Engineering Management

MSc

Study level
Postgraduate
Years
1 to 5 years
Study Options
Blended or Online
Award
Masters
Accredited by
MSc Engineering Management

Course Overview

Broaden your horizons and career opportunities with a master’s degree in engineering management. On this course, you’ll learn the skills you need to stand out in a competitive job market, demonstrating to employers that you can support real change in their business or organisation. 

This MSc Engineering Management course will prepare you for a senior role in a range of exciting and fascinating industries. With a strong focus on how to manage engineering projects in a global context, you’ll learn how to have a real impact on the structure and success of an organisation. You’ll cover practical skills and theoretical research, as well as having the chance to complete your own original research project. All of this is designed to bring out your best qualities as an engineer – and as a manager.

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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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As you absorb the content of each module in this MSc Engineering Management course, you’ll simultaneously grow your understanding of strategic engineering principles and develop the capability to apply these to real-world career settings. 

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 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:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Research Proposal
  • Dissertation

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.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this MSc in Engineering Management, we need to see that you have: 

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

English Proficiency

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6 in any element); or TOEFL iBT 80; or equivalent
  • Alternatively, a letter to show that the Medium of Instruction was in English is accepted

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.

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Arden’s engineering management masters is taught by The School of Computing and IT.  The school places an emphasis on applied teaching, and giving students the opportunity to solve real-world problems with innovative, tech-led solutions. The course programme is designed with a focus on business applications and graduate employment opportunities. 

Gear up your CV by getting ahead of the game. The ability to handle data and manage operations is in huge demand among modern businesses, 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’ve learned, the choice is yours.

What can an MSc in Engineering Management do for me?

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:

  • Demonstrate you can apply your knowledge and skills at a strategic management level
  • Gain an advanced understanding of engineering management
  • Demonstrate the ability to use data and risk assessment in your decision making
  • Develop confident communication skills and adapt these to a variety of contexts
  • Use problem-solving skills to find innovative solutions to engineering challenges

What can I do after Arden University?

Masters programmes such as this one are becoming increasingly essential for organisations, giving you more opportunity to secure the ambitious management positions. This MSc in Engineering Management also helps you to formalise your skills and engage with others in a similar position.

The types of jobs you might look into after graduation are:

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

Your next step into the professional world

Achieving your MSc Engineering Management degree will help you to accelerate your career progression. But there’s more! Beyond the core programme itself, Arden students receive additional support and guidance, developing your employability and CV even further.

Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to student support advisors who are here for you. They’ll help you to enhance your academic skills, guide you with your orientation and offer tailored career support. This means you’ll receive direction at every stage of your degree from our extensive community of students and fellow alumni, who can offer 1-2-1 advice for your future beyond Arden University.

Outside of this, you’ll also have unlimited access to our online platform, iLearn – providing you with all the learning resources and tools needed to excel in your studies.

At Arden University, we make it simple to achieve your degree, regardless of any other commitments you may have. Our online and blended learning models are designed to fit around your lifestyle, so you can study at a time and pace that works best for you.

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The staff and the support along the way has been amazing. Any questions or enquiries are answered. I cannot thank the admissions team enough for their part in advising and supporting me through this MA. It is a big step to make and having the support through the whole process really helped.

Clare Gillon
Clare Gillon
MA Strategic Marketing - Online

Blended Learning

How does it work?

Blended learning involves face to face, on campus, teaching, including eight hours of time-tabled classes spread over two mornings, afternoons, or evenings, at one of our study centres. This study mode provides an element of structure to your day, where you’ll join your fellow classmates at specific times to learn. 
 
Students are then required to complete the rest of their studies online at a time and place that suits them.

Find out more about Blended Learning.

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.