] to form a correct view of metal materials which have the potential impact on human’s daily life, economic structure of industry and commerce and human health. Students should have the assessment capabilities for social influence of the specialized metal materials processing and molding.
Objective 6: [global perspective] In the globalizing environment, students can maintain clear awareness, and perfom their duties competitively and responsibly
Objective 7: [lifelong learning] metal materials molding and control engineering graduates can be capable of engaging in careers with various experience, and lifelong learning.
Programme Features:
This speciality meets the demands for high-quality integrated talent of metal materials molding specialized field. Expertise is related to metal materials science and engineering, materials molding process, metal materials and heat treatment, computers and automation, etc. It is characterized with cross of multi-displinaries.Students have wide knowledge and employment adaptability. Graduate students can work in the materials, machine, automotive, electronics, computer and other industries or departments engaged in the product design, process and manufacturing, science research, test and control, computer simulation, engineering technology management and so on, and also engage in researching and teacing work of related interdisciplinary.
Educational Requirements:
The objective of each course is composed of a corresponding set of cultivation purposes, which are the appropriate knowledge, ability and quality that students are supposed to gain.
Knowledge Structure:
A1 Fundamental knowledge of literature, history, philosophy and art;
A2 Fundamental knowledge of social science research methods;
A3 Fundamental and frontier knowledge of natural science and engineering;
A4 Fundamental knowledge of mathematics and logic;
A5 Core knowledge of materials molding & control engineering;
A6 Knowledge of materials molding & control engineering specialized technique;
A7 Managemental knowledge;
A8 Cross-cultural, international knowledge;
Ability Requirements:
B1The ability of clear thinking and accurate language expression;
B2 The ability of discovering, analyzing and solving problems;
B3 The ability of critical thinking and independent working;
B4 The ability of cooperating and communicating with various people;
B5 Preliminary aesthetic ability on the literary and artistic work;
B6 Master at least one foreign language
B7 The capacity for lifelong learning
B8 The ability to organize and manage
B9 A sense of innovation and creativity on the area of materials molding & control engineering;
B10 Analytical writing skills
Quality Requirements:
C1 High-aimed and strong-willed—with the pursuit of civilization heritage, the truth, the rejuvenate of nation, as well as the benefit of human race;
C2 Hard-working and pragmatic — down to earth, hard working, excellence striving;
C3 Physical and mental harmony, open-mindedness — with good physical and mental quality, as well as the tolerance of multicultural and broad international perspective;
C4 Sharp thinking and innovation——good habit of  thinking and researching, with strong interest in innovation, full of curiosity and desire to solve problems;
C5Noble values—with legal awareness, professional ethics and a strong sense of social responsibility, as well as strong sense of initiative, responsibility and cooperation.
Degree Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering
Main Courses:
Physics Chemistry, Basis of Materials Science, Basis of Mechanical Design, Fundamentals of Machine Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Engineering and Technology-Hot Processes, Metallic Materials and Heat Treatment, Metal Forming Equipments, Materials Mechanical and Physical Properties, Materials Microstructure Analysis Methods, Automatic Control Theory, Principles of Metal Forming, etc.
Featured Course:
Bilingual Courses: Basis of Machine Manufacturing Technology (bilingual), Manufacturing Engineering and Technology-Hot Processes (bilingual), Sci-tech Literature Retrieval (bilingual), An Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering (bilingual)
Research Courses: Alloy Materials Fabrication and Forming, Materials Microstructure Analysis Methods, Surface Engineering of Materials, Basis of Automotive Manufacturing Technology
Seminar: Professional Education Seminars, Business Expert Lectures
Innovation Practice Courses: Innovative Design Approach of Metal Processing and Molding Equipments
Entrepreneurship Education Courses: Mode and Entrepreneurship of Metal Processing Industry
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