12 months
24000 GBP/year
10800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This flexible and unique MSc in Engineering and Education at University College London (UCL) is designed for engineers, teachers of engineering and engineering policy makers.


It aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to lead change, lead teams, enhance the performance of engineers in industry, improve the quality of engineering education in universities, and influence engineering education policy. 

The Engineering and Education programme from University College London (UCL) focuses on how to develop innovative strategies to improve engineering education.

The degree will provide you with a mix of theoretical and practical ideas and frameworks to creatively re-design and deliver all aspects of engineering education. A focus on leadership and the development of professional skills is emphasised throughout, with inputs from industry experts, UCL researchers and policy stakeholders.

Teaching and learning

The programme combines innovative classroom teaching methods with unique group-based and scenario-based learning, enabling students to dynamically engage with current engineering education challenges. 

Group work and scenarios are designed to help students consolidate knowledge, develop essential practical skills and their understanding of principles, and share knowledge and experience to enhance their employability. 


The MSc has been designed to help students to upgrade their theoretical and practical capabilities to lead change, lead teams and enhance the performance of engineers in industry, enhance the quality of engineering education in universities and influence engineering education policy. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Engineering and Education: Practice, Innovation and Leadership
  • Engineering Learning and Teaching: Perspectives and Issues
  • Professionalism and Expertise: theories and perspectives
  • Professional Enquiry
  • Learning and working in international contexts and organisations
  • Science, Technology and Engineering Advice in Practice
  • Communicating Science for Policy
  • Energy, Technology and Climate Policy
  • Energy Systems and Sustainability
  • Introduction to Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £5,400
  • International: £12,000

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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