MSc Manufacturing Management

Why choose Herts?

Industry Accreditations: This course is recognised by the Institute of Manufacturing (IManf).

Employment Prospects: Our graduates work as Manufacturing Engineers/Managers, Production Managers, and QA Engineers with organisations including Airbus, MBDA, and PepsiCo.

Excellent Industry Connections: Benefit from our strong engineering employer-partnerships with global businesses such as Airbus, Smiths, and Bosch who support with networking opportunities, careers fairs, and guest lectures.

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details.

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”.

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.

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.

What will I study?

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.

  • Level 7
    Module Credits Compulsory/optional
    Procurement & Supply Chain Management 15 Credits Compulsory
    Operations Research & Logistic 15 Credits Compulsory
    Lean Manufacturing & Services 15 Credits Compulsory
    Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technology 15 Credits Compulsory
  • Further course information

    Course fact sheets
    MSc Manufacturing Management Download
    MSc Manufacturing Management Download
    Programme specifications
    MSc (Modular) Production & Manufacturing Engineering Download
    MSc (Modular) Production & Manufacturing Engineering Download
    Additional information

    Sandwich placement or study abroad year

    n/a

    Applications open to international and EU students

    Yes

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