Change happens quickly in commerce and industry. If a business doesn't respond rapidly to technological innovations, scientific developments and new management practices, it won't be able to compete effectively.
On this MSc Engineering Management course, you'll develop the expertise and skills to manage technology innovation across engineering industries, helping businesses respond to rapid change.
You'll get an understanding of the role management plays in the investigation, implementation and operation of manufacturing and service systems, providing you with a broad appreciation of material resource utilisation and recovery. You'll also get the knowledge you need to bridge the 'communication gap' between engineers and managers.
There's great demand in all industries for professionals with engineering management skills and expertise. After the course, you'll be able to take on technical and management roles in various industries.
What you'll experience
On this course you'll:
- Develop an understanding of engineering management techniques, giving you the capability to take on technical and managerial roles within an environment of continual change
- Get an understanding of the role of management in the investigation, implementation and operation of manufacturing and service systems
- Study material resource utilisation and recovery and learn how to minimise waste in manufacturing
- Apply your skills to real problems as part of the department’s partnership scheme with local and global organisations
- Use our multi-platform suites and computer labs to enhance your learning experience
- Relate your final project to a current issue in industry
Work experience and career planning
To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.
We can help you identify placements, internships and voluntary roles that will complement your studies and build your CV.
What you'll study on this MSc Engineering Management degree course
Core modules currently include:
- Individual MSc Project
- Information Technology and Strategic Management
- Manufacturing System Design
- Operations and Quality Management
- Renewable Energy Management
- Strategies For Resource and Environmental Management
- Supply Chain Management
Teaching methods on this course include:
- laboratory sessions
How you're assessed
You'll be assessed through:
- project work
- written coursework
You’ll be able to test your skills and knowledge informally before you do assessments that count towards your final mark.
You can get feedback on all practice and formal assessments so you can improve in the future.
Careers and opportunities
When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.
What jobs can you do with an Engineering Management degree?
You could work in roles such as:
- business operations specialist
- project manager
- production engineer
- creative director
- quality assurance engineer
- production engineer
Graduates from similar courses have also set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.
After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.