Reliability Engineering and Asset Management

Each unit of the REAM MSc is also offered as a short course

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‌This course is based on the units taught on Reliability Engineering and Asset Management MSc (REAM) accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE.

Each unit is 15 credits if you achieved 50% or more in the examination and assignments. Each unit is approved by IMechE and will contribute to your professional development and also helps in getting the status of Charter Engineer and Membership.

We also run full time, part time and Distance Learning MSc and Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) degree courses in Reliability Engineering and Asset Management

You can find out more about our course by downloading the Reliability Engineering and Asset Management CPD brochure. You can find more information about each module by downloading the Reliability Engineering and Asset Management CPD Module Booklet


The course is part of the Continuing Professional Development portfolio.

Part time Distance Learning MSc

The part time Distance Learning MSc course is similar to the part-time Direct Taught course. Students choose only 2 units per semester for the first 2 years and then have 1 year to complete the individual research project.

The course units (2 per semester) are undertaken online using web-based teaching material, contenting text, images, video and animation in parallel over a three month period.

  • MSc 36 months : 8 units plus dissertation project
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 24 months: 8 units

We also run Continuing Professional Development course in Reliabilty Engineering and Asset Management (CPD).

Mode of delivery

This is 3 year web-based Blackboard course that attracts students from all over the world. You can see an example of Distance Learning Part Time course structure below. The course units and content are the same for all Full Time and Part Time options.

How to apply

To arrange a course, please contact:

Admissions Administrator: Niall Gorton

Tel +44 (0) 161 306 2259


Course fees

Fee per unit during the academic year 2017-2018: £2,375 

Fee per unit during the academic year 2018-2019: £2,500

How it works

You can choose to study this programme either via the Direct Taught mode of study or via Distance Learning. The direct taught mode will involve attending The University of Manchester for an intensive 5 day period per course unit you study. Distance learning students will be taught entirely online using Blackboard, which is The University’s online Virtual Learning Environment. 


Further details about our lecturers and teaching staff can be found here.


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