Taught course

Engineering and Management (Learning at Work)

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Engineering
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Qualifications or experience
  • A degree or equivalent. Other qualifications such as HNDs and Foundation degrees, supported by several years of relevant post-qualification experience in responsible posts, may also be acceptable. Applicants are usually working at a professional level. Applicants to the MSc Occupational Health and Safety Management and the MSc Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management should have appropriate experience and proven aptitude in health and safety, a certificated professional/vocational qualification or an undergraduate degree or equivalent. If you do not hold a level 6 qualification you may be required to present evidence of your ability to study at level 6.
English language requirements
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

Overview

Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for a Master's degree alongside your current job?

On this MSc Engineering and Learning at Work Master's course, you'll enhance your key engineering and management competencies, and gain the the knowledge, skills and confidence required to solve complex engineering issues in the workplace.

And whether you're already working in a civilian engineering environment – or about to make the move from a military engineering position – you'll develop the leadership skills needed to take on senior or managerial engineering roles in the industry.

Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position (such as a military role) or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications.

You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.

You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.

While this degree is not accredited, students who successfully complete the course could potentially gain Chartered Engineer (CEng) status through the following professional engineering institutions:

  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)
  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAes)
  • Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM)
  • Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM)
  • The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)
What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
  • Choose modules and study topics that match your personal and professional goals, as well as your employer's objectives
  • Develop your ability to analyse problems, research and propose solutions, and make sound professional judgements when faced with the organisational, financial and management aspects of a business
  • Take part in work-based learning (WBL) projects that form part of your daily workload, which ensure that the knowledge you develop is relevant to your employer's business
  • Get an optional 1-day induction in Portsmouth at the start of the course and have the opportunity to study on campus, if it suits you
  • Develop your learning plan with the University and your employer, so you can make an effective contribution to your workplace as you learn
  • Have full access to our student support services and community including study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students' Union
  • Tap in to our Library's electronic resources, which you can access from anywhere with a Web connection
  • Choose a Workplace Partner to support your learning – someone at work who can offer advice, guidance, and moral support
  • Have support from an academic tutor specialising in your area of study and a University learning manager who oversees your programme
  • Use online tutorials and lectures to help you with study skills, including your analytical and writing skills

Fees and funding

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    flexible
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
The learning at work team
Email
learningatwork@port.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 9284 6260