The World’s Leading Information Resource For Maintenance & Engineering Professionals.

Social Media

Consultancy MSc covers factory floor to management

Cranfield's MSc in Manufacturing Consultancy has been developed in response to demand for multi-skilled professionals with the knowledge of implementing change across an organisation.

It covers factory floor to management.

The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS).

It comprises eight assessed modules, a group project and an individual research project.

Modules: Consultancy Skills; Enterprise Systems; General Management; Manufacturing Strategy; Manufacturing Systems; Engineering Operations; Analysis Operations Management; Supply Chain Management.

The industrial group involves working in teams to fulfil demanding objectives within a tight time schedule, and applying technologies and approaches.

Industrially oriented, projects have support from industry and other external organisations.

The individual research project is either industrially or academically driven.

Students select the subject in consultation with the course director.

It provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate independent research ability, think and work in an original way, and overcome problems in manufacturing.

Successful students go on to a range of careers in manufacturing management and consultancy, logistics and supply chain, IT, business-systems analysis, research and development, and academia.

Qualifications of Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) - comprising the eight taught modules and the group project - and the Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) - comprising six taught modules - are also available for this course.