Distance learning

Reliability Engineering and Asset Management MSc

formerly known as Maintenance Engineering and Asset Management

About the course


We also run Continuing professional development course in Reliabilty Engineering and Asset Management (CPD)

Part time Distance Learning MSc

The part time Distance Learning MSc programme is similar to the part-time Direct Taught programme. Students can choose only 2 units per semester for the first 2 years and then 1 year to complete the individual research project. For this programme, 2 course units 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
  • Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 9 months: 4 units

Mode of delivery

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

Example programme structure

Year 1  

Unit CodeUnit TitleSemester
MACE68011  M01: Asset Management Strategy and Organisation 1
MACE68041  M04: Machinery Vibration-based Condition Monitoring 1
MACE68022  M02: Safety, Legislation and Cost Effectiveness 2
MACE68032  M03: Asset Maintenance Systems 2

 Year 2

Unit CodeUnit TitleSemester
MACE68081   M08: Turnaround Management 1
MACE68051  M05: Design for Reliability and Asset Management  1 
MACE68072  M07: Reliability, Maintainability and Risk 2
MACE68062  M06: Auditing Asset Management and Maintenance Organisations 2

 Year 3

Unit CodeUnit TitleSemester
MACE60300 Dissertation 1 & 2
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