Next start date: 23 September 2019
Application deadline: 16 September 2019
Duration: two years (part-time)
Format: online, with optional face-to-face events
Total fees for the two-year course: £10,300
We recognise that to succeed in a competitive engineering environment, managers and aspiring leaders require practical knowledge of emerging management concepts, commercial awareness, and the management tools necessary to deliver impressive, high-quality results.
By studying our MSc in Engineering Management, you will develop an advanced understanding of the management principles and practices needed to progress in an engineering organisation. Our online learning model allows you to apply your new knowledge of best practices and techniques such as; Lean thinking, quality enhancement, project management, pricing and purchasing directly to your current profession.
Discover the practical benefits and positive impact an MSc in Engineering Management can have on your career today.
Today’s consumer-led market is entirely dependent on the ability to manufacture interchangeable components at high volumes. As a result, the engineering sector requires leaders and strategic thinkers with an advanced understanding of management principles and the ability to oversee and analyse management processes and enterprise systems as a whole.
develop the ability to strategically identify and implement management principles and best practices to the operation of a forward-thinking engineering organisation
apply techniques such as Lean to improve efficiencies, eliminate waste and improve your organisation’s competitiveness and business efficiency as a result
understand how measures, philosophies, and cultures impact company performance and develop quality improvements from a technical and financial perspective
build awareness of relationships and logistical challenges within the supply chain and deal with the implications of pricing and purchasing policies
learn proven project management techniques and strategies such as Agile, Prince2, and ITIL to develop new production processes
Hear from Course Director Nathaniel Brown about what sets this masters degree apart:
You study the following compulsory modules.
Principles such as Lean or agile thinking have their origins in the manufacturing world and have proven invaluable in reversing the fortunes of countless businesses. In this module, you will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles which underpin the need for benchmarking along with the tools, techniques, and strategies to ensure successful implementation.
Learn how to apply financial theories and frameworks with an international perspective. Discover how to measure business performance using financial statements and develop an understanding of corresponding aspects such as risk and return, asset valuation capital valuation, investment appraisal and the management of working capital.
Explore the complexities of managing people and organisations. This module covers topics such as organizational structure, analysis of the boundaries of organisation, the role of technology and what practices constitute the process of organisation. Managerial challenges such as motivation, leadership and decision-making processes are discussed. You will also learn specific techniques developed to manage change within an organisation.
Learn how to manage logistics and supply chains to ensure successful customer service levels and operating cost compressions are met. Study best and worse practices which have been employed within manufacturing and service organisations. Gain a comprehensive understanding of demand management principles, sourcing and procurement strategies, transportation, distribution, and technology solutions.
This module provides students with the experience of conducting an independent advanced research project in the field of Engineering Management. Studying a topic of strategic importance to your organisation and related to your academic background, you will have an opportunity to identify and apply learned management techniques to make significant improvements within a commercial environment.
All assessments for the course are based on coursework and submitted online. Your performance on the course will be assessed through a range of methods including
ongoing tutor and peer feedback
challenge activities and group discussion forums
written work, including case studies, reports and essays
A minimum 2:2 BEng degree in an engineering discipline or related subject and/or appropriate professional experience
An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn't English.
This distance learning degree aims to prepare graduates from Engineering, Computer Science and other related disciplines with advanced skills in Engineering Management and an emphasis on industrial applications. You will gain valuables skills and the global mindset needed to succeed within the engineering industry.
Roles open to MSc Engineering Management graduates could include
business development executive
Complete the form below or telephone +44 (0)1482 235569 to speak to a course adviser.