University of Wales
Industrial Engineering MSc
University of Wales

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The MSc Industrial Engineering course is aimed at individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Industrial Engineering. Students can have a variety of undergraduate degree qualifications coming from a mechanical, design, civil or manufacturing engineering background. In addition, it also helps experienced managers supplement their knowledge with educational qualifications.

The programme has a strong focus on the skills required by industrial engineers. As well as developing a wider range of skills set that a competent and highly skilled Industrial Engineer should have. This skill set includes; lean and agile methodologies, six sigma, quality management, supply chain management and procurement. Student will acquire a skill set that is highly sought after by employers.

Assessment on the masters’ programme is a mixture of written assessments, examinations and presentations. A typical assessment could be asking you to investigate an Industry-based problem and make suggestions for improvement utilising tools and techniques you learnt in a particular module or across the programme.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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We normally require an Honours degree of 2:1 or above classification in an appropriate based discipline.


Tuition Fees Industrial Engineering MSc

EU £7800
England UK £7800
Northern Ireland £7800
Scotland £7800
Wales £7800
Channel Islands £7800
International £15000

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.

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About University of Wales

The University of Wales (UW) is a confederal university located in Cardiff, Wales. This university was the very first to exist in Wales, and now operates a highly rated research centre, the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies. In addition, UW also has a centre used for studying and conferences in Gregynog, Newtown.

Where is this programme taught

SA1 Waterfront Campus
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