Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Manufacturing Systems

This course is designed to address the challenges of all modern manufacturing systems; it covers a breadth of subjects that enable students to appreciate and deal with the complexities of modern industrial and business environments. The main aims of this course are: to demonstrate how the technological and human resources of manufacturing are organised to make products in the most competitive way; to illustrate the essential role of the human resource and its effective integration into the manufacturing system; to give the sound theoretical underpinning necessary to exploit the potential of modern manufacturing systems; to fit management and strategic theories into the realities of modern manufacturing by demonstrating a positive applications approach; to encourage work on real industrial problems, giving confidence in the ideas underlying manufacturing and the practicalities of implementing these ideas.

Entry requirements

An appropriate Honours degree from a UK university in an engineering or appropriate scientific field or qualifications (and experience) judged by the course team to be equivalent; those who do not possess an Honours degree, but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and/or appropriate work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, are considered; applicants may be invited for interview; qualifications from an approved professional body are also taken into account. If English is not the 1st language students are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules: engineering management systems; advanced CAE (computer-aided engineering) methods; automation and robotics; advanced project management; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes reports, assignments, exams and students produce work in response to workshops and demonstrations, along with log books, work-based project reports and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,900 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time £ 6,900 per Academic year (home fees) 4 months
PgDip Full-time £ 6,900 per Academic year (home fees) 8 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,450 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Chelmsford Campus Chelmsford CM1 1SQ South East

Key information

Anglia Ruskin University Applicant Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
0845 3333 271