MSc (Eng) Engineering Project Management
(Award available for year: Master of Science (Eng))
Knowledge and Understanding of:- management strategies and operational response in a project management environments;- strategic management theories and approaches in practice;- evaluating risk and generating value in a project environment;- financial management and accounting in a project environment;- management strategy and practice in other industries;- management of international construction;- process management.Intellectual Skills:- analyse and solve problems;- think strategically;- synthesis complex sets of information;- understand the changing nature of knowledge and practice in the management of project environments and engineering organisations;- select and transfer knowledge and methods from other sectors to the project and engineering based organisation.Practical Skills:- understand and construct business planning and implementation;- formulate and solve management problems within and across functional areas of the project and engineering based organisation;- show a capability to act decisively in a coordinated way using theory, better practice and harness this to experience;- use concepts and theories to make judgements in the absence of complete data;- observe, record and interpret data using appropriate statistical methods and to present results in appropriate forms for the engineering project management industry.
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;- critical engagement in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the degree of Master (taught programme) will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:- evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within the discipline;- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;- evaluating and criticising received opinion;- making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.