Engineering Management

UCAS codes

  • H703 -

Course contact

Peter Griffin
ask@uws.ac.uk
0141 849 4101

School

  • School of Engineering and Computing

Qualifications and durations

  • BEng - 3 years
  • BEng Hons - 4 years

Campus

Start date(s)

  • September
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The BEng (Hons) Engineering Management is ideal for combining your technical expertise with business skills to pursue an engineering career in a continuous improvement, planning, supervisory or project management role.
  • SQA Highers: BBBC inc Maths, or a science or a technical subject 
  • GCE A-Levels: CCC inc Maths or another science, + 1 science-based GCSE
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: BBBC2 inc Maths, or a science or a technical subject
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 24 points (4, 4 at HL)
  • SQA HNC / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Engineering Practice (+ Maths for Engineering 1)
  • SQA Advanced Highers: BCC
  • GCE A-Levels: BCC
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 28 points. 
  • SQA HNC (Grade A) / CertHE / BTEC Level 4 HNC: Engineering: Building Services; Engineering Systems; Electronics; Electronic Engineering; Fabrication, Welding and Inspection; Manufacturing Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering; Construction Management (+ Maths for Construction and Structural Mechanics)
  • SQA HND / BTEC Level 5 HND: Engineering; Mechanical; Mechanical Engineering
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM
  • SQA HND (Grade A) / BTEC Level 5 HND / Foundation Degree: Aircraft Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Architectural Technology; Engineering Systems; Engineering: Mechanical; Mechanical Engineering; or other relevant discipline
It will develop your technological problem-solving skills and your organisational, planning and management abilities to enable you to successfully oversee complex engineering projects from start to finish.

Year 1
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Topics include basic engineering principles, the engineer in industry, maths, CAD, hands-on workshop skills and an introduction to planning and control.

Year 2
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Topics include CAD, processing methods and materials, facilities layout, process and equipment selection, engineering IT applications, and quality improvement tools.

Year 3 & 4
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Topics include advanced project management, engineering and change management, quality improvement methodologies, prototyping and product testing, industrial troubleshooting, operations management, renewable energy and health and safety. A major element of your final year focuses on group and individual industrial projects where you investigate a topic of interest and undertake industry visits to determine the validity of your project proposal. 

 

UWS has a solid reputation for producing competent graduates who are sought after by industry. Careers include design, process analysis, manufacture, project management and teaching. Graduates work for leading companies including Rolls-Royce, Raytheon, Cummins, Thales, and BAE Systems. Our female students thrive particularly well at UWS, with many winning top student for several of the year’s groups (i.e. Court Medal) and female graduates are proving to be the most likely to be offered graduate employment first.

The programme is significantly practically-orientated, focusing on planning and the continuous improvement of engineering applications. You will develop your team working skills while undertaking a wide range of practical exercises in our state-of-the-art Centre of Engineering Excellence. 

Study abroad

In Year 3 there are opportunities for UK students to study at a number of overseas institutions.

At time of print, accreditation is being sought from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Useful Information

  • For course availability, check UCAS