Engineering Management, MSc Postgraduate prospectus

  • We have major, world class resource of 3000m2 specialist and integrated engineering laboratories, recently refurbished with unique facilities.
  • Our historic, naval-themed campus in Medway, Kent, is one hour from central London. It provides the perfect setting for both study and leisure, with a £4.6m student hub on campus, the longest library in Europe, riverside cafes, cinema and extensive water-based sports facilities, all within just a few minutes’ walk.
  • CEOs of large, successful companies and self-made millionaires are more likely to have studied engineering than any other subject area. Our management programmes set you on the road to leadership.

Overview

Overview

The global employment market for postgraduate engineers has evolved, leading to a significant increase in the demand for MSc degrees in engineering with a solid management focus. This programme is a substitute for the traditional route of a general management or Master's in Business Administration (MBA) degree that historically helped build a successful senior management career in technology-based business.

The programme is primarily aimed at science and technology graduates who wish to extend and develop their skills to encompass a wider set of disciplines, as well as graduates who want to develop their careers towards managerial roles in engineering or manufacturing or in the commercial enterprise in which they have chosen to work.

Career development

The programme is also aimed at experienced industry practitioners who wish to complement their academic knowledge and obtain professional recognition in key management areas of private industry or the public sector internationally.

Outcomes

The aims of the programme are to:

  • Provide postgraduate engineers with the current tools, knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in local and global engineering management
  • Support the progression of engineers of all disciplines to management roles in both private and public sectors
  • Promote the importance of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and the core values of ethical enterprise in modern economies.

What you'll study

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A degree (2.2 or above or equivalent qualification) in an engineering or computing discipline.

* Students without a first degree but with professional and vocational experience (e.g. incorporated engineer or chartered engineer status) may be considered if they demonstrate the potential to succeed on the programme.

* Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

Extra information

Assessment

Students are assessed through:

  • Examinations
  • Case studies
  • Assignments
  • Practical work, and
  • A dissertation.

Careers

Graduates for this programme can pursue management careers in the public and private sectors, including technology, engineering design and product development, manufacturing production, supply chain (particularly in the fields of engineering management) are all likely options.

Fees and finance

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

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