De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Engineering Management

This course is aimed at ambitious engineers who aspire to a senior role involving technical and strategic management responsibilities. It is suitable for recent UK and overseas graduates hoping to make their 1st move into engineering management, or for established professional engineers who wish to make a switch into a management role and want to extend their knowledge beyond their specific technical field into management and business. The course places an emphasis on key areas of modern management required by engineers entering their 1st management role, and also offers opportunities for technical advancement through a choice of elective modules in specialist areas of engineering.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have the equivalent of a British Honours degree (2.2 minimum) in a relevant subject. If you have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive industry experience, we will consider your application on an individual basis. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with no component below 5.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules studied: Engineering business environment and energy studies; fundamentals of forensics and security (data/information security); critical perspectives in global management; elective module 1; research methods; low impact manufacturing; international strategic management, markets and resources; elective module 2; individual project; elective modules; Nano electronics; physics of semiconductor devices; physical and electrical measurement; nanomaterial�s and nano electronics; fabrication technology; mechanical engineering; electro mechanics; advanced thermo fluids and heat transfer; advanced solid mechanics; dynamics and control; mechatronics; mechatronics systems engineering; programming and software engineering; machine vision, robotics and flexible automation; microprocessor applications and digital signal processing; engineering design; rapid prototyping; cad and analysis; product development management; virtual prototyping; logistics (international route only); introduction to logistics; global logistics management; computer networks and e commerce systems; computer systems and networks; advanced networks; e commerce systems; sustainability; sustainable development; renewable energy; resource efficient design; green business; communications engineering; data networks; digital signal processing; multimedia communications; mobile wireless communications; electronics; control and instrumentation; embedded systems; electromagnetic compatibility; power electronics.

Assessment methods

Each module of the course is taught via lectures, tutorials, practical sessions and seminars. Teaching takes place in semesters of 15 weeks � the normal pattern will be 12 weeks of lectures and 3 weeks of revision examinations. Taught modules are assessed either by coursework or by examination, or both. Assessment of the individual project will consider the management of the project, the written report and the formal presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

Key information

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