Master of Science Engineering Management

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This programme aims to make you a strategic leader in engineering management. Designed for ambitious technical professionals, recent graduates, and seasoned experts alike, this MSc Engineering Management, by University of East London (UEL), equips you with the skills to blend engineering's technical and problem-solving abilities with the administrative planning of business management.

This programme can be your ideal pathway to career development or preparing for academic research in this field.

Enhance your career and become a strategic leader in engineering management.

Master of Science Engineering Management

Key Facts

  • Duration: 12 months (full-time), 12 months (part-time)
  • Intake date: Start in February, July or October
  • Delivery Mode:
    • Live Online 
    • On campus 
  • Fees: SGD $18,203.00 (Local students) / SGD $25,070 (International students) (both part-time and full-time) (Prices inclusive of GST)

The University of East London (UEL) is a public university in London, United Kingdom. Established in 1898, UEL focuses on preparing students for successful careers. Their programmes equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic job market.

UEL boasts a distinguished history with notable faculty and alumni across various fields.

Engineering Management is aimed at ambitious technical professionals who aspire to a senior role involving technical, management and strategic decision-making responsibilities. The course, with optional placement year, is also ideal for recent graduates or apprentices willing to move into engineering management. It is also for experienced/ established professionals who wish to transform into management and extending their knowledge beyond their specific technical field into management and business. MSc Engineering Management is designed specifically to allow learners to update, extend and deepen their knowledge in engineering and management, to enhance their career opportunities in industry, or as a preparation for further academic research.

Specifically, the course aims to:

• Produce post-graduates who can apply fundamental principles and techniques to produce creative solutions.
• Produce post-graduates who can evaluate theoretical frameworks and models and select appropriate techniques and tools for analysis of complex management systems.
• Produce post-graduates who can competently evaluate and apply a range of research techniques using both primary and secondary sources to successfully undertake a research or investigative project in the Engineering Management subject discipline.
• Enhance your academic, personal and professional development and foster your abilities to be self-evaluative, a reflective practitioner and life-long learner.
• Develop the application of professional and ethical principles, standards and practices in the Engineering Management subject discipline.
• Develop a critical awareness of and the ability to evaluate current issues in the Engineering Management subject discipline in order to foster the ability to produce new insights and propose new sustainable and profitable solutions.

What you will learn:


• Demonstrate comprehensive and critical understanding of the latest theories and practices associated with Engineering management principles.
• Have a critical understanding of relevant scientific principles and tools of the specialisation.
• Be aware of new and emerging theories and tools.
• Develop appropriate models for solving problems in engineering and project management, and the ability to assess the limitations of particular cases.
• Collect and analyse research data and using appropriate engineering tools to tackle unfamiliar problems, such as those with uncertain or incomplete data.

Thinking skills

• Applying original thought to the development of practical solutions for products, systems, components or processes.
• Develop a thorough understanding of current practice and its limitations, and some appreciation of likely new developments.
• Develop advanced level knowledge and understanding of a wide range of engineering management principles.
• Make critical evaluations of risks through some understanding of the basis of such risks.

Subject-Based Practical skills

• Carry out a research project.
• Analyse and interpret quantitative and qualitative data.
• Use various computer analysis and tools and develop appropriate models.
• Complete critical assessments and develop appropriate conceptual schemes.
• Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of ethical and legal dimensions of engineering management.
• Apply engineering and project management techniques taking account of a range of commercial and industrial constraints.

Skills for life and work (general skills)

• Develop interpersonal skills, contribute and work effectively in a team.
• Exercise initiative and personal responsibility, which may be as a team member or leader.
• Learn new theories, concepts, methods etc and apply these in unfamiliar situations.
• Develop, monitor and update a plan, to reflect a changing operating environment.
• Learn independently and effectively; and to be able to present and convey complex technical information to other professionals and the public both verbally and in writing.


No: Code Component/Module Credits Contact Hours Physical or Virtual Class (Teaching)
E-Learning Hours Self-study, Self- directed study & Independent study Hours Total Duration Hours per Module
1 EG7068 Leadership, Stakeholders & Data Analytics CORE 30 48 24 228 300
2 EG7069 Quality Management & Reliability CORE 30 48 24 228 300
3 EG7070 Sustainable Engineering Practice & Logistics CORE 30 48 24 228 300
4 EG7060 Mental Wealth: Professional Life CORE 30 48 24 228 300
5 EG7030 Applied Research and Engineering Practice 1 CORE 60 18 10 572 600
TOTAL 180 210 106 1484 1800

1 : 100

Academic Entry Requirement:

Accepted Qualifications

Bachelor's degree BEng with minimum Second Class (2:2) or BSc with minimum Upper Second Class (2:1) in Engineering.

International Qualifications

We accept a wide range of European and international qualifications in addition to A-levels, the International Baccalaureate and BTEC qualifications.

English Language Entry Requirement:

Overall IELTS 6.0 with minimum 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading (or recognised equivalent) or equivalent in an accepted English language test.

Age Entry Requirement:

  • 21 years or above

Work Experience :

We welcome applications from those who can demonstrate their enthusiasm and commitment to study and have the relevant life/work experience that equips them to succeed in the course. We will assess this from the information provided in your application or may request additional information such as a CV or attendance at an interview.


The module adopts a holistic approach to deliver sustainable engineering solutions, emphasising individual and team ownership, process management, and creative use of tools and data for effective engineering and project management. It also enhances interpersonal skills needed to motivate and coordinate stakeholders, ensuring successful change processes. The module emphasises data analysis across disciplines, including trends, variable correlations, quality control, and risk minimization, enabling informed decision-making for optimal engineering solutions.

The module provides insights into creating quality in products, services, and engineering solutions. It offers a holistic approach to guiding product design, manufacturing, and support as client expectations transition from a product-oriented to a service-oriented paradigm. Topics in quality management and reliability engineering are explored using real-world examples, alongside their theoretical bases, strengths, and weaknesses.

The module adopts a holistic approach to delivering sustainable engineering projects. It focuses on sustainable development and greener engineering practices, enabling exploration and development of understanding in the engineering sector, including environmental challenges and opportunities. The module covers industry output, scope, and constraints, with an emphasis on integrated processes of design, operation, and management. Additionally, it addresses health and safety management within engineering sectors, including relevant regulations and management systems.

The module assesses the engineer's role in industry and the community, exploring advancements in engineering and analysing their impact on the production process.

The module is crucial for addressing engineering challenges and devising innovative solutions. This module aims to provide students with an opportunity to explore a research topic in depth, using appropriate research methods, interpreting results within an engineering context, engaging in critical discussion, and drawing conclusions through a research dissertation. Students will undertake this in subject areas relevant to their programme.

The module also enables students to plan and execute their work effectively, manage their time, and exercise engineering judgement while applying principles of engineering practice. It encourages students to view engineering as problem-solving, emphasising the systematic processes engineers employ to define and resolve issues.

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