The Engineering Project Management course from The University of Manchester also stresses the processes that are used to produce, process and service engineering-based innovation projects from idea through relevant analyses to launch, relate innovation to improvements in products, processes and competitive advantage and explain how intellectual property is protected and exploited.
This MSc is one of four MSc courses within the Management of Projects Group of Programmes. The other MSc courses are: Management of Projects, Commercial Project Management and Construction Project Management.
The School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering has a long history of delivering project management related masters courses and the staff who deliver the programme are drawn for a wide variety of backgrounds and industrial experience.
Teaching and learning
In addition, the Innovation Management unit is programme specific unit where students will be required to collaborate in a project team to interpret information, make decisions, solve problems and overcome difficulties associated with teamwork and communication when managing an innovation project. Students must also select three option units and carry out an Engineering Project Management based dissertation.
Assessment of the taught part of the programme is via a combination of formal written examinations and coursework assignments, which will include group work and oral presentations. Some assessment is based on online material provided by the Association for Project Management (APM) and PRINCE2 (a process-based method for effective project management).
The MSc Engineering Project Management Programme acquaints students with the basic processes of project management but focuses more specifically on the application of these in an engineering and innovation context. Practical skills in engineering-based innovation projects and protection and exploitation of intellectual property are developed. Successful graduates of this programme find employment in a wide range of organisations such as High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, Nissan Technical Center South East Asia, Worley Parsons India, Saudi Aramco.
- Project Planning and Control
- Project Management Research Methods
- Management of Projects
- Innovation Management
- MoP Dissertation
- Environmental Assessment
- Project Finance for Infrastructure Projects
- Conflict Management & Dispute Resolution
- Contract Management
- 12 months
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DisciplinesProject Management Engineering Management View 283 other Masters in Project Management in United Kingdom
- The minimum academic entry requirement for this Master's course is an Upper Second Class (2:1) UK honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject, such as the built environment, relevant engineering, science or management disciplines.
International28000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
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