Gain the knowledge and skills to excel as an engineering leader
Our MSc Engineering integrates the theory and practice to prepare professionals who can lead and manage in engineering contexts. You’ll gain new knowledge, understanding and application of practice, as well as critical, evaluative, and reflective skills in areas including engineering, sustainability, management, and health and safety.
This programme is suited to graduates from non-engineering disciplines looking to work in the engineering industry. You’ll cover topics central to engineering practice today, enhancing your project leadership skills, learning how to critically appraise renewable energy projects, and recommend sustainable energy solutions to organisations. Finally, you will demonstrate your learning through an independent research proposal and project.
You will study entirely online and part-time, with the flexibility to fit your studies in around work, family and life commitments. Start your studies within weeks, even if outside of the traditional academic year, with six starts per year.
What you'll learn
This MSc Engineering programme provides the skills to lead and coordinate engineering teams with expertise in project management, facilities management, and effective communications, enabling you to successfully navigate complex engineering projects and drive organisational growth. You will also develop your leadership and interpersonal skills, explore diverse technologies, such as biofuels, and learn how to analyse risk, develop continuity plans and help organisations integrate sustainability into their decision-making.
On successful completion of this MSc Engineering programme you will be able to:
Understand and use various data and information gathering tools to make informed judgements, and effectively communicate across a range of audiences using a variety of tools
Appraise engineering technologies and the techniques used to solve problems, increase efficiency and productivity, and improve systems
Integrate scientific and engineering principles to solve engineering challenges, as well as investigate new and emerging technologies and analyse data to resolve unfamiliar problems
Analyse sustainable development and its applications in various societal conditions and critique leadership, management, sustainability and health and safety fundamentals
Review current knowledge in engineering to define, plan, undertake and deliver an independent, time-limited research project that meets specified aims and objectives
Who our MSc Engineering programme is suited to
This programme is specifically tailored to those interested in managing teams of engineers and from a predominantly non-engineering background who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in engineering and management disciplines.
Study completely online and part-time, so you can easily fit your studies in around your life including work, family and friends.
Potential career paths for this MSc Engineering
- Engineering Manager
- Senior Lead Analyst
- Operational Manager
- Project Manager
- Business Analyst
- Plant Manager
Or you may be admitted based on assessment of relevant work experience
• Area studies
• Business studies
• Communication studies
• Environmental studies
• Gender studies
• Industrial relations
• International relations
• Media studies
• Political science
• Public administration
• Sustainable development
Next start date:
29 April 2024
08 April 2024