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On this MSc Engineering Project Management (Learning at Work) course at the University of Portsmouth, you'll tailor your learning to suit your professional and personal development aspirations, and gain the skills required to further your engineering career, at a time when engineering skills are in high-demand – and many exciting, well-paid careers are available, both in the UK and overseas.

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Overview

Overview

Do you want to boost your career prospects by studying for an engineering project management Master's degree alongside your current job?

On this MSc Engineering Project Management Learning at Work Master's course, you'll tailor your learning to suit your professional and personal development aspirations, and gain the skills required to further your engineering career, at a time when engineering skills are in high-demand – and many exciting, well-paid careers are available, both in the UK and overseas.

Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position (such as a military role) or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications.

You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.

You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.

Course highlights

  • Choose modules and study topics that match your personal and professional goals, as well as your employer's objectives
  • Develop your ability to analyse problems, research and propose solutions, and make sound professional judgements when faced with the organisational, financial and management aspects of a business
  • Take part in work-based learning (WBL) projects that form part of your daily workload, which ensures that the knowledge you develop applies to your employer's business
  • Get an optional 1-day induction in Portsmouth at the start of the course and study on campus, if it suits you
  • Develop your learning plan with the University and your employer, so you can contribute effectively to your workplace as you learn
  • Have full access to our student support services and community, including study support, sports and recreation facilities, and the Students' Union
  • Tap in to our Library's electronic resources, which you can access from anywhere with a Web connection
  • Choose a Workplace Mentor to support your learning – someone at work who can offer advice, guidance, and moral support
  • Have support from an academic tutor specialising in your area of study and a University learning manager who oversees your programme
  • Use online tutorials and lectures to help you with study skills, including your analytical and writing skills

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to advance your career with your current employer and boost your long-term career prospects.

After the course, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Professional accreditations

Whilst this degree is not accredited, students who successfully complete this course might use their learning to gain professional registration. Students could gain Chartered Engineer status through the following professional engineering institutions:

  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST)
  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAes)
  • Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM)
  • Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM)
  • The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE)

If you're interested in achieving professional registration, please review the Engineering Council’s UK-SPEC for details about the academic and professional registration requirements.

Programme Structure

What you'll study on this MSc Engineering Project Management (Learning at Work) degree course

  • To get a Master's degree, you need to accumulate a total of 180 credits. If you leave the course before you accumulate 180 credits, you can get a Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) if you've accumulated 60 credits or a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) if you've accumulated 120 credits. You can get these credits in 3 ways:

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

January, September

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree or equivalent. Other qualifications such as HNDs and Foundation degrees, supported by several years of relevant post-qualification experience in responsible posts, may also be acceptable. Applicants are usually working at a professional level. If you do not hold a level 6 qualification you may be required to present evidence of your ability to study at level 6.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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