Taught course

Engineering Project Management

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

Please see the Manchester Met website for information on entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content


The combination of digital and physical technologies that is driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is changing our world. Our MSc Engineering Project Management offers the opportunity to develop management skills to implement technical strategies in projects across the engineering sector.

This course explores specialist challenges to the key objectives of innovation and sustainability in the delivery of new engineering systems, products, enterprises, and services for Industry 4.0.

Throughout this course, you’ll develop specialist skills for the management of multidisciplinary projects along with techniques to manage the operational and developmental phases of product and system life cycles.

Our teaching staff come from a range of professional backgrounds with active networks in various sectors, from manufacturing engineering and environmental industries, to railways and built environment. Together, this multidisciplinary group will help you to become a rounded professional, ready to apply for engineering management roles in organisations globally.

Siemens Connected Curriculum

At Manchester Metropolitan University, our engineering courses are industry-driven and closely aligned with Siemens Connected Curriculum. This means our students can get involved in projects led by Siemens and gain exposure to modern industry software to equip them with the skills to hit the ground running in their careers. Together, we aim to ensure that the next generation of engineers can use technology to help solve the global challenges we face today.

Watch a video about the Siemens Connected Curriculum to learn more about the opportunities available to MSc students.

Optional industry placement year

Put theory into practice with an industry placement, boosting your career prospects and gaining specialist expertise and transferrable professional skills.

Career prospects

Graduates with a mix of theoretical and practical engineering skills and a good grasp of modern management techniques are in high demand across the industry.

We’ve developed this course aligned with APM and PMI Body of Knowledge to meet the requirements of international industry and professional project management institutes. As such, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running in a variety of project management roles within engineering and the wider sphere of Industry 4.0.

Some of our graduates have gone to work in a variety of industries from leading global technology companies to sustainable construction consultancy, and global healthcare facilities management to digital transformation services. We have supported them to secure roles such as assistant project planner, project manager, building services engineer, net zero assessor, and site engineer, to name a few.

Careers support is available from the moment you join us, and for up to three years after you finish your course. Dedicated careers and employability advisors in the Department of Engineering and the University Careers Service will help you find the role that’s right for you.

Fees and funding

Please see the Manchester Met website for information on fees.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969