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Engineering Management

University of Leeds

M.Sc. Online
24 months
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The online Masters in Engineering Management offered by the University of Leeds equips you with the leadership skills you’ll need to progress into management level roles and become an effective industry leader.

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The online Masters in Engineering Management at the University of Leeds has been designed by engineers, for engineers. The course is much more than a generic MBA, as it aims to meet the needs of a changing engineering environment and is designed to bridge the management skills gap in the industry.

Why study this Masters in Engineering Management?

The Masters degree in Engineering Management includes specialist modules like Business Strategy for Engineers, Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, and Decision Making for Engineering Managers, which have been aligned with market needs to help you develop skills that are in high demand. 

There has never been a more important time for businesses to have technically competent managers, and our specialised curriculum brings a modern, technology-focused perspective to tried and tested management strategies. 

The modules provided by this Engineering Management degree will help you use your knowledge to influence company strategy, initiate innovation in unexplored areas and impress employers. Learn how to help companies evaluate the risks and opportunities associated with new technologies, management techniques and market approaches.

Optimize the performance of your teams and improve supply chains to increase quality and speed up production.

Career opportunities

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences maintains long-standing industry links with partners both in the UK and overseas. Through these partnerships, the Faculty has identified demand within the global employment market for engineers with advanced management skills.

Graduates from this Engineering Management Masters will be perfectly equipped to step into key roles as industry leaders. You’ll benefit from our links with industry and private companies to build market-ready expertise that can be applied to the latest management thinking.

Alumni of our engineering schools have gone on to positions with companies such as: Arup, KPMG, Laing O’Rourke, TATA Steel, BP, Rolls-Royce and AECOM.


This award is accredited by the Chartered Management Institution (CMI) and is equivalent to a CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Innovation, Design and Creative Engineering
  • Business Strategy for Engineers 
  • Enterprise and Business Planning 
  • Managing Major Engineering Projects 
  • Continuous Improvement in Engineering Supply Chains 
  • Decision Making for Engineering Managers 
  • Emerging and Dispruptive Technologies 
  • People and Organisational Performance in Engineering


You’ll be taught by experienced online learning tutors, drawing on expertise from our Faculty of Engineering.

Each week, you’ll have live face-to-face time with your module tutors in a mixture of structured and open-ended learning sessions. 

Our faculty team are engaged with industry, private companies and public research bodies, so that the skills you learn are the skills employers need.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 (hons) bachelor degree in engineering, physical sciences or a related engineering or technological discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied.
  • Where necessary, students will be expected to improve their English further during the course by making use of the online English tuition support that we provide.
  • GCSE English Language entry requirements
  • All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification.

Work experience

If your degree is in an unrelated engineering discipline or in a managerial or economic discipline, we’ll consider your application if you have at least three years of relevant work experience in an engineering environment. Exceptionally, we will also consider applications from professionally qualified and experienced candidates who don’t meet the formal requirements.


UK and EU students may be able to apply for a UK government-backed loan of up to £10,609 and there may be specific terms and conditions for online courses. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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