Global opportunities within industry make it essential that engineering management professionals keep up to date and develop their awareness and capabilities in such key areas as strategic management, supply chain, quality, finance, project management, human resources management and environmental management.
This course aims to meet the needs of such graduates and professionals, who have acquired expertise in their field of engineering and now wish to develop management skills to provide leadership and to contribute to a successful and competitive business.
The course teaches students the key areas of business management theory, linking these to real life practice through the use of research, case studies and applied work, exploring different ways that management can significantly contribute to wealth creation, competitiveness, and to the advancement of society.
It also enables students to specialise in a preferred area of management through their individual project.
This programme can be completed in 12 months.
Assessment and Examination
Coventry University policy requires the internal moderation of assessments. The department operates a robust policy on internal moderation of assessment in line with University requirements.
External Examiners are appointed for all named University awards. The role of the External Examiner at module level is to ensure that academic standards are in line with national norms for the subject. External Examiners undertake the moderation of examination papers, and view representative samples of work for the modules for which they have responsibility. At programme level, External examiners help to ensure fairness in the consideration of student progression and awards. They have the right to comment on all aspects of the assessment system and participate as full members of the assessment boards.
The Pass mark for all modules is 40%. This overall module mark may comprise more than one component (e.g. coursework and exam). The individual module descriptors give the precise pass criteria and the weighting of the component marks that contribute to the overall module mark.
Awards for Taught Master programmes may be made with Distinction or Merit (i.e. achievement of an average mark of at least 70% or 60% respectively) in accordance of University’s Academic Regulations.
An applicant will normally be expected to possess at least one of the following:
● A minimum of a second class honours degree in any engineering related subject or Management studies.
● A relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level.
● Candidates with a level 6 qualification (degree or equivalent) and 3 years minimum experience in an appropriate graduate level role.
● Candidates with other Higher level qualification and 5 years minimum experience in an appropriate graduate level role will be considered on a case by case basis.
There is an accreditation for Prior Learning (APL) process available which is in accordance with PSB Academy regulations for taught postgraduate courses.
The accreditation for Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) will only be awarded for achievements equivalent to master’s level.
Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: