Engineering Project Management - MSc (Eng)


University of Leeds    School of Civil Engineering

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Business & Management (5) Engineering (12)

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Embark on a transformative journey with our MSc in Engineering Project Management at the University of Leeds. Tailored for aspiring project management specialists, this programme equips you with a comprehensive understanding of project management tools and techniques essential for success in any industry. Delve into the intricacies of project inception, feasibility, engineering, procurement, and implementation, guided by experts with extensive industry experience. The course structure covers a range of vital subjects, including project sustainability, risk management, and Whole Life Asset Management, ensuring you graduate with a well-rounded skill set highly coveted by global corporations. Entry requirements include a 2:1 bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field, with consideration for experienced professionals. Benefit from access to cutting-edge facilities, high-performance computing, and industry-relevant software, enhancing your learning experience. Elevate your career prospects and join our esteemed alumni working with renowned companies worldwide. Embrace the opportunity to master industry best practices and advance your project management career with us.

About the course

Our MSc in Engineering Project Management will help you develop a complete and in-depth understanding of project management tools and techniques. You'll gain the specialist knowledge you need to contribute to and manage projects in any industry and build an extensive set of professional skills sought after in the project management profession.

Engineering spans many industries across different sectors, and the career opportunities are vast. However, the success of any engineering project does not only rely on technical skills: it needs project management specialists with competency in areas like strategy and finance to ensure projects meet the brief’s requirements.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in civil engineering or a related construction management/engineering management subject.

Applications from professionally qualified and experienced candidates will also be considered. A bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) will be considered for candidates with at least three years’ relevant project management experience.

Due to the competitive nature of this course, the Admissions team may take a variety of factors into account when assessing applications.


Fees

UK: £13,750 (Total)
International: £31,000 (Total)

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Mahdi Mousa

I chose to study a masters at the University of Leeds as it is a Russell Group university which means that it is among the leading 24 universities in the UK that are committed to the highest educational standards and have a sound reputation within both the public and private sectors. Thus, obtaining a masters degree from the University of Leeds will result in both tangible and intangible benefits for degrees’ holders wherever they go.

The best aspect of studying this course was that the structure of the engineering project management program caught my attention from the first moment. As presented on the website, and validated later on through lectures and assignments, it is focused, relevant and comprehensive, and equips the students with the tools and techniques required to succeed not only in their careers but also in their personal lives. The eight modules are efficiently distributed throughout the academic year so that students, with proper planning and time management, can easily meet their academic obligations and fulfill their personal interests. If I have to describe the program in few words then I will say it is the program that helps the individual to learn and apply logical, analytical, critical, strategic and creative thinking in addressing different contemporary problems in order to come up with optimum solutions. Although it is true that concepts such as project planning, value management and risk management are taught in the context of engineering projects management, I noticed that they are of a great value in both micro and macro levels. One example is related to the value management module in which we studied that the value of anything increases as its functions increase or the required resources decrease. This simple, but important, concept stimulated my thinking to maximize the value of several items in my house by using them for different purposes. Another example is related to risk management module in which we studied how to identify and assess relevant risks in order to make better decisions which is a skill that could be used on the level of operation, project, corporate and even country.

Scholarships

These competitive scholarships are awarded in the form of a 25% tuition fee reduction to international candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. There are limited scholarships available.

Eligible courses:

Engineering Project Management MSc (Eng)

Environmental Engineering and Project Management MSc (Eng)

Geotechnical Engineering MSc (Eng)

International Construction Management and Engineering MSc (Eng)

Railway Engineering with Project Management MSc (Eng)

Structural Engineering MSc (Eng)

Transport Infrastructure: Design and Construction MSc (Eng)

Eligibility criteria:

To be considered for the scholarship you must:

be classified as an International student for tuition fee purposes

have applied for 2023/2024 entry for a Masters programme included in the eligible courses section

be a self-funding student

demonstrate an excellent academic track record, and be predicted to achieve or have achieved a Bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons), based on the criteria used by the School for offer purposes, or equivalent

show excellent professional and personal skills evidenced through work experience and/or extracurricular activities

demonstrate the potential to contribute to the social and cultural diversity of our Masters programmes and student community.

Value of Scholarship(s)

25% tuition fee reduction.

Eligibility

International applicants to the below specified School of Civil Engineering courses only.

Application Procedure

Apply now by completing the online form. Please note that you will require your University of Leeds Application ID to proceed.


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