In the UK alone, the engineering sector contributes £455 billion to the UK economy and employs 5.5 million. Imagine the global scale and you can appreciate why it so essential for engineering project management professionals to keep their skills and knowledge up-to-date in key areas like strategic management, supply chain, quality, finance, project management, human resources management and environmental management.
Coventry University has a long and prestigious engineering heritage. We are ranked in the UK’s top 2 for ‘Mechanical Engineering’ and 10th for ‘Civil Engineering’ by the Guardian University Guide 2018.
This specialist course, accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM), the UK’s leading professional body, aligns with APM’s five ‘Dimensions of Professionalism’ and is underpinned by many recognised project management standards and methods, including the National Occupational Standard in Project Management. This helps to ensure that, on successful graduation, you are equipped to enter the profession with the requisite industry-standard knowledge and understanding to manage multi-faceted projects seamlessly in both local and international industries.
Our activity-led learning approach means that you will have opportunities to link your learning of business management theory to real-life project practices, drawing from actual case studies, taking part in project simulations and applied work to get a greater understanding of the different ways that project management can significantly improve profitability and competitiveness.
Furthermore, our industrial and strategic partnerships provide industrial project opportunities and industry visits, which have previously included companies such as Coca Cola, Prodrive, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW in the UK to mention but a few.