Loughborough University of Technology
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Management MSc
Loughborough University of Technology

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Manufacturing is at the centre of engineering, as everything in our day-to-day lives needs to be created and produced. Our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and Management MSc delivers a unique balance between manufacturing processes and management. This will prepare you for a successful career as a technologist or manager who can meet the engineering, business and societal challenges of the rapidly changing global manufacturing markets and industries.

The programme is primarily designed to prepare you for an industrial career but is equally relevant as preparation for further research study.

The programme is directly informed by our world leading manufacturing research, which is driven by close collaborations with industry. You will benefit from our industry informed modules allowing you to deliver high-quality research with industrial impact, benefiting your future endeavours and our reputation as a world-leading research institution.

You will have access to high-tech laboratories, world-leading researchers, computer labs and some of the latest industry standard software. Additionally, we have high-tech laboratories devoted to:

  • Dynamics and control

  • Electronics

  • Fluid mechanics

  • Materials

  • Mechatronics

  • Metrology

  • Optical engineering

  • Structural integrity

  • Thermodynamics

  • Intelligent automation

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 5.0
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 7.0
    • MSc Media and Cultural Analysis, BSc Business and Management
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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A 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a relevant science, technology, engineering or maths discipline. Applicants with qualifications slightly below this level, alternative qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered.

Visa Requirements for International Students

Visa requirement

All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.

International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.

Permission to work while studying

Loughborough University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.

Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)

After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Loughborough University of Technology in top UK and global rankings.

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What students say about studying Manufacturing Engineering in the UK?

  • Manufacturing Engineering: Student Experience
  • Manufacturing Engineering: Meet Anna
  • An Introduction to Manufacturing Engineering
  • What do Manufacturing Engineers do?
  • A Day in the Life | Manufacturing Engineer
  • What is Manufacturing Engineering?

About Loughborough University of Technology

Founded in 1909, Loughborough University is located in the city of the same name, situated between Leicester and Nottingham. The university operates from two distinct campuses; the primary one in Loughborough, and the other in London. In the main Loughborough campus students enjoy access to up-to-date facilities such as their advanced SSEHS research laboratory, Pilkington Library, and numerous snack and restaurant options throughout the campus.

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Where is this programme taught

Main Site - Ashby Road
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