University of Portsmouth - MSc Engineering Management

University of Portsmouth

MSc Engineering Management

As the engineering industry changes, the need for managers with industry specific skills and experience grows. Prepare to lead others in the workplace and successfully manage engineering projects and processes. 

Whether you want to prepare for a new role in engineering management or build on your existing engineering and management experience, this MSc Engineering Management Master's degree in London will help you get started.

You'll study topics across management and engineering, and develop your communication skills to improve relationships between engineers and managers. You'll explore supply chains and strategic management, alongside and engineering subjects such as renewable energy use and system ability.

By learning from lecturers with industry experience and using case studies to inform your work, you'll graduate knowing that your subject knowledge is practical and applicable in the real world.

During your final project you can explore an engineering challenge that matters to you, so you'll graduate prepared for your career in engineering design, product systems or management.

Entry Requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications


  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Career Prospects

This MSc Engineering Management Master's degree equips graduates with the necessary management and engineering skills to excel in various engineering roles, including project management, quality assurance, and production. The degree builds a professional network through connections with students, lecturers, and professionals, preparing graduates for future engineering management careers. The final project explores a professional aspect of engineering management, a topic that can be directly linked to future work. Graduates can pursue roles such as business operations specialist, project manager, production engineer, creative director, quality assurance engineer, and production engineer. Graduates from similar courses have also set up successful businesses with the University's support.

Course Details

The Master's degree program is designed to accommodate students with various responsibilities, including work and family responsibilities. The program offers a 12-month full-time study starting in September and 16 months starting in January. The course structure includes 9 hours of teaching time per week and 30 hours of independent study per week, with the last 3 months dedicated to a research project. The Master's study is more specialized than an undergraduate degree, allowing students to focus on a specific topic and work closely with academics dedicated to the subject. The majority of teaching time will be in-person and face-to-face. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, laboratory sessions, and tutorials. Assessments include project work, written coursework, and exams. Students can test their skills and knowledge informally before exams, and receive feedback on practice and formal assessments to improve in the future.

Course Modules

Core Modules
Information Technology and Strategic Management – 20 credits
Manufacturing System Design – 20 credits
Operations and Quality Management – 20 credits
Renewable Energy Management – 20 credits
Strategies for Resource and Environmental Management – 20 credits
Supply Chain Management – 20 credits
Optional Modules
Individual Project (MSc) – 60 credits
Research Portfolio – 60 credits

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