The online Engineering Management programme at University of Leeds is both a gateway to the online Engineering Management MSc and an award in its own right. This Level 7 qualification, like our Masters degree has been designed by engineers, for engineers, to meet the needs of a growing management skills gap in the industry.
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Overview

The Postgraduate Certificate pathway provides a strong foundation for further development of your leadership-level expertise. You’ll study the first four modules of the Engineering Management Masters and exit with the Postgraduate Certificate award, or continue to complete the full Masters degree.

These core modules are designed to equip you with the skills and confidence needed for effective business planning, helping you develop as an industry leader. Our flagship module, Managing Major Engineering Projects gives you the practical business management knowledge you need to make strategic business decisions and impress your employer.

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 the Engineering Management programme at University of Leeds will be perfectly equipped to step into roles as industry leaders. You’ll benefit from our links with industry and private companies to build market-ready expertise, ready to apply the latest management thinking.

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

Accreditation

This award is accredited by the Chartered Management Institution (CMI) and is equivalent to a CMI Level 7 Certificate 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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Pass

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Pass on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants should hold a bachelor degree in engineering, physical sciences or a related engineering or technological discipline where relevant subject areas have been studied.
  • 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

We will also consider applications from non-graduates if they have adequate and relevant professional qualifications. We welcome enquiries and applications from professionally qualified and experienced candidates (with at least three years work experience in an engineering environment) who don’t meet the formal requirements.

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!

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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