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Masters in Manufacturing Engineering

Manufacturing engineering focuses on the research, design and development of manufacturing systems, processes, machines, tools and equipment – driving forward changes in the lives of individuals and societies, as well as national and international economies.

Masters in Manufacturing Engineering will provide you with a detailed understanding of each level of the manufacturing process, combining skills in mathematics, science and business to develop innovative ways of designing systems and processes, and teaching you how to keep pace with this ever-changing industry.

Read on to find out about typical Masters in Manufacturing Engineering course types, specializations and career options.

Key Skills

Manufacturing engineering key skills

Common skills gained from a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering include:

  • Knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Strong numerical, information technology and science skills
  • A practical and logistical approach to solving problems
  • Commercial awareness and business skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Research skills
  • Strong technical expertise
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team-working skills
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A good eye for detail
  • An understanding of health and safety issues
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • Interdisciplinary skills