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Engineering Management MSc

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Full time | Queen's Park Campus | 1 year | OCT-22

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Engineering Management Management Services

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc in Engineering Management aims to enhance knowledge and skills in project and supply chain management including broader business management aspects.

Course overview

Our MSc is designed to reflect the expectation that candidates joining the award will have some suitable technical education, knowledge and/or expertise.

Teaching methods

Learning and teaching includes lectures, seminars, discussions, presentations, tutorials, analysis of live case studies, and use of video. Learning opportunities such as these should enable you to apply elements of your academic learning to a real-life context.


For each 20-credit module, you will undertake two pieces of assessment. The Management Research Project will be in the region of 12,000-14,000 words. We use a diverse diet of assessment, including presentation, exams, essays, reports, and portfolios, throughout the course.

Job prospects

The course is aimed at those who are looking to pursue a career in management in the engineering sector - i.e., those with a more technical background seeking management posts or for project managers who would benefit from a broader range of skills.


This module covers the following topics: Organisational behaviour/culture, structure and design; The role of Human Resource Management in the workplace; Employee relations and employment dynamics; Performance Management and managing poor performance; Individual personality, communication and motivation; The role of the manager, leadership theories, styles and approaches; Groups and teams in the organisation - group formation, team working; Strategies for employee engagement, retention and high performance working (HPW); Employee development methodologies; Coaching and mentoring as a management approach

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Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for students is the possession of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent, as a minimum. Applicants with non-standard qualifications will be considered for entry onto the course. Each application will be considered on its own merit.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more

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