Taught course

Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Management

Loughborough University · Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Entry requirements

An honours degree (normally at 2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in an appropriate STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subject area.

Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Management (AMEM) programme is designed to prepare you for an effective career as a technologists or a manager who can meet the engineering, business and societal challenges of rapidly changing global manufacturing markets and industries.

The programme is accredited by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and The Institution of Engineering and Technology and it is primarily designed to prepare you for an industrial career but it is equally relevant as preparation to continue your studies onto a relevant research area.

Modules are directly informed by both our close industry links and our research expertise in areas including rapid manufacturing, laser processing and automation.

The Wolfson School is engaged in a large portfolio of high quality research in many areas of core Mechanical Engineering aspects. In recognition of the research carried out, the School has received a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. As a student within the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, you will have access to a range of state-of-the-art equipment. Our computer labs are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and include some of the latest industry standard software including STAR-CCM and CAD.

We have high-tech laboratories devoted to:

  • Dynamics and control
  • Electronics
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Materials
  • Mechatronics
  • Metrology
  • Optical engineering
  • Structural integrity
  • Thermodynamics

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-96 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)1509 222 496