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MSc Industrial Digitalisation

Manchester Metropolitan University


Embrace advances in technology and help to shape the future with this unique masters degree. 3D design and digital manufacturing technology is advancing at an incredible rate. We are living in an age where it is possible to 3D print everything from cars to clothing and even entire houses, with scientists currently exploring the possibility of 3D printing human organs for transplant.

Gaining this qualification is your chance to be at the forefront of a huge growth area, with major international companies such as Boeing, Adidas and the NHS investing heavily in 3D print technology. This innovative new masters programme offers hands-on training in the fascinating field of digital manufacturing, and aims to educate and develop industry-ready professionals.

A wide range of units will develop your skills in computer-aided design, modelling and industrial sustainability. As well as 3D printing, course content has been designed to train students in all aspects of Industry 4.0, and explores The Internet of Things, generative design and even augmented and virtual reality.

The programme is positioned at the cutting-edge of technology and examines how UK manufacturing could be transformed through the adoption of industrial digital technologies. As such, as part of this programme, you will visit complex technical organisations to witness the impact that is being made.


The digital skills and knowledge gained throughout MSc Industrial Digitalisation will allow graduates to embark on exciting careers within Industry 4.0 and to be well-positioned to disrupt industries or businesses that have yet to make the switch. Career opportunities following graduation from this course may include:

  • Product designer
  • Software engineer
  • Project manager
  • Teaching and Training
  • Research and Development
  • 3D media content creator
  • 3D Print Manager
  • Converting an existing business to use digital technologies

Careers support is available from the moment you join us, and for up to three years after you finish your course. Dedicated careers and employability advisors in the Department of Natural Sciences and the University Careers Service will help you find the role that’s right for you.

Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards during this course.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
£18,500 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time