Industrial Internet of Things* (MSc)

Engineering student

Study mode

Full-Time or Part-Time


Park, Cheltenham

This course will prepare you to be creative and innovative in addressing challenges from the implementation of the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Industry 5.0.

The modules you will study include Smart Sensors, Competitive and Reliability Engineering and Applied Artificial Intelligence. You will also complete creative and innovative design projects and an advanced research project. The course has been designed to create effective multi-disciplinary engineers who have acquired the necessary creative, technical and research skills to work within the broad spectrum of modern industry.

The course will develop your understanding of key aspects of the industrial internet of things, and explore how they fit into the context of the full range of industrial sectors and rapidly developing everyday applications. This course will also provide you with the opportunity to address the challenges, problems and solutions involved in the industrial internet of things in modern industry.

You will have the chance to work as both an individual and as part of a team on projects and topics including artificial intelligence, smart industrial robots, sensing and embedded systems, smart mechanical systems and products, intelligent industrial inspection, biomedical application and surgical robotics.

This course has been designed for students interested in developing their careers in both theoretical and practical areas of the industrial internet of things. It also prepares students wishing to continue their study to doctorial level research.

Students successfully completing this course will be able to make an immediate contribution to a company’s performance and operations within the broad spectrum of modern industry.

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Study style

Shared learning is strongly encouraged, with group work bringing together engineers from a variety of companies and backgrounds to shape projects and tasks. Gain practical experience in project management, team building and data acquisition. As a day release course, you can immediately apply your learning to your industry role.

Entry requirements

  • BSc or BEng (min Honours 2:2) in general engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanics or computing
  • Mature Applicants: We welcome applications from mature students (with several years of working experiences in the related industry) and do not necessarily require the same academic qualifications as school leaving applicants
  • International Students: Please see the full details of entry requirements in your country


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  • EE engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Industrial Systems engineer
  • Industrial Control engineer
  • Academic research professional or Doctoral student

*This course is 'subject to validation' which means it is going through the final stages of approval. Courses do normally get approved, but if for any reason this course does not then you would be informed by the university and we would help you find a suitable alternative.

Industry links

The course has been designed with strong focus on industrial applications based on an extensive survey of various industrial companies. You will have the opportunity to practice your skills and knowledge with local employers including ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd.

Associated professional accreditations

The course has been designed to be accredited by Engineering Council through the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), the Institution of Mechanical Engineering (iMechE), IEE, and/ or Energy Institute.

Engineering lecturer

Become an effective engineer

This is a new engineering course that will help you to become an effective inter/multi-disciplinary engineer with the necessary creative and technical skills to work in the industry.

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Prepare for the industrial internet of things

The course will prepare you for the industrial internet of things and the challenges presented in integrating the digital world to drive smart factories and advanced manufacturing, whilst enhancing revolutionary changes to connected devices.

Engineering student

Master a broad skillset

Study in a technological hub of engineering with a full range of engineering courses and specialist labs. You will study in a school that combines engineering, computing, business and management. You’ll also benefit from our strong links to local and national employers including ABB, MOOG, SC Group, Spirax Sarco, Dowty Propeller, Kohler Mira and Total Metal Products Ltd.

School of Business and Technology

Our School of Business and Technology is a thriving and dynamic place to study. We are growing quickly and emerging as a leading collaborative hub thanks to the professional credentials of our academic staff and the impactive work of our researchers.

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