Engineering Leadership and Management at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

Course summary

This postgraduate apprenticeship offers apprentices an in-depth personal and professional development programme designed to transform them into confident and informed leaders within an engineering organisation.Through study of a Postgraduate Diploma and work place application, apprentices will gain a broad knowledge of management and leadership topics, covering areas such as strategy, financial management, human resource management and leadership, all viewed from the perspective of strategic leadership of the engineering function or business and explored in the company of fellow engineering professionals. With the option to progress from the Postgraduate Diploma to an MSc in Engineering Leadership & Management, learners will be able to further specialise their learning and add value to their organisations through in-depth exploration of a business issue or opportunity. This programme comes under the Level 7 Senior Leader Apprenticeship standard. It is a two-year programme, including the End Point Assessment and consists of a total 120 credits. Candidates who complete this programme will be eligible to apply to progress onto a full MSc qualification.

Assessment method

Learners will be assessed through applied assignments. While there are no traditional examinations, candidates will be assessed through work-based projects that give them the opportunity to implement their learning and make a positive impact in their organisation. In the final year, apprentices will complete a Strategic Business Proposal, requiring them to apply all the theory and skills gained throughout the apprenticeship.

How to apply

International applicants

The course is part time and you must be able to attend all on-campus teaching sessions, therefore it may not be suitable for those who are based overseas as it is not possible to obtain a Tier 4 Visa to study this course.

Entry requirements

To be considered for this programme, Aston University expects that applications will have at least five years in a management position plus one of the following: A UK honours degree, or An equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University, or A degree-level professional qualification. Candidates without one of the above but with extensive management experience and clear evidence of career progression will be considered on a case by case basis

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Engineering Leadership and Management at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS