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Engineering Business Management (Degree Apprenticeship)

Course Aims
  • a combination of general and specialist engineering technologies
  • applying appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of engineering problems
  • project management
  • how to develop other technical staff
  • industry legislation
  • quality management techniques
  • safe working practices
Course Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the principles of risk management and how lessons learnt can be implemented to ensure project risk is recognised and minimised through the project life cycle.
  • Understand all internal processes, regulatory requirements in order to meet customers’ requirements.
  • Ensure that engineering integrity is achieved, engineering procedures are complied with.
  • Co-ordinate a cross functional and multidiscipline engineering team to deliver all work packages within time and cost budgets to required quality on assigned programs.
  • Develop a strong and positive technical relationship with all internal and external customers.
  • Effectively manage resource to achieve plans and to drive improvements to enhance productivity.
  • Inject knowledge and expertise to the team and customer to ensure robust and timely solutions are developed for technical and programme issues.
  • Ensure rigorous application of risk management and lessons learnt to ensure project risk is understood and minimised through the project life cycle.
  • Ensure all internal process, regulatory and customer requirements are met
  • Lead the engineering technical/manufacturing team to ensure that lessons learnt are addressed and a robust trouble-free product is developed.
  • Ensure that product strategies are in place to provide discriminating technologies for future products if appropriate.
Module Requirements for the MSc in Engineering Business Management (Degree Apprenticeship Route only)

Candidates for the MSc will be required to take 180 credits, including 120 credits from the Required list as well as a dissertation project.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma will be required to take 120 credits from the Required list.

Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate will be required to pass 60 credits from the Required list.


Definition of terms:

  • Core: students must pass the module (50% or above)
  • Optional core: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this list and must achieve a pass (50% or above).
  • Required: students must achieve mark of 40% or above on the module
  • Defined Elective: students must take the stated proportion of modules from this limited list
  • Optional (elective) modules: students may take any remaining credits from this list after satisfying the list requirements outlined above
  • Students are still required to achieve the stated amount of passed credits and credits failed in the 40s for award as per General PGT Regulations page

Course regulations are written as the basis on which awards can be made. They are not written to make any guarantee of which optional modules may be available in any location in a specific academic year.

21/22: Engineering Business Management – Part Time Programme (Degree Apprenticeship Route only)


Module Code

Module Name




MSc Dissertation




Financial Analysis and Control Systems



Logistics and Operations Management



Operations Strategy for Industry



People in Organisations



Product Design and Development Management



Project Planning, Management and Control



Quality Management and Techniques



Supply Chain Management



Students may apply to the Programme Management for exemptions from specific modules, and, if granted, must select an alternative appropriate elective module to comply with the module requirements for the course. Modules listed under other WMG modular master’s degree regulations may be available to candidates for these awards as a replacement for those listed above, subject to approval by the Director of Studies.