Part-time Duration

2 years

Starting Date

May 2024, Sept 2024

Tuition Fee

£10,605 per programme
£6,000 per programme (SEA, India, Africa)



Develop in-depth knowledge and transferable skills to further your career in the field of mechanical engineering with the Advanced Manufacturing Systems programme from Brunel University London – Online.

The Programme

Our Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc degree focuses on providing you with a unique learning opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in advanced manufacturing, aiming to produce the leading engineers and researchers required for Industry 4.0-oriented smart manufacturing to improve products and production processes.

Online Study

Studying online gives you the opportunity to earn an internationally recognised UK master’s degree without leaving your home. You are not obliged to attend campus lectures, meaning you can watch them on the online platform at times that work for you. During your studies, you’ll have access to:

  • Engaging study materials: Your resources will include video lectures, case studies, class forums and podcasts.
  • Support and guidance: Your dedicated programme tutor will guide your academic development from day one.
  • Your virtual campus: Study from any location and build connections with like-minded professionals worldwide.
  • Open Library: Online students can access Brunel’s expansive digital library for books, articles, and electronic resources.

By studying your degree online, you’ll join a network of students and professionals around the world, learning and connecting to enrich their lives, and taking the next positive steps towards rewarding careers.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the Advanced Manufacturing MSc online, graduates will be able to:

  • Appreciate the underlying principles of sustainable design, the manufacturing of products, and computer-aided engineering.
  • Evaluate and create strategies for carrying out advanced manufacturing methods and industrial systems.
  • Compile data from multiple sources, and present and communicate information to a diverse audience.
  • Collaborate with teammates and possess the leadership and judgment skills to manage people, time, and resources.
  • Grasp concepts of systems approach, including the latest techniques, software, and tools.

Career Pathways

The Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc online course equips students with the knowledge and transferable skills for rewarding careers in mechanical engineering, project leadership, and entrepreneurial pursuits. This programme is especially beneficial for professionals who work in the manufacturing industry, research organisations, and in universities.

Programme Structure

Brunel’s Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc online course contains nine compulsory modules designed to equip you with the skills to succeed in the fields of manufacturing and engineering. The modules cover subjects ranging from manufacturing technologies to supply chain management and include a dissertation.

  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Systems Modelling and Simulation
  • Advanced Measurement Systems and Data Analysis
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Quality Management & Reliability
  • Global Manufacturing Enterprise Business Development
  • Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methods for Engineering Projects
  • Research Project (60 credits)

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology subject.

Non-native speakers of English need either of the following:

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 71 (min R18, L17, S20, W17)

Offers & Discounts – Scholarships

A range of scholarships are available for students studying online programmes at Brunel. In addition to scholarship opportunities, a discount is available to self-funding students who pay the full amount of the fees due at or before their scheduled date of registration. This discount is 2% on the net course fee due, meaning that this 2% will be applied after any other discounts to which they may be entitled. No application is required for the Early Payment Discount.

Brunel Regional Discount

Brunel offers special reduced fees i.e., £6,000 for India, South and East Asia and Africa.

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