Masters Degrees in Machinery Maintenance equip postgraduates with the skills to routinely manage machinery in a variety of contexts, from manufacturing to automation.
Taught MSc degrees are typical for the field, though research oriented MRes and MPhil programmes may also be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Mechanical Engineering.
Machines are a huge part of our day-to-day lives. They build our cities, manage our transport and even operate on our bodies. As a Machine Maintenance engineer, you could work in variety of industrial contexts, from factories and manufacturing firms, to hospitals, gas works and airports.
You will explore methodologies in asset management, condition monitoring and safety engineering to meet business objectives. In particular, you will learn to ensure the availability of assets, their financial viability and reliability.
Consideration is also given to legislation and regulation, such as health and safety, environmental sustainability and product quality standards.
Careers could include facilities management for a range of companies, from care homes to offices. You may also work within public policy, for quality assurance agencies or government departments.