MSc(Res) Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Combining advanced teaching and invaluable research experience.

About the course

2018 start

Course description

Enhance your knowledge and skills in the rapidly developing field of additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing technologies.

This course has been developed to meet the demands of industry and will expose you to cutting-edge manufacturing techniques and applications.

There are specialist modules in additive manufacturing, state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies, materials and a broad range of modules in advanced mechanical engineering.

You will carry out an industry-focused research project on additive manufacturing, using both commercial and bespoke manufacturing technologies, and high-performance materials.

Further optional modules are available, which means you can customise the course based on your interests or career aspirations.

Student on Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies course

Core modules

  • Additive Manufacturing – Principles and Applications
  • Additive Manufacturing – Principles and Applications 2
  • Research Project
  • Information Skills for Engineers

Examples of optional modules

  • Design Innovation Toolbox
  • Engineering Marketable Solutions: Make a Change!
  • Aerospace Metals
  • Tribology of Machine Elements
  • Acoustics
  • Design and Manufacture of Composites
  • Advanced Materials Manufacturing Part 1
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Advanced Topics in Machining

Teaching and assessment

You'll learn through lectures, tutorials, workshops and practical classes. You're assessed by exams, coursework, small-group work, online modules and an individual project.

Course duration

  • 1 year full-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a related subject. If you have qualifications in other subjects, or you have relevant professional experience, we’ll consider your application.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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Any questions?

If you'd like to know more about this course, contact us:

Jemma Gladding
T: +44 (0)114 222 7704

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.