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MSc Reliability Engineering and Asset Management / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
MSc 12 months full-time; 24 or 36 months part-time
Entry requirements
The standard academic entry requirement for this Master's course is a Second Class UK honours degree or international equivalent, in a relevant science or engineering discipline.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

For further information about making an online application for this MSc course, please see the guidance about  how to apply  on our School website.

If you have any questions about the application process or about our entry requirements please do contact us at  pg-mace@manchester.ac.uk  and we will be happy to advise you further.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N Y
PGCert N Y N Y
PGDip Y Y N Y

Course description

Reliability Engineering and Asset Management is a critical field of managerial and technical importance to UK and International industry. It is estimated that 10% of annual typical plant cost is spent maintaining plant. Maintenance costs are likely to influence competitiveness on a global scale and this allows Maintenance Managers to make major impacts on their companies' bottom line.

The programme is a key element in increasing industrial competitiveness and is a sophisticated discipline which embraces management techniques, organisation, planning and the application of substantial electronic, engineering and analytical knowledge to manufacturing processes, transport, power generation and the efficient operation of industrial, commercial and civic buildings. The aim of the programme is to give companies the technical and managerial expertise to thrive in the global marketplace.

On completion of the course students will be able to obtain one of the following degrees: MSc, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip), Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert).

Course Content

The programme consists of course units which include various aspects of applied management and technology in the field of REAM. It is designed such that after enrolment participants already working in industry will benefit from the structure and content of the course in order to enhance their capability in Reliability Engineering and Asset Management. Our teaching staff are internationally recognised professionals with years of experience working in industry and academic institutions.

The course is offered as indicated below:

HOME/EU

MSc - Full time 1 year; Part time in attendance 3 years*; Distance Learning 3 years**

PG(Diploma) - Full time 1 year; Part time in attendance 2 years*; Distance Learning 2 years**

PG(Certificate) - Part time in attendance1 year*; Distance Learning 1 year**

*4 x 1 week teaching blocks per year; **Attendance = 1 day residential course per module; 2 modules per term - attendance not compulsory but recommended

International

MSc - Full time 1 year; Distance Learning 3 years**

PG(Diploma) - Distance Learning 2 years**

PG(Certificate) - Distance Learning 1 year**

** Attendance = 1 day residential course per module; 2 modules per term - attendance not compulsory but recommended

Accreditation

The course is fully accredited by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers and approved by The Society of Operations Engineers.

Student Experience

Read what students say about the course.

Open days

The next Postgraduate Taught courses Open Day will be held on Wednesday 22 November 2017. You can  register your interest  now and we will let you know when registration goes live.

To find out more about The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering we would encourage you to take an online tour of our School and our facilities with our  Virtual Open Day .

Study fairs in the UK:  The University attends several  study fairs in the UK  each year.

Education fairs overseas:  We attend many  education fairs worldwide  each year, giving you the chance to meet representatives from The University of Manchester near you.

Further information

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £24,000
    International students (per annum): £24,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £24,000 over 3 years, £8,000 per year
    International students (per annum): £24,000 over 3 years, £8,000 per year
  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £24,000 over 3 years, £8,000 per year
    International students (per annum): £24,000 over 3 years, £8,000 per year
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000
    International students (per annum): £10,000
  • PGCert (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,000
    International students (per annum): £10,000
  • PGDip (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £20,000
    International students (per annum): £20,000
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £20,000 over two years, £10,000 per year
    International students (per annum): £20,000 over two years, £10,000 per year
  • PGDip (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £20,000 over two years, £10,000 per year
    International students (per annum): £20,000 over two years, £10,000 per year

Contact details

Academic department
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Contact name
PG Admissions
Telephone
+44(0)161 306 9219
Email
Website
http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/ream/
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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