Engineering Management

MSc/ Postgraduate Certificate

Your Future’s Blueprint

Push the boundaries of engineering with a qualification from one of the UK’s leading universities.

Designed by engineers for engineers, our online Engineering Management Masters gives you the flexibility to gain a recognised qualification without taking a career break. You’ll improve your management knowledge and skills with a CMI accredited course at the forefront of new research and emerging technologies.

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Course details

Do you aspire to enhance your management skills to be a better leader? Drawing on tailored case studies from a wide range of engineering sectors, the course advances your knowledge and provides you with specialist skills and management expertise.

Delivering an academic experience equivalent to that of an on-campus student, our Engineering Management course will help you to grow your global network by collaborating with professionals living and working around the world across engineering sectors and roles through live seminars, group projects and discussion boards.

“Throughout the course, you will see how important the role of the Engineering Manager is in leading change in businesses and organisations, helping to build a more productive and sustainable global society”

Professor Ian Robertson, Programme Leader

Which course is right for you?

We offer an Engineering Management MSc as well as a Postgraduate Certificate pathway. Our Masters is globally recognised and provides in-depth knowledge on business and management strategies in the industry. The Postgraduate Certificate is a gateway to the full Masters. Both awards are taught at the same academic level, and cover the same core business modules.

Masters

  • Two to four-year course.
  • Nine taught modules + research project.
  • Fees:
    2022/23 academic year of entry (1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023): £1,500 per module + £2,000 research module fee (you will have the option to pay your fees on a module per module basis)*
  • Chartered Management Institution accreditation.
  • Apply with a bachelor degree with a minimum 2.2 (Hons) in engineering, physical sciences or related engineering or tech discipline. If your degree is in an unrelated engineering discipline you will need three years’ work experience in an engineering environment.
  • Unique and industry-relevant modules including: Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, Engineering Management Project.
  • Ideal for: deepening your knowledge, enhancing your career opportunities.

*If your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis.

Postgraduate Certificate

  • Eight to 16 months course.
  • Four taught modules, no requirement to complete a research project.
  • Fees:
    2022/23 academic year of entry (1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023): £1,500 per module (you will have the option to pay your fees on a module per module basis)*
  • Chartered Management Institution accreditation.
  • Apply with a bachelor degree in engineering, physical sciences or related engineering or tech discipline, adequate and relevant professional qualifications if you’re a non-graduate or three years’ work experience in an engineering environment if you don’t meet the formal requirements.
  • Unique and industry-relevant modules including: Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, Managing Major Engineering Projects.
  • A stepping stone to the full Masters course.
  • Ideal for: quickly progressing or upskilling.

*If your fees are being paid directly to the University by your employer or sponsor you will not be able to pay on a module-by-module basis.

“We pride ourselves on supporting you with the integration into your online learning community. We are passionate about helping you to achieve your personal goals. No matter what work or life challenges you might face outside of your studies, we are always here to listen and provide guidance.”

Adam Morris, Student Success Manager

Benefits of studying online

Distance learning is the most flexible learning option, allowing you to fit your studies around your life and career. You’ll study the course via our virtual learning platform, Minerva, which is accessible from anywhere in the world. The platform is mobile-friendly which means you can access materials on the move, and we provide downloadable PDFs to enable offline course reading when required.

Learning online with us doesn’t mean studying alone. You’ll connect with engineers across the world by engaging with peers in our virtual social spaces. Your learning will be more than pre-recorded video content – our expert academics conduct weekly live sessions for interactive learning, so you’ll be able to fit your study around your schedule.

Our online course offers a world-class learning journey and is tailored to provide an academic experience equivalent to that of an on-campus student. You’ll have access to a range of interactive and collaborative materials, from videos and interactive surveys to subject-specific electronic journals.

Application deadlines

July 2022 start: application deadline is 7 June 2022

September 2022 start: application deadline is 9 August 2022

November 2022 start: application deadline is 4 October 2022

January 2023 start: application deadline is 6 December 2022

March 2023 start: application deadline is 7 February 2023

May 2023 start: application deadline is 4 April 2023

July 2023 start: application deadline is 6 June 2023

All suitably qualified candidates will be interviewed by telephone or online as part of the selection process.

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Why choose Leeds?

We are one of the top 100 universities in the world and ranked in the top 15 in the UK QS World University Rankings 2023). University of Leeds students are among the top 5 most targeted by top employers according to The Graduate Market 2021, High Fliers Research.

The Engineering Management Masters course is a result of in-depth collaboration between high profile academics from four leading engineering schools:

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