Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Success in today’s business environment requires a solid foundation in management and business skills and knowledge. The Engineering Management MSc develops business skills across systems thinking, operations, human resources, project management, strategy and the design and management of the supply chain.

The course balances academic theory with practical opportunities so you’ll develop engineering management knowledge and skills. You’ll deliver credible solutions through assignments and projects in preparation for your future role within business. The course is available full'time or as distance'learning.

Brunel’s Engineering Management MSc is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. This will provide a route to Chartered Engineer status in the UK.

Your work will be assessed by formal examination and/or written assignments.

Full'time: You’ll learn through lectures, tutorials and group/seminar work, culminating in a dissertation to be completed by September.

Distance'learning: The course is designed for you to conduct most of your studies at home, in your own time. Students are supplied with a study pack of text books and CDs. Examinations can be taken either at Brunel or in your country of residence. The dissertation is carried out in one year.

Our Engineering Management graduates enter a broad range of careers in the manufacturing, service and government sectors. Others have developed their own consultancy companies.

Course Modules

Modules include: logistics and global supply chain management; manufacturing systems design and economics; quality management and reliability; managing people and organisations; project management; dissertation; systems modelling and simulation. Optional modules: advanced manufacturing measurement; sustainable design and manufacture; global manufacturing; robotics and manufacturing automation; financial management.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,750 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £18,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology discipline; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas); TOEFL paper-based test 550 (with a minimum of 4 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 79 (with a minimum of 18 in reading, 17 in listening, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing); Pearson 51 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 60 per cent (with a minimum of 55 per cent in all areas).