Postgraduate Certificate Online

Engineering Management

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 the growing management skills gap in the industry.


The Postgraduate Certificate pathway provides a strong foundation for further development of your leadership expertise. While taking this course, you’ll study three compulsory modules and one optional module of our Engineering Management MSc 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 includes core modules to equip you with the skills and confidence needed for effective business planning, developing you as an industry leader. 

Career opportunities

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences maintains long-standing industry links with partners both in the UK and overseas. 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 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules :

·       Innovation, Design and Creative Engineering

·       Business Strategy for Engineers

·       Enterprise and Business Planning

Optional modules (selection of typical options shown below):

·       Managing Major Engineering Projects

·       Continuous Improvement in Engineering Supply Chains

·       Decision Making for Engineering Managers

·       Emerging and Disruptive Technologies

·       People and Organisational Performance in Engineering

·       Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility

Check out the full curriculum on the official programme website

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 8 months

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Academic requirements

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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.
  • ELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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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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