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MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management (MSEM)

Equips engineers with the necessary skills to manage manufacturing systems within engineering organisations
Designed For

MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management is designed for engineering graduates interested in manufacturing systems and operations management.

It is suitable for engineers working in industry who want to make the transition to engineering manager and is also suitable for graduates with little or no work experience.

We will provide you with

Up-to-date knowledge of manufacturing techniques and processes plus applications of technology & quality tools and techniques to improve operations in the organisation.

You will develop an understanding of the concepts of manufacturing systems engineering, product and process development with an awareness of strategic management and operations.

Course Modules
Core Modules Plus choose one from
Logistics & Operations Management Automation & Robotics
Project Planning Management & Control Machining Technology
Industrial Engineering Advanced Materials and Processes
Manufacturing Process Technology The Virtual Factory
Operations Strategy For Industry Problem Solving With Statistics
Quality, Reliability & Maintenance  

If you can gain exemption from some of the core modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you may choose more electives.

Elective Modules

For this course you can choose up to two from the list of elective modules.


The project that is worth 50% of the overall grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills. Projects for students on Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management should be centred around manufacturing systems or manufacturing technologies and their management.

Learning Style

Taught material is a blend of formal lectures, seminars and practical exercises and case studies to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the material. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields. Industrial visits are available to all students and the course is assessed through assignments. See here for more information about the course structure.

After You Graduate

Graduate from this course can expect to be employed as leaders in general engineering management and manufacturing engineering management.

Some of our recent MSE graduates are now working roles and companies such as:

Site Manufacturing Improvement Manager (British Nuclear Group), Project Engineer (Beijing Automotive Centre, China), Manufacuting Manager (AWE), Production Planner (Colgate Palmolive, Greece), Project Engineer (Aruna ALloy Steels PVT Ltd, India), DVD Coordinator (Jaguar Land Rover), Materials Supply Chain Optimistation Manager (Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd), Lead Engineer (TVS Motor Company)


Admissions Office,, +44 (0)24 7652 3691

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It was very exciting to be part of WMG - right from day one you know you're part of one of the world's most advanced institutions.

Jesús Cervantes
MSc Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Start Date:
2nd October 2017

One year, full time

Tuition Fees
Overseas: £23,460
EU: £12,800

Online (£50 application fee)

Entry Requirements
Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)

Application Deadline
31st July 2017

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Vineeth Kumar
Ann Aminuddin and Zamir Izam
Adithya Sridhar
Malarvizhi Kaniappan Chinnathai

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