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Engineering Project Management MSc

Engineering Project Management MSc

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Project Management (Business / Industry) Engineering Management

Course type


Course Summary


In today's rapidly evolving competitive environment, project management has developed from a specialist activity into a major process for managing change, innovation and securing commercial success.

Managers and engineers at every organisational level need an in-depth understanding of the concepts, techniques and tools required to manage multidisciplinary teams and project life cycles for new product development.

This accredited course is designed for graduates and professionals who have already acquired expertise in their field of engineering, and now wish to develop engineering project management skills in order to provide strong leadership and contribute to successful project deliveries. It has been specifically developed with feedback from our industry partners, including SAIC Motor Limited, formerly MG Rovers, which also sends senior project management experts to share their experiences through guest lectures.

This course is accredited and recognised by the following bodies: The MSc in Engineering Project Management is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM) until March 2020, having fulfilled the requirements stipulated by APM. This means students on this course will be studying a Course accredited by the UK’s leading project management professional body.

As part of this course you will undertake a professional development which is currently accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Course information

This course responds to the ongoing trend for project-based work within engineering organisations and the fact that projects are becoming extensively and increasingly technically complex.

It is designed to prepare you to manage and lead organisational change through projects and become effective change agents. We take a high level, critical and evaluative view of project management, providing you with an understanding of planning, monitoring and controlling techniques required to deliver a very successful project.

Career prospects

This course has gone through the rigorous processes of validation by our industrial partners and accreditation by APM, which demonstrates both the quality of the programme and the fact that it is recognised in the industry.

As a successful graduate, you would be better prepared for the strategic management of projects. You will also gain skills that can be applied to various managerial tasks required in any organisation, such as team working, leadership, critical thinking/ problem solving, risk management, communication, change management, etc.


Project Management
Advanced Experiential Project Management
Engineering Project Management Frameworks (with PRINCE2)
Management of Quality
Change Management
Contract Management
Work placement (Part Three)
Global Professional Development - Consultancy
Research Methods and Project Proposal
Masters Dissertation/Industry based Masters Dissertation
Work placement (Part One)
Work placement (Part Two)
Strategic International Project Management

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Entry requirements

To enrol on this course you should have a first or second class honours degree in an engineering or engineering-related discipline. Any other degree will be considered on case-by-case basis.

University information

Coventry University is famed for its top-class student support facilities, including the Jaguar Centre, which was designed specifically to support postgraduate students. Postgraduate courses are offered in an array of subjects like Creative Writing, Social Work, Financial Management, Aerospace Engineering and Psychology. You can gain a postgraduate qualification through teaching, online learning or research. Options include: Certificate...more

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