University of Portsmouth

MSc Advanced Manufacturing

Enhance your manufacturing knowledge and skills with this accredited Advanced Manufacturing Master's. You'll develop your understanding of the systems and hardware used in manufacturing, and polish the managerial skills you need to lead teams in the industry.  

You'll study the advanced tools used in design and manufacturing processes, the ever-widening range of materials  available, and the systems used in business to apply your operational skills efficiently and effectively. You'll take on an advanced project that can solve a technical problem in your field of interest, or answer questions that apply directly to your current or future workplace. 

When you graduate from this MSc Advanced Manufacturing, you'll be able to bring demonstrable skills and knowledge to a sector of industry that prizes your expertise. You'll have worked on business case studies, and you'll have built professional networks with your peers and your lecturers' industrial connections, making you ready to meet the needs of a manufacturing career

Entry Requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualification

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 (or equivalent) with no component score below 6.0.

  • CGPA-2.75 / 4.00

Career Prospects

Manufacturing, and engineering in general, are experiencing a skills shortage, with the Institution of Engineering and Technology calling for businesses to address future problems by ensuring they have highly skilled workers in its December 2021 survey. When you graduate from this Master's in Advanced Manufacturing, you'll have demonstrable skills in understanding the issues and using the tools of the industry, ready to take on a role that helps the sector face its upcoming challenges. 

Graduates of this course have gone on areas such as:

  • design
  • research and development
  • product manufacture
  • project management

Graduates of this course have gone onto roles such as:

  • Design Engineer
  • Internal Sales Engineer
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate 
  • Planning Engineer
  • Systems and Application Engineer 

Course Details

Each module this course is worth a certain number of credits.

In each year, you need to study modules worth a total of 90 credits. For example, 1 module worth 60 credits and 1 module worth 30 credits.


Modules studied

All modules on this MSc Advanced Manufacturing are core. 

  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes – 20 credits

  • Advanced Materials – 20 credits

  • CAD CAM Systems – 20 credits

  • Manufacturing System Design – 20 credits

  • Operations and Quality Management – 20 credits

  • Supply Chain Management – 20 credits

  • Individual Proj

    ect (MSc) – 60 credit

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