What will I learn?

Overview

Our Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc degree focuses on providing you with a unique learning opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in advanced manufacturing, aiming to produce the leading engineers and researchers required for Industry 4.0 oriented smart manufacturing to improve products and production processes.

This course is designed to address the challenges of modern manufacturing and enterprise systems. It covers a breadth of subjects that enables you to appreciate and deal with the complexities of modern industrial environments. You’ll learn the latest techniques in manufacturing and systems engineering and work on real issues and problems given by our industrial partners.

Built on our world-class research and expertise, this degree addresses the full spectrum of subjects concerning advanced manufacturing including advanced design, manufacturing technologies including manufacturing simulation and robotics, sensors and measurements, data analytics, quality engineering management and supply chain management.

The course is developed with strong industrial advice and the appropriate balance of theory and practice. You’ll be taught by a team of expert staff and industry collaborators and have access to excellent laboratory resources and facilities, including the latest engineering software tools.

Brunel’s Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc degree is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). This means your degree will put you on course to gain Chartered Engineer (CEng) status in the UK.

Course content

As a full-time student of this postgraduate engineering degree, you will study four modules in the first term, and four in the second. You will then spend four months working on your dissertation. This involves an in-depth study of a manufacturing problem or situation, requiring a high standard of investigation and presentation. The analysis of a ‘real’ industrial problem is expected, frequently involving a company or workplace.

Careers and your future

The in-depth knowledge and advanced skills acquired through this Industry 4.0 oriented programme will prepare you for various career positions and destinations. Our close project links with industry (e.g. Rolls-Royce, TWI and NPL) will further enhance your employability.

Our graduates are ready to become leading engineers, researchers, project leaders or entrepreneurs in manufacturing industry, research organisations and universities.

Which department am I in?

Mechanical Engineering

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£19,280.00 (US$ 23,788) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Brunel University London

Kingston Lane,

Uxbridge,

Hillingdon,

UB8 3PH, England

Online/Distance (3 years)

Tuition fees
£10,140.00 (US$ 12,511) Overall cost
£780 per 15 credit module; £3,120 for a 60 credit dissertation

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

14 September 2020, 11 January 2021

Entry requirements

For international students

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology subject; Mathematics or Statistics discipline Other subjects with relevant work experience will be assessed on an individual basis. English language requirements - IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas); Pearson: 51 (51 in all sub scores); BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas). TOEFL: 79 (min R18, L17, S20, W17).

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About this uni

Brunel University is home to over 2,500 international students and has been named as a world top 25 university for international students (THE 2017).

  • Among the UK’s top 25 for graduate starting salaries
  • Single campus with a vibrant international community
  • Ranked among the UK's top 50 universities (CUG 2018)
  • Received a silver award for teaching quality (TEF 2017)