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Engineering Management

University of Leeds

Postgraduate Certificate Online
8 months
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The online Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering Management at the University of Leeds is both a stepping stone 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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The Postgraduate Certificate pathway course offered by the University of Leeds provides a strong foundation for further development of your leadership-level expertise. While taking this course, you’ll study the first four modules of our Masters in Engineering Management and exit with the Postgraduate Certificate award, or continue to complete the full Masters degree.

Why study this Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering Management?

The Postgraduate Certificate studies include core modules designed to equip you with the skills and confidence needed for effective business planning, helping you effectively develop as an industry leader. Develop your strategic long-term thinking and facilitate innovation within the restrictions of your target markets and company resources.

The 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 which we help develop through our curriculum.

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering Management at  the University of Leeds 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 the 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 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 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 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.

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

  • 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.


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.

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