Advanced Manufacturing Systems, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #401 (ARWU) ,
The Advanced Manufacturing Systems (AMS) course is designed to address the challenges of modern Manufacturing and Enterprise Systems. It covers a breadth of subjects that enable candidates to appreciate and deal with complexities of modern industrial environments.

About

The Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc course is designed to address the challenges of modern manufacturing and enterprise systems. It covers a breadth of subjects that enable candidates to appreciate and deal with complexities of modern industrial environments.

There are two locations for this course:

  • Brunel’s main campus in Uxbridge, West London, where the course is offered as a 1-year full-time, or 3-to-5 years distance learning programme.
  • Esslingen Technical Academy (TAE) in Baden-Württemberg, southern Germany, where the same curriculum is only available as a full-time programme.

The programme has been designed after extensive consultation with industry and is suitable for:

  • Recent engineering and technology graduates who have decided to move into manufacturing and related disciplines.
  • Established manufacturing engineers working in industry and faced with the challenge of new areas of responsibility.
  • Managers and designers working in manufacturing organisations who need to invest in their personal career development.
  • Professionals from engineering, technology or appropriate business backgrounds working in advisory, consultancy or research roles, who need to familiarise themselves with advanced manufacturing systems.

Accreditation

The course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). This will provide a route to Chartered Engineer status in the UK, if you have a qualifying first degree. Please check with the relevant professional body.

Programme Structure

  • Systems Modelling and Simulation
  • Principles of systems engineering; modelling and analysis of discrete systems.
  • Material flow systems (assembly lines, transfer lines, serial systems, shop scheduling, flexible manufacturing, group technology, facility layout).
  • Machine setup and operation sequence.
  • Material handling systems.
  • General modelling approaches
  • Process simulation and data analysis, enterprise operations.
  • Supply chain and logistics-reverse logistics modelling concepts.
  • Manufacturing Systems, Design and Economics
  • Advanced Manufacturing Measurement
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      1 year full-time; 3-to-5-years distance-learning

  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Exams and graduation only, Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A UK first or second class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology discipline. Other subjects with relevant work experience will be assessed on an individual basis.

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

UK/EU students: £7,750 full-time

International students: £16,000 full-time

Distance learning students: £750 per 15 credit module, plus £3,000 for a 60 credit dissertation

Living costs for London

684 - 830 GBP/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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