University of Derby

Professional Engineering (online study)

Developed with the Engineering Council as part of the Engineering Gateway programme, this MSc Professional Engineering online degree is a highly flexible, part-time, work-based learning route to obtaining Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. It is recognised by a wide range of engineering institutes such as ICE (Institute of Civil Engineers), IMECHE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers) and IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) through the Engineering Council.

Course modules

Certificate modules: applied research methods in engineering; negotiated advanced technical module; negotiated module (environmental and ethical responsibility). Diploma modules: continuous professional development and strategic management; negotiated module (commercial and technical leadership); negotiated module (innovation in technology); negotiated module (solving engineering problems). Master's modules: independent scholarship (technology).

Assessment methods

This course with the Engineering Council as part of the Engineering Gateways programme will help students to gain Chartered Engineer (CEng) status if they are working in the engineering profession. It is a work based route to the academic qualification and professional development that students need to demonstrate for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Students will be able to acquire professional competencies and an MSc without taking time off work. Because the course is flexible, it can be adapted to almost any work situation, engineering industry, or location.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2017 GBP 8,100 per (Whole course) 3 Years
MSc On-line study January 2018 GBP 8,100 per (Whole course) 3 Years
MSc On-line study May 2018 GBP 8,100 per (Whole course) 3 Years

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