Taught course

Manufacturing Management

University of Hertfordshire · School of Engineering and Technology

Entry requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in an engineering discipline, an appropriate science or any other related discipline where the subject content does not overlap with this course to a substantial extent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The aim of this programme is to equip you to meet the stringent demands of today’s highly competitive industrial environment. The successful postgraduates of the programme will acquire the knowledge and understanding, intellectual, practical and transferable skills necessary for the analysis and synthesis of problems in engineering and manufacturing through a combination of experimental, simulation, research methods and case studies. They can expect to gain work in a range of disciplines within a variety of industries from specialist technical roles to positions of management responsibility. The course consists of the following core modules: integrated product engineering; operations management; procurement and supply chain management; financial control; manufacturing information systems; operations research; manufacturing strategy; quality, reliability and maintenance; MSc individual major project. The project is an in-depth study on a topic of interest to the industry and could range from a technical engineering problem to an audit of the overall manufacturing practices employed by a particular company.

Information for international students

If English is not the first language, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-18 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)1707 284800
+44 (0)1707 284870