Engineering Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    11700
    Tuition (Year)
    7100
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Our course provides the wide range of management tools and techniques required to control and manage complex technical organisations. These skills include: managing people; controlling finances; managing operations; making optimum use of all resources; ensuring quality in its widest sense; and a study of contract law.

About

Our course provides the wide range of management tools and techniques required to control and manage complex technical organisations. These skills include: managing people; controlling finances; managing operations; making optimum use of all resources; ensuring quality in its widest sense; and a study of contract law.

This course aims to provide you with:

  • the intellectual competencies to pursue personal career goals and aspirations, and to develop an attitude that personal development is a continuous process
  • the ability to identify personal strengths and weaknesses, and to define personal performance targets in terms of leadership style and managerial effectiveness
  • the opportunity to enhance inter-personal skills and to encourage the development of leadership qualities
  • educational experience which provides breadth of vision and enhancement of professional effectiveness of the Engineering Manager
  • the ability to evaluate challenging situations, and to develop confidence in selecting appropriate methods for identifying, researching and diagnosing managerial problems
  • the tools to analyse managerial theories and to develop comprehensive views of relevant management issues for the advancement of all aspects of Engineering Management.

There is an increasing global demand for continuing professional development and this course will be of particular interest to engineers who wish to expand their careers into the management arena, irrespective of their area of technical expertise. It is designed for engineers in a wide range of technical fields, including civil, mechanical, electronic and manufacturing engineering. Technical competence alone is not enough for the success of engineering companies, and this course will enable you to develop your intellectual capabilities and your performance with respect to your wider professional role.

Programme Structure

Core modules

  • A Virtual Test Environment for Business Processes (30 credits)
  • Advanced Project Management (15 credits)
  • Engineering Management Systems (30 credits)
  • Managing People and Finance in an Advanced Technology Business (30 credits)
  • Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Postgraduate Major Project (60 credits)

Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used, including assignments, seminars and examinations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 28 months

      Full-time - January start, 15 months. September start, 12 months. Part-time - January start, 33 months. September start, 28 months.

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 600

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

An honours degree (2:2 or above) in a Engineering/Technology subject; no work experience is required. If this qualification requirement is not met, an applicant may be accepted with an honours degree (2:2 or above) in any other subject if it is combined with relevant professional work experience. Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 11700 International
  • GBP 7100 EU/EEA

Funding

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