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The MSc in Engineering Management is a one year full-time taught course aimed at ambitious graduate engineers who aspire to higher level management positions, especially of a technical nature. The course develops those areas of management that graduates require in their progression towards a management career but firmly anchored in a technical context.

The course benefits from the knowledge and expertise from our Engineering Education and Management Research Group.

It is intended to provide students with a good understanding of the techniques and issues in modern engineering management, with an emphasis on those skills that will be immediately required in first line management roles. It provides students with:
-A sound understanding of aspects of management relevant to the technical manager
-Opportunities to apply management thinking to real technology issues
-Develop management skills applicable to your employability prospects and career development
-Gain experience of exploiting technological opportunities within large firms or as an entrepreneurial activity

In addition to the ‘technical’ subjects covered within the modules, there is an emphasis on the development of generic or transferable skills within this programme, in particular creativity and innovation, capacity for analysis, problem formulation and solving, planning and time management, communications (written and oral), team working and interpersonal skills, research skills and activity management.

Why Choose Engineering Management at York?

-Our MSc is founded on our commitment to pro-active learning. Our lecturers provide a learning environment in which students develop the research and management skills as well as the technical knowledge necessary for employment in engineering management. We celebrate the qualities that our students bring to their studies in a learning community that values creativity and entrepreneurs.
-We were one of the UK pioneers in taught Masters in Engineering Management and we have over 5 years experience of the course, it is therefore a mature and stable course.
-The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
-Our teaching team, all of whom are interactive, focused on the student experience and with cracking experience, are mostly practicing management professionals or people who have had significant industrial experience at managerial level.
-A number of our Engineering Management alumni are now in senior positions in companies around the world (including Huawei, Nissan, Aditya Birla Group, PWC, Infosys, Lendlease (China), ABB Engineering (Shanghai) Ltd., India Builders (Chennai) Ltd, British American Tobacco (Netherlands) and Capvision).
-Since our foundation in 1963, the University of York has been a consistently high ranking University in the UK and is one of just six post-war universities to have appeared in the world top 100. We are currently ranked 103rd in the QS World University Rankings 2015, in 2010 we were the UK University of the Year.

Visit the Engineering Management - MSc page on the University of York website for more details!




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