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PGCert Engineering Management(online)

Year 1

(Award available for year: Postgraduate Certificate)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

1. demonstrate specialist knowledge in selected areas of engineering management and demonstrate an understanding of concepts, information and techniques informed by knowledge at the forefront of the engineering management discipline;
2. appreciate the global dimensions of engineering management;
3. demonstrate some understanding of advanced scholarship within the broader engineering discipline;
4. take a proactive and self-reflective role in their work and develop professional relationships with others;
5. evaluate current issues in the area of engineering management.

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:

1. the skills necessary for employment in a higher capacity in engineering management or professional practice;
2. evaluating their own achievement and that of others;
3. self-direction and effective decision making;
4. independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;
5. to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms in engineering management.


Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:

1. demonstrating knowledge of key fundamentals of engineering management;
2. drawing on a range of perspectives to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges of working in an engineering management environment;
3. evaluating received opinion, showing some ability to critically evaluate engineering management principles;
4. making sound judgements on a range engineering management challenges, whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.


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