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MSc (Eng) Engineering Project Management(Part-Time) (No longer recruiting from 2023/24)

Year 2

(Award available for year: Master of Science (Eng))

Learning outcomes

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 and 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;
- 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;
- critically to engage 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;
- make reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.


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