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MSc Engineering Management (CMI)
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Arden University
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An MSc in Engineering Management is a great way to develop engineering-specific management skills that can help progress your career towards more senior levels.
Arden University’s MSc Engineering Management (CMI) is about developing your higher level management and strategic skills. Delivered 100% online, this master’s degree will equip you with the theoretical and practical skills needed to have a real impact on business. Alongside your masters, you’ll gain a CMI Level 6 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership- an industry-recognised route towards Chartered Manager status.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MSc Engineering Management (CMI) will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Management of major engineering projects
  • Understanding sustainability in theory and practice
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Risk management and innovation
  • Data handling and decision making
  • With Arden University, you’ll have access to an engaging and easy to navigate online learning platform called ilearn. Available on desktop and mobile devices, ilearn supports and encourages you to take control of your studies. Providing everything you need to complete your programme in one accessible place, ilearn features:

    • A virtual classroom, library, diary, and lecture theatre rolled into one
    • All of your modules, study materials, career support, and schedules
    • Downloadable module materials so you can access the course when offline
    • Access to an online library containing thousands of e-journals, e-books, podcasts, and videos
    • Engaging forums where you can interact, debate, and discuss ideas with your tutors and fellow students
  • To be eligible for this MSc Engineering Management degree you must normally have either:

    • A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent.
    • For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required (no less than 6.0 in any element). 

    If you don’t have academic qualifications, Arden University are happy to consider, and actively encourage applications if you have substantial management experience (typically 5 years).

    If you have other postgraduate level business awards you may be eligible for entry and/or exemptions. This will be assessed on an individual basis.

  • Each module will help grow your understanding of a wide range of strategic engineering principles and how to apply these in your professional life. Each module combines key topics, along with postgraduate level content and assessments. The modules cover areas such as operations and supply chain management, risk management and innovation, data handling and decision making, and project management techniques.

    The final research project gives you opportunity to undertake research in an area of your choice within engineering management. With support from an Arden University tutor, the research project develops your critical abilities and lets you demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of your chosen area of specialisation.

  • This advanced management master’s degree prepares students for senior leadership roles in the thriving engineering sector. Rather than focusing on the technical skills of engineering, this postgraduate programme will prepare graduates for the challenges faced when implementing strategic business ideas to real-world engineering scenarios. Understanding technical aspects of engineering is one thing, but learning key management competencies is what organisations are seeking in prospective industry leaders of the future. This master’s degree prepares students to take on these challenges. Roles that graduates of master’s degrees in Engineering Management typically go into are:

    • Operations Manager
    • Director
    • Production Manager
    • Production Team Leader
    • Supply Chain Manager
  • If you’d like to apply, please click on the Apply Now or Start Application button on the page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.


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"Distance learning is the way forward when your life does not allow for regular attendance at a daytime university. I can only recommend it to anyone considering it."
— Dominika Stevens, MBA, Arden University
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