Engineering Management

This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), designed for ambitious engineers who aspire to a senior role with technical and strategic management responsibilities.

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Engineering Management

Degree Duration

15 months :

1 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course

18 months :

2 term Pre-Master's and a 12 month Master's course


Pathways Available



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Degree Overview

If you are hoping to make your first move into engineering management or become an established professional engineer who wishes to work in a management role and needs to extend your knowledge beyond the technical field into management and business, then this is the course for you.

Linking business knowledge with engineering and sustainable development issues, this course’s main focus and key areas of modern management required by engineers and develops your skills in project management, information systems management and people management.

Through your studies, you will have the opportunity to choose from a range of optional modules, which offer opportunities for technical advancement in areas such as mechanical engineering, sustainability, and computer networks and e-commerce systems. DMU’s technicians and academics will support you in your individual project – a substantial piece of work in your final semester that will link your technical specialism with core aspects of management.

At DMU you will be taught by expert research and teaching staff from across the University, including from the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development and Leicester Castle Business School, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the course.

The broad and challenging content of this degree programme will help equip you with the knowledge needed to work in management positions within engineering companies and in technical roles in business settings.

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You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Graduates of this course are working for companies including Rolls-Royce, Network Rail and Airbus UK.

Accredited course by the IET to CEng level, offering a streamlined route to professional registration.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support


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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sport, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

In 2021, DMU was named the best university in the UK for our careers and employability service, at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards.