Masters | Postgraduate Course - Engineering Management MSc Course Details within University of South Wales

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Engineering Management MSc

Study Details

MSc 1 year Full-time

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.

Module details

Theories of management will be discussed and applied to your sector and your organisation.

You will study 180 credits, which will comprise of the following modules:

  • Leadership and Management theories
  • Managing Professional Development
  • Issues in International Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Strategic Operations Management and Operational Research
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation Project

You will also study two option modules.

Optional modules include:

  • Project Management and Techniques
  • Quality Techniques and Analysis
  • Workplace Evaluation and Control
  • Business and Risk Management
  • Other relevant engineering modules

Please note: You can choose the elective modules from any engineering discipline within the University portfolio, subject to agreement with the Course Leader and timetable compatibility.

Entry Requirements

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. 

Student Destinations

This course will provide you with the ability to see businesses holistically and the knowledge to successfully lead and manage in an engineering context. You will also have the opportunity to develop wider knowledge, skills, and understanding of management theory and practice, relevant to you and your organisation.

Studying the MSc Engineering Management will give those with some management experience the opportunity to put their organisational leadership practice into context. It will enhance the prospects of leaders and managers from the engineering sector, and help you take advantage of future career opportunities.