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Engineers and technical graduates have the potential to reach the pinnacle of management and leadership.

Through external consultation with business and industry, this MSc in Engineering Leadership and Management has been designed to equip you with the vital graduate skills needed to succeed in an engineering management or leadership role.

The Engineering Leadership and Management programme has been developed jointly by the School of Management and the College of Engineering. Students on the programme will benefit from being taught by both Management and Engineering academics, and will be able to take advantage of the facilities within both faculties.

Why Engineering Leadership and Management at Swansea?

As a student on the Master’s course in Engineering and Leadership Management, you will gain and build upon the key skills and knowledge required for a management and/or leadership role in the engineering sector.

Your Engineering Leadership and Management experience

Over this year-long Engineering Leadership and Management course you will develop the critical skills and knowledge required for a position in management or leadership role within the engineering sector.

Informed by the modern needs of industry, this multidisciplinary course contains key modules that deliver a broad introduction to management, alongside more detailed and engineering-specific subjects.

Traditional classroom teaching is combined with online learning, interactive workshops and seminars. Group work is a key component together with industry-focused projects. All modules are delivered on an “intense” basis, over isolated periods of two weeks.

Your studies will be nourished by an international community of over 500 postgraduate students and 120 research staff at the College of Engineering.

Further study support comes in the form of 24 hour access to our on-site library, advanced laboratories, a year-round programme of guest lectures, and dedicated postgraduate work rooms.

Engineering Leadership and Management employment opportunities

Graduates of the Engineering Leadership and Management MSc at Swansea are strongly positioned for rewarding management opportunities in Engineering and also other sectors.

Engineering Leadership and Management modules

This one-year Engineering Leadership and Management course consists of 10-credit compulsory modules on subjects including strategy, smart manufacturing and project management, a 20-credit module on the foundations of management, and a 60-credit leadership and management project module.

Modules on the Engineering Leadership and Management course may include:

  • MSc Engineering Leadership and Management Project
  • Appropriate Technologies
  • Circular Economy and Sustainable Engineering
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Virtual Systems
  • Strategy
  • Leadership and Complexity Management
  • Risk and Project Planning
  • Project Management
  • Operations Management (Engineering Leadership and Management)
  • Asset Management
  • Foundations of Management
  • Enterprise, Innovation and Intellectual Property

How you're taught on the Engineering Leadership and Management course

The Engineering Leadership and Management 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 Engineering Leadership and Management modules will be delivered on an “intense” basis, i.e. in isolation over 2-week periods.

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