Birmingham’s MSc Advanced Engineering Management Overview

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Introduction to MeM at Birmingham

The Advanced Engineering Management Programme (AEMP) is delivered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Birmingham Business School, combining the expertise and strengths of both schools to offer a high-quality, distinctive and flexible course.

MSc Advanced Engineering Management At Birmingham introduces core management concepts in semester one before you select one of four specialist pathways in semester two. You also have the opportunity to choose a mixed pathway route, tailoring the course to your requirements.

Specialist pathways

Why Study MeM at Birmingham?


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  • Study in our new state-of-the-art School of Engineering building which includes a 179-capacity Design Centre and 160 drop-in study spaces throughout the building providing flexible learning.
  • Developed to address the challenges faced by engineering graduates who move into general management or senior specialist roles, this innovative new programme will allow students to draw on the specialist expertise of both Birmingham Business School and the School of Engineering within the University of Birmingham.
  • The flexibility this programme offers will allow students to specialise in a pathway most suited to their skills and career aspirations, or undertake a generalist route that will instil a broader insight into engineering management.
  • Birmingham Business School is a global centre of teaching and research excellence, holding the ‘Triple Crown’ of international accreditations: AMBA, EQUIS and the AACSB. 
  • The MSc programmes in the School of Engineering are rooted in high-quality teaching and learning through enquiry-based and independent study, producing high calibre graduates equipped with the skills to excel in technical management.
  • Students will benefit from our established links with industry, which can be utilised during the dissertation projects and form a solid networking base for prospective careers.

Program Costs + Living Expenses : MeM at Birmingham


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FoodIncluded food allowance + £20 essentials£60
Weekly Total£221.00£207.00
Annual Total£8442.00£8694.00

The University tuition fee covers the cost of your tuition, examination and graduation, and includes membership in the Guild of Students. Individual programmes may charge a different fee from that quoted.

Where this is the case it is made clear in the individual course listings within the course finder. You should always check the fee for your course. When a programme begins and/or ends mid-session, fees are normally charged on a pro-rata basis according to the number of months studied within a session.

Depending on your subject, there may also be additional costs associated with field trips, travel and activities off-campus. You will also need to meet the costs of printing your Master’s dissertation to the University’s requirements.

In addition to paying your tuition fees, you will also need to plan how you will meet your living costs while undertaking your studies. You can learn more about the cost of living in Birmingham through this website.

Employement Prospects : MeM at Birmingham


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Change management engineer

Fashion retail project manager

Capital markets analyst

Engineering manager

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

Business Development

  • McKinsey & Company
  • Boston Consulting group
  • Bain Capital Specialty Finance (BCSF)
  • FS KKR Capital Corp. (FSK)
  • Gladstone Investment Corp. (GAIN)
  • Accenture
  • Capgemini


  • McKenzie & Co.
  • the Boston Consulting Group
  • Deloitte
  • EY

Research & Others

  • Analysis Mason
  • BNP Paribas
  • Evercore

Eligibility Criteria for MeM at Birmingham

  • Honours degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Maths or Technology-based subjects from a recognised institution.
  • Applicants with a 2:2 Honours degree in the above disciplines alongside relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band
  • TOEFL: 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) including online: PTE Academic 67 with no less than 64 in all four skills
  • Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015): Advanced – minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component

Documents required : MeM at Birmingham

  • Online Application: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • Application Fee: Students need to submit their application fees.
  • Statement of Purpose: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required; one letter must come from an academic source, although Stanford prefers at least two. Recommendations must be submitted online. 
  • Official GRE Test Scores: Students have to submit their GRE Test Scores.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

Application Deadlines - Birmingham MEM

Application round


Round 1

1st July 2022

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Application Essays - Birmingham MEM

  • One to two pages should be allotted for the personal statement. Use short, succinct phrases and cut out any extraneous words since you only have a maximum of 47 lines or 4,000 characters to deal with.

Scholarships Available : MeM at Birmingham

African MBA ScholarshipExternal universityClosed 04/03/2022 (Note: competition closed for this year)

The African MBA Scholarship is a full fees scholarship (£31.500 for 2022/23 entry), part funded by a private donor with a commitment to Africa and part by the University.

The African MBA Scholarship is a full fees scholarship, part funded by a private donor with a commitment to Africa and part by the University.
AL Johnson ScholarshipUniversityClosed 03/04/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)This scholarship provides a variable contribution to tuition fees for a graduate in an English subject to study at Masters level for one year. For part-time students the award will be split over two years pro-rata.The AL Johnson Scholarship provides a variable contribution to tuition fees for a masters student in either the Department of English Literature or the Department of English Language and Linguistics
Birmingham Business School MSc ScholarshipsUniversityClosed 30/07/2022 (Note: competition closed for this year)Scholarships range in value from £2,500 to full tuition fees available for International and Home students.The Birmingham Business School offers a a number of scholarships ranging in value from £2,500 to full tuition fees for International and Home students joining the school in September 2021.
Bursary Prizes for Global Pathway MA Philosophy of Religion and EthicsUniversityClosed 16/06/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)Each bursary prize is worth £2,000.Bursary Prizes for pathway specific programme MA Philosophy of Religion and Ethics Global pathway
CG Robinson ScholarshipUniversityClosed 03/04/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)Tuition fees at Home rate for a graduate in an English subject to study at Masters level for one year. For part-time students this will be split over two years pro-rata.The CG Robinson Scholarship provides home rate tuition fees for a masters student in the Department of English Literature or the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
China Scholarship Council – University of Birmingham PhD ScholarshipsExternal, UniversityClosed 10/02/2023 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Up to 10 full PhD scholarships covering full payment of tuition fees (at the ‘overseas’ fee rate) and any associated bench fees, paid for by the University of Birmingham, and a maintenance stipend and return international airfare between the UK and China, paid for by the China Scholarship Council.

The UoB is offering up to 10 joint funded PhD scholarships in collaboration with the China Scholarship Council (the ‘CSC’). Scholarships will be awarded to candidates seeking entry to a PhD programme in Autumn 2023.

Specializations & Electives Offered

Core modules

Optional modules

Choose three 20-credit modules. Examples of optional modules include:


Please note: The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by the latest research and teaching methods.

FAQs About MeM

You are eligible to apply if you have earned a Bachelor of Science in a similar science discipline, but you may be at a disadvantage compared to engineering majors who have applied. Please thoroughly review the requirements of the program in the MSME Graduate Handbook to help you decide if you are prepared for our program.

 Yes. Students with a BS degree are eligible to apply to the PhD program.

You can enter all types of work experience in the Education and Experience section as well as detailing these experiences on your CV (Resumé).

We will only process applications which have been submitted to us. You do not need to worry about an incomplete application if you wish to cancel your application.

If you wish to withdraw an application after submitting it to us, you can do this via your applicant portal 

If you would like to change your course choice, as you can submit up to 5 applications for different courses in any one academic year, please submit an application for the course you wish to change to and withdraw your previous application accordingly.

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