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Advanced Manufacturing Systems & Technologies MSc Online

Industry 4.0 focused. Learn the skills you need to master manufacturing management online from anywhere in the world. 

About the programme

Our Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies MSc Online degree focuses on providing you with a unique learning opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in advanced manufacturing, aiming to produce the leading engineers and researchers required for Industry 4.0-oriented smart manufacturing to improve products and production processes.

The online advanced manufacturing systems and technologies course designed to address the challenges of modern manufacturing and enterprise systems through modules such as digital and additive manufacturing, design engineering, and production management. You’ll learn the latest techniques in manufacturing and systems engineering while working on real issues and problems given by our industrial partners.

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Expert academic support

The course is developed with strong industrial advice and the appropriate balance of theory and practice. You’ll be taught by a team of expert staff and industry collaborators.

Advanced workplace skills

Learn advanced manufacturing technologies including simulation and robotics, sensors and measurements, quality management and supply chain management.

Present alternative solutions

Doing things differently leads to innovation. Learn to think outside the box in production management, and inspire innovative solutions for complex engineering problems.

See the bigger picture

The broader your perspective, the greater your competitive advantage. Learn to see the full picture to drive growth in relevant industries with concepts like software engineering production and additive manufacturing.

Get work-ready

This Industry 4.0-oriented course will prepare you for various careers. Our close project links with industry (e.g. Rolls-Royce, TWI and NPL) will further enhance your employability.

Designed for your future

Our graduates are ready to become leading engineers, researchers, project leaders or entrepreneurs in manufacturing industry, research organisations and universities.

Gain the skills to make a difference

Entry requirements

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally-recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology subject.

Non-native speakers of English need either of the following: 

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • TOEFL: 77 (min R18,L17,S20,W17) 
  • BrunELT: 58% (min 55% in all areas)

Career Opportunities with Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies

The in-depth knowledge and advanced skills acquired through this Industry 4.0 oriented programme will prepare you for various career positions in the manufacturing industry, research organisations, and universitites. Our projects are closely linked with industry to give you experience for positions in:  

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Start dates: January, May, September

Study mode: Online

Duration: 2 years part-time

Fees: £11,135

Course content

The Online MSc in Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies consists of All modules worth 15 credits each

  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Systems Modelling and Simulation
  • Advanced Measurement Systems and Data Analysis
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Quality Management & Reliability
  • Global Manufacturing Enterprise Business Development
  • Logistics and Global Supply Chain Management
  • Research Methods for Engineering Projects
  • Research Project (60 credits)

Why Study Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies

World-renowned faculty

Our knowledgeable and dedicated academics are sought by students and professionals worldwide for their expertise and research

Skills to make an impact

Develop advanced skills to become an outstanding leader in the manufacturing industry

Your virtual campus

Study from any location and build valuable connections and manufacturing solutions with like-minded professionals worldwide

World-renowned faculty
Skills to make an impact
Your virtual campus

Course tutor

The Online MSc in Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies is one of our most forward-thinking master’s courses, and I’m excited that we are now offering the course in the online format so that students from across the globe can gain the skills they need to excel in this industry, without the need to relocate to the UK.

Dr QingPing Yang

Programme Lead

Career support resources

Brunel+ Award 

The Brunel+ Award is designed to give you recognition for the non-academic activities that you participate in during your time here at Brunel.

Brunel PDC (Professional Development Centre) 

Our careers service helps students develop the skills and experience needed to stand out in the international job market.

Open Library 

Online students will have full access to Brunel’s digital library of books, articles, and other electronic resources.

Our graduates work here


  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Robotics Engineering 
  • Logisticians 
  • Design 
  • Manufacturing management 

Student Testimonial

The skills that I've benefitted from have indirectly helped me get the position that I'm currently in. I've gone from being a manufacturer to an electrical lead with 60 people on my team. So it has already helped me progress in my job role. 

Dominic Riddick,

Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technologies

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