Engineering Managers Are in Demand (But Soft Skills Are Vital)
25 Feb 21
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Categories: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Postgraduate
Do you want to study an Electronic Systems Engineering master’s in a supportive and friendly learning environment? At the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester, we’re proud to put our students, and their needs first. We spend time getting to know you and your career goals, and our MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) and Engineering Management course is designed to give you the best career development opportunities.
We focus on building your self-improvement skills, boosting your employability and helping you grow as a person, ready for transition into the workplace. Here’s a look at how Postgraduate study can help you climb the ladder in a range of electronic engineering management careers.
Hone your specialist skills
A master’s degree in Electronic Systems Engineering is an opportunity to develop your specialist skills, with modules that can be tailored to you and your career needs. We provide one-to-one mentorship, working closely with students to establish their dreams and ambitions. This helps us design the programme to support your personal development, giving you both direction and focus to succeed.
Develop transferrable skills
As well as advancing your technical knowledge in this field, we also help you reflect on other important skills for engineering management careers. These include leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and vital commercial skills. We do this by teaching you the all-important link between complex programming and technology, and its users, customers and stakeholders, as well as exploring project management from a business point of view. You’ll get a chance to learn about contract negotiation, quotations, procurement, and a range of other financial and legal matters.
Enjoy self-improvement with peer support
Not only are we in the Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality* and a Top 50 UK University**, but we also have a fantastic Postgraduate community, making the University of Bolton the perfect place to both study and network. By growing your industry contacts, you can foster your career for the future, while also getting support from like-minded professionals within your niche.
Enrol in January 2021 to enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe at a reputable Manchester university. We know our students by name, and not their student number, so you can expect to be treated as an individual within a supportive and friendly learning environment. This is why we’ve been voted No.1 for Student Satisfaction for three years running^, and why many of our graduates go on to enjoy successful careers.
To find out more about our master’s programme, go to our MSc Systems Engineering (Electronic) and Engineering Management course page.
* The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 2019
** The Guardian University League Tables 2021
^ Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019, North West region
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