MSc Engineering Project Management introduces you to the complete project management process; from developing a business case to planning, scheduling and evaluating project outputs. Engineering projects are becoming increasingly complex, being undertaken by multi-disciplinary teams who collaborate to achieve project goals and so often require dedicated and qualified project managers. Project management has become the strategic focus of all successful organizations, and project management skills are considered a valuable attribute by employers.
The course will cover all aspects of engineering project management and is, therefore, suitable for engineering graduates wishing to develop a career in project management and non-engineers who are expected to manage projects in technology or engineering-related sectors. Individual modules can also be taken by practitioners as part of their CPD.
This course is taught in block delivery, so you are able to work around existing work commitments. Each module is delivered over a three week period through lectures, tutorials, and practical workshops.
Key course information - ordered by mode
|Full-time||1 year||September||Southwark Campus|
|Part-time||2 years||September||Southwark Campus|
- Introduction to project management
- Procurement and commercial contract management
- Projects, organization, and innovation
- Financial management of engineering projects
- Quality project management in engineering
- Risk management and technology evaluation
- Research methods and professional development
- MSc engineering project/dissertation
Modules are assessed through a range of exams and course assignments including reports, presentations and individual and group work.
This course is tailored towards market trends and demands for increased engineering-specific project management skills. The course would particularly suit:
- Engineering graduates wishing to go into project management or as an add-on to their BEng studies;
- Engineering practitioners who can undertake the course or individual modules as part of their CPD;
- Non-engineers working in relevant sectors who are required to manage engineering projects.
Typical jobs you could expect to go into on graduation include engineering project manager, contracts manager, project planning lead engineer, mechanical engineering project manager, project engineer or engineering team leader.
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Teaching and learning
- Online course material
- Study block attendance with lectures, tutorials, and practical workshops
Academic support is provided through personal tutoring, one-to-one meetings with the course director and e-learning, including the University's Moodle software which allows online access to key texts and resources.
- A first degree (2:2 or higher) in a relevant engineering subject such as mechanical, petroleum, chemical or electrical and electronic engineering; or
- A first degree (2:2 or higher) in a non-engineering subject with some practical experience in engineering project management; or
- A Higher National Diploma in a relevant subject such as those above with a minimum three years' post-qualification experience in an engineering or technology-related field.
- We are happy to consider other qualifications combined with appropriate experience that are equivalent to the amounts outlined above.
All modules are subject to change by the university and may differ from the modules you are offered during your studies.
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Last updated August 10, 2018