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School of Civil Engineering

Engineering Project Management MSc

Engineering Project Management - Masters Course

Overview

Many engineering projects are now undertaken by multidisciplinary teams who are responsible for the wholeproject life cycle in a multi-project or programme management environment. Typically, these projects are becoming increasingly complex. As a result, team members are expected to have a range of project management skills, including contractual knowledge, financial engineering competency and strategic awareness.

The course covers the entire project management process, from inception and feasibility, engineering, procurement and implementation through to commissioning and operation. Particular emphasis is placed on financial, planning and management aspects of the project life cycle.

Course duration: 12 months (full-time) or 24 months (part-time)
Start date: September
Course fees: UK/EU: £10,000; International: £18,500
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to £2,000 available.
Accreditation: This degree is accredited as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree by the Joint Board of Moderators under licence from the UK regulator the Engineering Council.

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This course is also accredited by EUR-ACE, the European quality label for engineering degree programmes at Bachelor and Master level.

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Modules

The table below shows the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2014. This information is taken from the University Programme Catalogue, which is a tool designed for current students to select modules.

If you are looking to start your studies in September 2015 download our 2015 brochure to give you a flavour of what you will study.

All of our MSc courses operate on a credit-based modular system. A standard module is typically worth 15 credits and the research project/dissertation is worth 60 credits. You are required to study 180 credits in total.

Compulsory modules Credits
Project Management 15
Advanced Project Management 15
Strategic Management in Construction 15
Funding for Projects 15
Risk Management 15
Procurement Management 15
Value Management 30
Research Project/Dissertation
60

This is an indicative list and actual content may vary as we regularly review the content of our courses in light of new experiences and developments in the field.

Career options

Career options
Many of our previous graduates now work as project managers for construction companies, in consultancy or for large client organisations. Alternatively, you may choose to continue to work as an engineer or general manager, but with increased input into the project work of an organisation.

Graduate destinations
Every year our Careers Centre undertakes a destination of leavers survey with students six months after graduation. A selection of these destinations, from the last five years, can be found on our employability page.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a UK second class honours degree (2.2), or equivalent, in an engineering or technological discipline. A managerial or economic discipline will be considered providing applicants have 2 years relevant work experience in an engineering environment. Consideration will be given to professionally qualified and experienced candidates without formal qualifications.

We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

English language requirement: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification e.g. IELTS: 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Our Language Centre provide a range of English for Academic Purposes Pre-sessional courses, which are designed to help international students develop their language and academic study skills.

How to apply

The easiest and quickest way to apply for one of our masters courses is to apply online. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process. However, if you prefer, you can download an application form to print out and complete. Once complete, please return this, along with the correct documents to our Engineering Admissions Hub either via email or post: Engineering PGT Admissions Hub, Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK.

If you require any further information please contact our admissions team, e: pgcivil@leeds.ac.uk, t: +44 (0)113 343 2302.