Study your master’s in engineering management with Arden 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 secure your place at the top levels of engineering management? There is currently a huge demand across industries for professionals with engineering management expertise. Our CMI-accredited MSc Engineering Management degree examines the most vital and contemporary areas in the field, all while helping you develop the leadership skills today’s employers are looking for.
The course provides an entry route into engineering management across all engineering disciplines. It is suitable for managers without an engineering background as well as qualified engineers looking to break into management roles. With a strong focus on how to manage modern engineering projects in a global context, you’ll cover areas of pan-sector relevance such as agile methodology, supply chain management, Big Data, working in cross-disciplinary teams, stakeholder engagement, and much more.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). That means you’ll be awarded a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and Foundation Chartered Manager status upon graduation, giving you a fast-track route to Chartered Manager status.
I’ve found that studying my degree online with Arden has given me a much more comprehensive foundation of knowledge around the topics I don’t often encounter in my work role, including financial decision-making, ethics and strategy. This knowledge will enable me to progress to more strategic roles in the future.
Before earning your master’s in engineering management, you’ll study 180 credit hours divided over the following 7 modules:
The way we assess our masters students provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your strengths and abilities. That’s why we choose a range of methods to keep track of your progress. These include:
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.
To be eligible for this MSc in Engineering Management, we need to see that you have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study this engineering management course.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.
Whilst you can read your study materials on your smart phone or tablet, to make the most of your learning experience, you will need access to a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.
UK students can apply for up to £11,836 funding from Student Finance England fund your studies.
If you’re an international student, we have a number of Regional Offers that can help you save money on your tuition fees.
When you help a friend or family member to study with Arden through our Refer a Friend programme, both you and the person you refer will receive a £500 Amazon e-voucher or £500 tuition fee credit.
An engineering course from Arden University will help you achieve your ambitions. We are dedicated to guiding you towards successful and rewarding career paths through challenging and informative courses. Our engineering programmes are based on modern practices and give you skills that can be applied to a range of job roles and industries. I look forward to welcoming you to the Arden University family.
The ability to handle data and manage operations is in huge demand among modern business, giving you the competitive edge when it comes to career progression. After completing the course, you may decide to continue with your current employer or embark on a fresh challenge. Thanks to the flexibility of the skills you’ll have learned, the choice will be in your hands.
Graduating from an MSc Engineering Management course will give you an opportunity to develop leadership skills within the engineering arena, either to upskill into management or reskill from another specialism. Whilst studying, you’ll:
Skilled engineering management graduates are in high demand in today’s job market due to an increase in emerging innovations calling for large-scale engineering projects. This degree will provide you with the specialised knowledge and skills to design, plan, direct, and oversee projects across diverse industries, helping you fill growing skills gaps in the field. The type of roles you might look into after graduation include:
This course awards a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice and offers CMI Foundation Chartered Manager Status *
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) promotes excellence in UK management and leadership. As the CMI possesses a Royal Charter, they are the only organisation in the UK that can award Chartered Manager status to their members – the gold standard in management. With 140,000 members, the institute aims to boost career development across the management sector and connect like-minded professionals.
As an Arden student, you’ll have free CMI Membership throughout your studies, giving you access to a range of additional resources including a mentoring service and invitations to networking events both online and offline.
Upon completion of this CMI-accredited course, you will be awarded CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice and gain CMI Foundation Chartered Manager Status. This recognises you have the skills needed to be an effective manager, helping you stand out from the competition and start your management career journey - with a CMI qualification and a clear pathway to full Chartered Manager status.
*Upon completion of your course, the CMI award and level of chartered status awarded will depend on your level and length of study, whether you entered your course with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) or if any compensation is applied on your modules throughout the duration of study. If this criteria applies to you, you may receive one of the 2 different levels; an Award or Certificate.
Once you’ve enrolled with Arden, our careers centre is easily accessible directly from inside our online platform, ilearn. The careers centre is here to help you discover the areas of your academic and professional life that you find most meaningful and rewarding, and then apply this to your career pathway.
Just a few of the career tools you’ll find in the careers centre include:
Arden University is a member of the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide.
This membership reflects the fact that Arden University has successfully matched the high standards required by the AACSB, and enables the sharing of ideas and the exchange best practises between global business schools. Membership also gives our faculty members access to in-depth data and research to support the development of our courses and teaching methods, ensuring that we are able to provide you with the best possible university experience.
The BGA is a membership and quality assurance body. As a member, Arden University have signed up to the BGA Charter, committing their institution to responsible management practices and lifelong learning, positively impacting their students, communities, and the economy. This shows our students that we are demonstrating responsible management ourselves, as well as it being a central theme that runs through our own courses.
As Arden University is a member of the Business Graduates Association (BGA), students will receive complementary BGA student and graduate membership. Through this membership, current students will have access to the BGA Career Development Centre, packed with interactive tools, e-learning content, partner discounts and the latest job opportunities. This is a lifetime access, which means students will continue to have access to these services even after they graduate.