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Manufacturing Engineering MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Manufacturing Engineering

Course type


Course Summary

This MSc programme in Manufacturing Engineering aims to train highly skilled engineers in the techniques of manufacturing engineering and its related technologies. It will provide effective careers for managers who can meet challenges in a rapidly changing global manufacturing industry.

The programme will also enhance the ability of current or potential engineers to increase the performance and profitability of engineering and manufacturing companies operating in the context of the global business environment through the use of modern design techniques, manufacturing technologies and management philosophies..

What skills will you gain?

1. Appreciate the significance of the manufacturing sector and the impact on national and international business environment.

2. Demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of the core principles of manufacturing engineering especially within the contextual framework.

3. Demonstrate relevant personal and interpersonal skills, and thinking critically and creatively during problem solving in a manufacturing environment.

4. Solve complex problems and make decisions either individually or as part of a team.

5. Demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how research method is used to create and interprete knowledge in manufacturing engineering.

6. Appreciate how successful manufacturing enterprises achieve and sustain total quality in their supply chain management.

Career path

The MSc in Manufacturing Engineering which is targeted at the middle management level will qualify students to apply for a variety of careers in the manufacturing and construction sectors both nationally and globally. It will also prepare students for postgraduate research at academic institutions worldwide.

Students will also achieve PgCert, PgDip and University Statement of Credit University Statement of Credit awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | 23-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



Sustainability and Life Cycle Engineering
Manufacturing Processes and Technology
Research Methods
Lean and Agile Manufacturing
Postgraduate Dissertation
Advanced Manufacturing for Automotive and Aerospace Sectors
Project Management Tools and Techniques

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 will normally be required to have a 2:2 (or higher) honours degree in a subject broadly related to the science and engineering disciplines.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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