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MSc Manufacturing Management

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Manufacturing (General)

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Course Summary

About the courseThe 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.

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


Smart manufacturing is a broad category of technology-driven manufacturing that utilizes technological advances embodied, for example, in Industry 4 trending towards automation, smart interconnections, and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, processes, and operations for increased performance. By studying this module, the students will be able to explore and develop an understanding of smart manufacturing through case studies, group work and lectures. Key areas that will be developed include the architectures of smart manufacturing, the things and associated technologies in smart manufacturing, management of high amount of manufacturing data and information, and the increased importance of ensuring cybersecure smart manufacturing implementation.

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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.

University information

​Master your dream At Herts, the university offers a huge variety of postgraduate courses covering everything from animation to environmental management. It offers flexible study options to suit a student’s lifestyle, fantastic links to business and expert guidance every step of the way. Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Employment prospects: 91.5% of postgraduates are in work or further study* Industry connections: Links...more

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