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Engineering Management MRes

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Engineering Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed to support you to gain the theoretical knowledge needed to solve technological problems by applying analytical techniques, along with the project, financial, and personnel management skills and understanding required for commercial success in the engineering sector. Our expert staff will guide you as you develop effective project planning and management skills, gain postgraduate research and problem solving skills, and learn when to seek advice from subject experts and senior colleagues. We’ll cover integrated management systems and techniques for quality, sustainability, lean and innovation. You’ll also explore the essential elements of business management, including leadership, human resource management and marketing, and develop essential skills such as communication and time management. The course is designed to meet professional institution standards in the UK and to support you to achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.

Course Highlights: This MRes in Engineering Management expertly combines study in our vibrant higher education environment with practical and focused work-based learning and experience; The course is designed to meet professional institution standards in the UK, and supports your achievement of Chartered Engineer (CEng) status; Face-to-face sessions and one-to-one support is offered by our dedicated staff team who offer a wide range of professional experience, industry knowledge, technical expertise and academic credentials; You’ll have the option to gain an industry-recognised project management qualification, assessed by an external provider. The details and costs of this qualification are in development and details will be available prior to your enrolment on the course.

Key Features: We’ll expect you to undertake two work placements and an industry-based project. Our experienced team will work to find suitable placements to ensure you are supported to achieve the learning outcomes for the MRes; Course materials are available online, allowing you to prepare work at home and make the most of the highly interactive in-class tuition; Our approach to teaching and learning is ‘student-centred’, so we’ll work with you on an individual basis, providing tailored help and support throughout your studies; By studying alongside students and professionals from other engineering specialisms or alternative industrial sectors, you can benefit from a wider range of knowledge and experience that supports cross-disciplinary thinking. The University of Bolton’s MRes Engineering Management uses UK-SPEC learning outcomes and is designed to meet the academic requirements leading to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert.

Different course options

Full time | University of Bolton | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have at least a Lower Second Class Honours degree (2.2) in an engineering-related subject, and appropriate work experience. Their application will also be considered if they have alternative equivalent qualifications with extensive relevant work experience.

University information

The University of Bolton dates back to 1825 and has a long and distinguished history of providing quality education. Situated on a modern campus in the centre of Bolton, the University is home to 11,000 students who are very happy with their experience, proved by their number one ranking for student satisfaction in Greater Manchester in the Complete University Guide 2019. The university is split into nine faculties: Bolton School of...more