About the course

The aim of this programme is to equip you to meet the stringent demands of today's highly competitive industrial environment. The programme provides a balance of theory, practice and participation and includes visits to a range of organisations within the manufacturing sector. It provides an excellent basis for employment which has resulted in student employment rates upon graduation of over 95%. The programme is taught by staff from the School of Engineering and Technology which was recently awarded an excellent grading in the HEFCE auditors' report. All study is assessed through continuous assessment.

Fact sheets 2019 Course fact sheet 1 MSc Manufacturing Management
Programme specifications 2019 Programme specification 1 MSc (Modular) Production & Manufacturing Engineering

Why choose this course?

  • This Master's degree is for those interested in manufacturing within the business context.
  • It emphasises a broad understanding of manufacturing with reference to the whole organisation.

Professional Accreditations

This course is recognised by the Institute of Manufacturing (IManf). Graduates of this programme will be entitled to "Fellow membership of The Institute of Manufacturing" and once they can demonstrate 2 years’ work experience in Manufacturing Management they will be entitled to apply for the award of “Certified Manufacturing Practitioner”.

Course details

Careers

Graduates of this programme are employed worldwide in a wide range of technical and managerial roles, including quality engineering, supply chain and works management.

Teaching methods

The School of Engineering and Technology has a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, where nearly all MSc modules are delivered through a combination of traditional face-to-face teaching and backup tutorial's using the University's StudyNet web based facility. StudyNet allows students to access electronic teaching and learning resources, and conduct electronic discussion's with staff and other students. A heavy emphasis is placed on theory and practice, and the School has a policy of using industrial standard software wherever possible. The School also operate an open access laboratory, and computer policy, that will help students complete coursework and assignments, at a scheduled pace and on time.

Structure

  • Level 7
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Manufacturing Information Systems 15 Credits Compulsory
    Manufacturing Strategy 15 Credits Compulsory
    Operations Management 15 Credits Compulsory
    Integrated Product Engineering 15 Credits Compulsory
    Financial Control 15 Credits Compulsory
    Quality Reliability & Maintenance 15 Credits Compulsory
    Procurement & Supply Chain Management 15 Credits Compulsory
    Operations Research 15 Credits Compulsory
    MSc Project 60 Credits Compulsory
  • Fees & funding

    Fees 2019

    UK/EU Students

    Full time
    • £8400 for the 2019/2020 academic year
    Part time
    • £700 per 15 credits for the 2019/2020 academic year

    International Students

    Full time
    • £12650 for the 2019/2020 academic year
    Part time
    • £1050 per 15 credits for the 2019/2020 academic year

    Discounts are available for International students if payment is made in full at registration

    *Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

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    Other financial support

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    Living costs / accommodation

    The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.

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    Entry requirements

    An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in an engineering discipline or an appropriate science or any other related discipline where the subject content does not overlap with this programme to any substantial extent.

    International qualifications will be considered on the basis of their equivalence to UK qualifications, typically guided by a resource such as the National Academic Recognition Information centre (NARIC). Candidates will be required to demonstrate a suitable level of proficiency in written and spoken English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) would typically be required from candidates whose first language is not English. Candidates who do not satisfy these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    If you do not have the required level of English for entry, our academic English courses can help you to achieve this level.

    How to apply

    Course length
    • Full Time, 18 Months
    • Full Time, 1 Years
    • Part Time, 3 Years
    Locations
    • University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

    2019

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    21/01/202031/07/2021Apply online (Full Time)

    2020

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    28/09/202025/09/2021Apply online (Full Time)
    21/01/202131/07/2022Apply online (Full Time)
    28/09/202020/05/2021Apply online (Part Time)

    2021

    Start DateEnd DateLink
    28/09/202125/09/2022Apply online (Full Time)
    21/01/202231/07/2023Apply online (Full Time)
    28/09/202120/05/2022Apply online (Part Time)
    We welcome applications from international and EU students