Engineering Management

MSc

Study level
Postgraduate
Duration
1-2 years
Study locations
Berlin or Online
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Master's
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MSc Engineering Management

Course Overview

Study your master’s in engineering management in Germany and inspire change in your organisation. Learn how to spearhead innovative projects with the latest leadership and management skills. 

Want to scale up your managerial know-how and solidify your place in the field of engineering management? There is currently a huge demand across industries for professionals with engineering management skills and expertise, and the CMI-accredited MSc Engineering Management degree offered at our Berlin campus examines the most important areas of modern engineering management, while helping you develop the transferable workplace skills employers are looking for. 

This master’s course will enhance your current knowledge and experience in engineering management, while exploring important topics such as bridging the 'communication void' between engineers and managers, managing technology innovation, and understanding the finer dynamics of risk and quality management. 
 

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This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), so you’ll leave with a CMI qualification in leadership and management alongside your degree. The cost of CMI membership is included while you are actively studying with us, which gives you access to a range resources and events.

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During your studies you’ll not only learn how to manage engineering projects, but get an overview of the wider context of engineering and how crucial it is to have a customer-focused approach.

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This degree will help shape my future by opening new doors for me as a professional. It's a stepping stone for my next challenge, both in academia and in my career.

Dawda Cham
Dawda Cham
MSc Engineering Management, Arden University Berlin

Modules

Before earning your master’s in engineering management, you’ll study 180 credit hours divided over the following 7 modules:

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management Techniques
  • Sustainability in Theory and Practice
  • Risk Management and Innovation
  • Quality Management
  • Data Handling and Decision Making
  • Research Project

How do we assess you?

The way we assess our students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways. That’s why we choose a range of methods to keep track of how well you are progressing. These include:

  • Assignments
  • Essays
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Portfolios of work
  • Exams

At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.

What do you need to study with us?

Our aim is to make learning as accessible as possible by ensuring that you can join us, wherever you are.

That's why we keep our requirements simple. All you need is a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.

With this one tool, you'll be able to access information, advice, support, learning materials and our online library, as well as create assignments, keep notes, and collaborate with other students effectively.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this degree, we need to see that you have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

English Proficiency

  • IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 60-78; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, evidence you have previously studied in English; a letter to show that the Medium of Instruction was in English can be accepted

We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. Get in touch to find out more. 

If you don’t have academic qualifications

At Arden University we are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if you have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme.

We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study your master's course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant work experience.

Don’t have any of the above?

If you have other postgraduate-level business awards you may be eligible for entry and/or exemptions. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

If you don’t already have a degree, and you’re not quite there with the required amount of work experience, we may be able to offer you a place on one of our undergraduate degree programmes.

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Use the dropdown above to find course fees and funding information for your country. If you can’t find information for your country in the dropdown, visit our International support page.

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Before embarking on your master’s degree, take a moment to get familiar with our staff here in Berlin. Our Computing and IT faculty members are a dedicated group of professionals who each have years of experience in their field, and want to help guide you towards your career goals. Follow the link below to get to know the faculty a little bit better.

Dr Tobias Kliem
Dr Tobias Kliem
Head of Arden University Berlin Campus
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No matter if you’re already in a leadership role and want to take on a more senior management position, or you’re just entering the field of engineering management, your master’s degree will ensure you reach your career goals.

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I chose Arden University Berlin because they provide an environment to further your knowledge and pursue opportunities in a new field.

Jasvir Markandy
Jasvir Markandy
MSc IT Security Management graduate, Arden University Berlin

What will I gain from this degree?

When you graduate with your master’s in engineering management, we want to make sure you have all the tools you’ll need to take on more responsibilities in your organisation. To prepare you for a variety of roles after graduation, we’ve designed this programme to cover the crucial areas of engineering management and transferable work skills.

As a graduate, you’ll have knowledge of:

  • Tools to manage and deliver major engineering projects
  • How to manage and mitigate risk
  • Managing the quality of projects and products
  • Theories and current practices in sustainability as related to engineering
  • Key concepts in supply chain management 

What can I do after Arden University?

Your master’s in engineering management can help you get that next promotion, or even get you started in the field if you’re currently working in another area. Plus, as a graduate of our Berlin campus, you’ll also have the chance to apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit to work in Germany. 

With some further specialised training, you could set off on an exciting career as a: 

  • Operations Manager
  • Director
  • Production Manager
  • Production Team Leader
  • Supply Chain Manager

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Who are they and why are they important?

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation means that your course fully meets the professional standards and expectations of the management industry. 

As a student with Arden, you’ll have free membership throughout your studies, which gives you access to several valuable professional resources including:

  • The extensive services offered on CMI’s online Career Development Centre
  • Mentoring from experienced managers and leaders
  • Events and webinars pertaining to your field and career development
  • Resources for continuing professional development and gaining additional qualifications
  • Redundancy support

You have the choice to complete your course via online learning or full-time at our Berlin campus. 

Take a look at some of the quick links below to discover more about the student experience at Arden University Berlin.

Study in Berlin

Named the start-up capital of Europe, Berlin is home to a growing list of internationally-regarded corporations and has office locations for countless household names like Sony, Daimler, and the Axel Springer Media Group.

Students studying abroad in Berlin even have the chance to get their foot in the door to the European job market; international students are permitted to work 120 full and 240 half days per year, and graduates can apply for an 18-month post-residency permit in Germany to gain more work experience.

Online Learning

How does it work?

With online learning, you decide when and where you work through your self-guided learning materials, without being held to a set lecture timetable. If you’re interrupted during a lesson, simply pause the materials and continue later. You can also communicate and collaborate with your tutor and classmates through live online forums and email. 

Find out more about how Online Learning works.