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Engineering Management - MSc


Course Description

The Engineering Management MSc provides knowledge and understanding of the principles underlying the strategic management of businesses. The course enables the student to use the techniques required for the analysis of strategic business issues.

The programme requires the student to undertake 11 taught modules and to complete a major project of approximately 15,000 words. Each taught module involves 22 teaching hours, which may include tutorials, case studies, and guest lectures. The course will run from October to September with examination weeks in December and March/April. The project occupies the final six months.

Modules
-EM4001 Strategic Finance
-EM4002 Strategic Management
-EM4003 Project Management
-EM4005 Management of Change
-EM4006 Product Introduction Process
-EM4007 Lean & Agile Manufacture
-EM4012 Human Resource Management
-EM4019 Research Methods
-EM4022 Corporate Social Responsibility
-EM4023 Management in Engineering Enterprises
-EM4020 Major Project

Learning, Teaching & Assessment

Assessment methods are designed to meet the particular requirements of each module. These methods vary from 100% examination to 100% continuous assessment. Currently the balance for the taught element of the Programme is approximately 65% examination and 35% continuous assessment. The major project accounts for 60 of the 180 credits required for successful completion of the degree.

Career Opportunities

This programme is suitable for candidates seeking a career in the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors, particularly those who aspire to a senior management role.

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

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Postgraduate International Scholarship Scheme - 8 Awards

The School of Engineering and Applied Science is pleased to announce our 2010/11 Postgraduate Masters International Scholarship Scheme, available to self-funded international students entering full-time MSc programmes in September 2010. We are awarding 8 scholarships of £5,000 each to help with the cost of tuition fees, applicable to any of the following MSc programmes: Data Communication Networks
Engineering Management
Industrial Enterprise Management
IT Project Management
Mechanical Engineering (Modelling)
Product Design Enterprise
Product Design Innovation
Supply Chain Management
Telecommunications Technology These regional-based scholarships are available to students from the following areas:Africa
East Asia
South Asia
South East Asia
Middle East, Gulf States and North Africa
Russia and Central Asia
Other non-EU countries

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5000

Eligibility

The scholarships are available for international students who are self-funded. They are merit-based and to be eligible an applicant should have or expect to achieve a first class Honours degree or equivalent, hold the required English Language qualification, and be able to demonstrate the potential for outstanding achievement.

Application Procedure

A separate application is not necessary, the MSc Admissions Officer will select eligible applicants. To be eligible, applicants must hold either a Conditional or Unconditional offer for one of the listed MSc programmes for the School of Engineering & Applied Science by 5pm on Friday 16 July 2010.
The Panel may confirm awards for some outstanding applicants before the final closing date.
The School of Engineering & Applied Science Scholarship Panel will make their final decision by 6 August 2010. Successful applicants will be informed shortly afterwards.
Decisions of the School of Engineering & Applied Science Scholarship Panel are final.

Further Information

http://www1.aston.ac.uk/eas/postgraduate/fees-and-scholarships/international-scholarship/



Entry Requirements

A minimum of a good UK Honours Degree. Two years experience in an appropriate engineering post is an advantage. Qualifications from outside the UK will also be considered: the course administration office will advise as to whether these qualifications are the equivalent of the level of Honours degree required. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification

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