Taught course

Engineering with Management

Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

At least a second-class UK Honours degree in engineering or science is usually required. EU/international equivalents or equivalent usually professional qualifications, or unclassified degrees in engineering or science with relevant professional experience are also accepted. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered on merit.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business issues. You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. The flexible nature of the course means you can choose any advanced engineering units. The business units cover the key components of business management and give engineers valuable knowledge and insights into how people and organisations behave, an understanding of financial issues facing business and know-how to improve your management skills. You will carry out a research project which can be academic or industry-based.

Core units

  • Management Practice
  • Masters Research Project

Option units

  • Engineering Structural Integrity
  • Power, Renewables and Sustainability
  • Sensing and Imaging
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Energy Distribution and Management
  • Applied Digital Signal Processing
  • Bioengineering

You will be assessed through a combination of written reports, oral presentations, practical assignments and written examinations. There is a dual start date of September (main intake) and January available for this course.

Career prospects
Engineers with a strong grasp of modern management techniques and tools are in demand by industry. They can work high up in the operational level of a company to implement lean and high value engineering techniques. The industries you will be able to enter are wide-ranging and include production, process, transport and power. You will also be well-placed to pursue further study such as PhD or an Engineering Doctorate. This course is certified by EUR-ACE® European quality label.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time UK/EU £6,930. Part-time UK/EU £1,155 per 30 credit unit. MSc = 180 credits.
International students
Non-EU international £13,300.

This MSc programme is eligible for a PEP fee scholarship for September 2014 entry. For more information, visit http://www.sci-eng.mmu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-courses/pep/

Please check the latest Postgraduate prospectus for information on the tuition fees for each course. For further information on potential sources of funding for postgraduate students, visit www.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6249