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Course summary

The Engineering Management MSc seeks to prepare you to be a successful senior manager for engineering companies operating in highly competitive international environments. The course incorporates three alternative pathways, allowing you to select a route that is clearly focused on your anticipated or current career path in a manufacturing company. The selection of one of the three pathways adds specific career-focused content to the core modules. Successful completion of the Engineering Management MSc can provide you with a route into senior management in a broad range of careers in the manufacturing, service, and government sectors, as well as start-up companies in functions such as operations management, logistics and supply chain management, engineering research and development and project management.

  • Work placement option
This master's programme provides you with the additional option to apply for a 'work placement' opportunity2 during your first semester with us. The 'work placement', which if secured, can be carried out in the second year, is designed to further develop your skills, knowledge, and professional experience with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. Please note that the optional placement modules incur an additional tuition fee of £4,000, payable on completion of placement.


At the beginning of your course, you will be asked to select one of three pathways (Engineering Business Management, Technical, or Operations) that are in addition to the core mandatory modules. This key benefit adds specific and valuable career-focused content to your course and is based on your anticipated or current career path in a manufacturing company. Your degree course culminates with a master’s dissertation, supported by a research methods topic. Past dissertation topic examples have included: The Introduction of a Product Development Process; Industry 4.0 and its impact on AB Volvo, and Change Management Strategies to be Used by Engineering Companies Undertaking Mergers and Acquisitions. Modules Financial Decision Making – 15 credits Engineering Project Management – 15 credits Global Engineering Strategy – 15 credits Industry 4.0 and the Digital Engineering Environment – 15 credits Research Methods and Project Introduction – 15 credits Master’s Dissertation – 50 credits Global Professional Development - Entrepreneurial Practice – 10 credits

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which could vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include formal examinations, coursework, tests, essays, practical or project work, group work and presentations The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards the achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Entry requirements

An applicant for the programme will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following: A minimum of a second-class honour’s degree in any engineering related subject or management studies.A relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level.A lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level.Satisfactory, independent evidence of working for several years in a position that would normally be occupied by an honours graduate, in a relevant area, which would lead to gaining benefit from the course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

2023/24 fees TBC. Please see our website for latest information.
Engineering Management at Coventry University - UCAS