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Final validation pending*

If you’re a graduate engineer aspiring to a senior management role –this degree provides in-depth knowledge into the strategic management of businesses to compliment your technical skills. The programme is suitable for engineering graduates from all disciplines, including chemical, electrical, mechanical and medical engineering, as well as computer science.

In the complex, competitive world of technology driven industry, skilled engineers who understand the essential principles of business and law have a competitive edge in the career market. You’ll benefit from teaching from academic experts from the Business School, as well as the School of Engineering and Computer Science. Successful completion of this degree fulfils the education requirements to support registration as professional engineer at CEng level.

*What does final validation pending mean?

We regularly review our courses to make sure they continue to meet our academic standards. Any new courses or changes to courses go through a validation or re-validation process. ‘Final validation pending’ means that we intend to offer this programme, but it hasn’t received final University approval yet. Please call our Admissions Service on 01482 466100 for confirmation that the course is approved and will be running.

Study information

The programme will equip you with the tools and techniques to effectively manage teams, projects, departments and companies and will cover the following themes.

Strategic thinking

Develop an advanced understanding of key strategic issues involved in developing and implementing engineering projects and solutions. Learn to consider the implications of organisational structures, manpower, logistics, risk management, employment law and finance alongside technical feasibility during decision making. 

Lean thinking

Develop the ability to identify key factors that influence operational costs and delivery. Through the application of techniques such as Lean, identify opportunities for improving efficiencies and eliminating waste as a means of improving competitiveness and business efficiency.

Quality Management

Quality is one of the significant factors throughout engineering. Understanding measures, philosophies, cultures and improvement methods is critical to improving business performance. It is essential for executives to have a sound understanding of what is involved in quality improvements from a technical perspective.

Project planning

Understanding constraints and requirements of projects such as implementing a new production process or product development. The selection and use of appropriate project management techniques such as Agile, Prince2 and ITIL is a key factor in success. 

Supply Chain Management

Developing an awareness of relationships within the supply chain and implications of pricing and purchasing policies along with the logistical challenges related to the flow of raw materials and goods. 

* All modules are subject to availability.

Future prospects

Designed for engineering graduates from all disciplines – this MSc is especially suited to those aspiring to a senior management role. You’ll develop the desired skills to enter a career in business management in the engineering, technology or industrial sectors.

The University of Hull has strong direct links with industry, and is ideally situated in an area with a vibrant and growing industry, hosting major players in aerospace, chemical, engineering design, pharmaceutical, transport, marine and energy industries. This makes the city the ideal location to study engineering management. 

Visit the Engineering Management (MSc) page on the University of Hull website for more details!




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