Taught course

Reliability Engineering & Asset Management

The University of Manchester · School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering

Entry requirements

The standard academic entry requirements for this Masters programme will be a Lower Second UK honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Maintenance Engineering and Asset Management is a critical field of managerial and technical importance to UK and international industry. It is estimated that 10% of typical plant cost is spent every year maintaining that plant. Maintenance can make the difference in competitiveness on a global scale. Maintenance managers can make major impacts on their companies' bottom line, and often report at board level.

Maintenance Engineering and Asset Management is a key element in increasing the competitiveness of industry. It is a sophisticated discipline, which embraces management techniques, organisation, planning and the application of substantial electronic, engineering and analytical know-how to manufacturing processes, transport, power generation and the efficient operation of industrial, commercial and civic buildings. The aim of the programme is to give companies the technical and managerial expertise to thrive in the global marketplace.

On completion of the course you will be able to obtain one of the following degrees: MSc, Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) and Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip).

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will need a recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (6.5 with no sub-test under 5.5); TOEFL (570 with 5.0 in TWE); CBTOEFL (230 with 5.0 in TWE). Other English Language qualifications/tests can be considered including those offered by the University's Language Teaching Centre.

Fees and funding

Employer or sef-funding.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months
full time
12 months
part time
24-36 months


part time
24 months
full time
9 months
distance learning
24 months


part time
12 months
full time
6 months
distance learning
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment15
Creative work35

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Secretary
+44 (0)161 306 3754
+44 (0)161 306 9218