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Engineering Management PG Cert

Course code

H900PENMGPC

Start date

September

Subject area

Mechanical Engineering

Mode of study

4 months full-time

16 months part-time

Fees

2020/21

UK / EU £3,120

International £6,425

Entry requirements

2:2

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Overview

The Brunel Engineering Management PGCert pathway provides a strong foundation to develop your leadership and management skills. If you’re looking for a short course that will help enhance your engineering management techniques then this is the perfect option for you.

This on-campus course can be studied either full-time or part-time. You'll learn about manufacturing systems design and economics, project management, systems modelling and simulation, and quality management and reliability. Additionally, with an eye on the future, you’ll examine the challenges new technologies pose to management in the engineering sector.

Throughout your studies you’ll have 24-hour access to industry standard specialist software for engineering design in dedicated computer clusters on campus, so you’ll have the opportunity and equipment to explore ideas and tackle problems.

With the increasing complexity of the engineering sector, job candidates with expertise in business and management as well as engineering are increasingly in demand. Your PGCert in Engineering Management will equip you with the knowledge and skills that will make you a sought-after prospect across the industry.

You can explore our campus and facilities for yourself by taking our virtual tour.

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Course content

The course is designed to provide graduates and professional engineers with specialist knowledge and skills necessary to apply key engineering management techniques in the workplace.

This course can be studied 4 months full-time or 16 months part-time, starting in September.

Year 1

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Careers and your future

You have the opportunity to enter a broad range of careers in the manufacturing, service and government sectors.

Our graduates are employed in a wide range of industries including Atkins, Canon Europe, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce and Unilever. Others have developed their own consultancy companies.

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UK entry requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science or technology subject.
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EU and International entry requirements

If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)

You can find out more about the qualifications we accept on our English Language Requirements page.

Should you wish to take a pre-sessional English course to improve your English prior to starting your degree course, you must sit the test at an approved SELT provider for the same reason. We offer our own BrunELT English test and have pre-sessional English language courses for students who do not meet requirements or who wish to improve their English. You can find out more information on English courses and test options through our Brunel Language Centre.

Please check our Admissions pages for more information on other factors we use to assess applicants. This information is for guidance only and each application is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Entry requirements are subject to review, and may change.

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Fees and funding

2020/21

UK / EU

£3,120 full-time

£1,560 part-time

International

£6,425 full-time

£3,210 part-time

More information on any additional course-related costs.

See our fees and funding page for full details of postgraduate scholarships available to Brunel applicants.

Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase. 

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Teaching and Learning

Our staff have national and international reputations for their research, publications and applied work. Many carry out much of their research in collaboration with major oil companies, plant and equipment manufacturers, leading industrial firms and governmental laboratories. This means that your education will be at the forefront of scholarship and practice, covering the most up-to-date industry knowledge.

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory and practical sessions.

Should you need any non-academic support during your time at Brunel, the Student Support and Welfare Team are here to help.

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Assessment and feedback

Modules are assessed by combinations of formal examination and written assignments. Examinations are normally sat in January.

Read our guide on how to avoid plagiarism in your assessments at Brunel.