Engineering Management (MSc)

University of Portsmouth the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 3 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September, January

International course fees
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All study options

About Engineering Management at University of Portsmouth

Overview

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

Teaching methods on this course include:

  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • lecture
  • laboratory sessions

How you're assessed

You'll be assessed through:

  • project work
  • written coursework
  • exams

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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
    Course startsSeptember, JanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

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