As the holder of a degree in engineering, you can enhance your career development by establishing a broad knowledge of contemporary management. The MSc Engineering Management offers a detailed exploration of the theory and practice of key areas, which is ideal if you have a practical engineering background and are interested or active in management roles in the private or public sector.
Modules include: •Leadership and Management theories Develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of leadership and management theories and their contemporary application in a range of organisational settings. •Managing Professional Development Undertake personal and professional development for a business related professional career. You will personally manage and sustain employability through critical reflection to understand yourself and others. •Issues in International Management Develop a critical awareness of the complex interrelationships between developing issues in international and trans-national management. •Innovation Management Gain an understanding of the theory and practice of managing innovation in organisations. You will learn about the frameworks used by organisations to manage innovation and sources of innovation inside and outside the organisation. •Strategic Operations Management and Operational Research Gain an appreciation of operational processes, techniques, planning and control systems with reference to both manufacturing and service industries from a qualitative and quantitative perspective. •Research Methods Conduct a proper scientific investigation and present it in a written format. This will develop your understanding and research skills in a management and/or professional development context. •Dissertation Project A significant piece of research into an appropriate area of study. Optional modules include: •Project Management and Techniques •Quality Techniques and Analysis •Workplace Evaluation and Control •Business and Risk Management •Other relevant engineering modules
Assessment is through coursework-based assignments. The final assessment is a dissertation, in which you will examine an area of management that is of particular interest to you, or a company-based project. The subject of this dissertation must be engineering management.
To be admitted for the MSc Engineering Management course, candidates will normally be required to have a minimum UK 2nd class honours degree or recognised international equivalent qualification in an engineering related subject. Relevant work experience can also be taken into account and all applicants would be considered on an individual basis. In all cases, the University will satisfy itself that a candidate is of the required academic standard to complete the programme of study proposed and is able to meet University’s English Language requirements. English language requirements for international students are a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall or equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence of English language abilities at this level.
Fees and funding
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