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Advanced Manufacture: Technology & Systems MSc/PgDip

Advanced Manufacture: Technology & Systems MSc/PgDip

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Manufacturing Technology

Course type


Course Summary

This programme is based within the Department of Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management, the only department in the UK combining end-to-end expertise from creative design, through engineering design, manufacture and management of the entire system. This course is designed for: graduates with experience in manufacturing, engineering, design or business who wish to develop their manufacturing expertise. This course is ideal for graduates wishing to transfer smoothly and effectively to a career in the manufacturing sector of industry; established manufacturing engineers, designers and managers working in the industry who are facing new challenges and increased areas of responsibility. New disruptive technologies also present a significant opportunity for existing professionals to further develop their career in advanced manufacturing technology systems.

This course will prepare students for industrial careers within a reinvigorated global manufacturing sector. Students will develop specialist skills in areas such as: manufacturing automation; advanced production techniques; micro/nano-manufacturing; materials and production technology; strategic technology management. At the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of the methods, tools and techniques relating to advanced manufacturing technology and systems. You will be able to apply your knowledge and skills by taking part in projects to solve some of the technological problems currently faced by industry. Accreditation has been awarded for this programme from the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements. Students can exit at Postgraduate Diploma level.

Different course options

Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This class aims to enable you to grasp the reasons for using manufacturing automation, to understand the basic technology, to be able to select suitable applications for automation, and to be able to specify the type of automation to be used in specific cases.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a first or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in any discipline. Depending on satisfactory progress, students may transfer from the Diploma to the Masters course.

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more