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Maintenance Engineering and Asset Management MSc

Cranfield University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cranfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

There is a growing need for maintenance engineers and asset managers who can plan the care of long life, high value assets for availability and performance. This course will develop the skills required to plan, implement and critically assess strategic maintenance plans through a unique blend of taught content and hands-on implementation exercises. The ability to drive cost-effect maintenance strategies across a range of industry sectors open careers opportunities for our graduates globally.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for graduates with engineering, maths, sciences or related degrees keen to pursue careers in industrial maintenance, planning, control and management. It is also highly relevant to graduates currently working in industry keen to extend their qualifications and knowledge in this field alongside individuals with other qualifications who possess considerable relevant industry experience.

Why this course?

This course is specifically aimed at developing your learning in the latest technologies and management strategies of maintenance and assets, with direct application the workplace.

The main aim of the course is to deliver fundamental knowledge and a comprehensive set of skills to produce experts capable of transforming an organisation’s maintenance culture and strategy.

It addresses the significant need for leaders in asset management and maintenance who can plan the care of long life, high value assets for availability and performance.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Assess the regular and sudden failures in machines and structures and determine their root cause
  • Evaluate the suitability of inspection techniques in the context of real operation failures
  • Elaborate on the potential risks in considered maintenance routines and recommend mitigation activities
  • Assess the impact of technical and financial management on asset availability
  • Solve the technical complexities in implementing new technologies to devise effective maintenance planning
  • Evaluate the legal implications of a suggested maintenance routine and critically analyse its impact on health, safety and environment
  • Build hand's on expertise to use the tools and the techniques in implementing asset inspection and planning
  • Prove the confidence in proposing customised maintenance routines in comparison with the OEM's suggested routines
  • Develop strategy based maintenance framework suitable to any given industrial scenario.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 24,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Cranfield University

  • Campus address

    Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, England

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