City University London

Course Introduction

This course offers training in modern techniques for managing and engineering the uncertainties and risk inherent in projects and designing appropriate financial instruments and tools to optimise the performance throughout the life cycle. It builds on City University London's strength in systems engineering, engineering economics, reliability and risk analysis for capital goods. This course provides a foundation in risk and decision making under uncertainty, classical engineering economics, and financial engineering for those pursuing a career or planning a career in capital goods or project management. The nature and major drivers in which businesses operate, and the associated challenges and opportunities future project managers and leaders face, are central themes running through the programme. Entrepreneurial behaviour and how this interacts in industry with project management, innovation, the economic environment and opportunity recognition, is also explored.

Course Modules

Modules include: Managing project risk and uncertainty; optimisation and decision making; lifecycle engineering ; financial engineering and project planning; the project life cycle communication and presentation; programming and software packages; perspectives on management and leadership; supply chain management.

Course Additional Entry

An honours degree in a subject with suitable mathematical content, such as engineering or physics; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or TOEFL (internet'based) score of 100.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £16,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,000  Academic year. First year home fees