Taught course

Engineering Leadership and Management

Swansea University · College of Engineering

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirements for the MSc Engineering Leadership and Management are a first or second class honours degree in Engineering, or a relevant science discipline. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in each element) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

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It is a well-known fact that engineers and technical graduates have the potential to reach the very pinnacle of management and leadership within business and industry. This programme, through consultation with business and industry (both large and small), is set to establish the key graduate skills and attributes required to succeed in a management and/or leadership role in the engineering sector.

The content of this multidisciplinary course will be very much informed by industry. Key modules will deliver a broad introduction to management, alongside detailed engineering specific modules on:

· Foundations of Management

· Strategy

· Leadership

· Project Management

· Operations Management

· Assets Management

· Compliance

· Environmental Analysis

· Enterprise, Innovation and Intellectual Property

· Smart Manufacturing

· Virtual Systems

· Project/Dissertation

The programme will incorporate traditional classroom teaching, online learning, interactive workshops and seminars. Multidisciplinary group work will be a key component of the course, along with industry-focused projects. All of the modules will be delivered on an “intense” basis, i.e. in isolation over 2-week periods.

Accreditation will be sought with key Engineering and other relevant professional bodies.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

Open to engineering and other STEM graduates, with a minimum of BEng/BSc 2.2 (or equivalent). English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with minimum of 5.5 in each element) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Engineering
+44 (0)1792 295514