The University of Leeds, established in 1904 is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK and a world top 100 university.
The University has been recognised for providing an industry leading online learning experience with an award winning Digital Learning Service (ALT Learning Technologist Team of the Year 2015 & PQ Magazine Award 2016). As an online student you will also benefit from extensive student and career support, and continuous interaction with your fellow international peers.
The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Leeds is one of the UK's top engineering and computing faculties. Teaching and research is delivered through the following five schools: Chemical and Process Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computing, Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The faculty has an international reputation for teaching and research, achieving exceptionally high scores in the latest UK Government Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2014): over 80% of the research activity, from all schools within the Faculty, was rated as either 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'.
The Faculty is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Engineering and Technology (8th in the UK) by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016/17), the top 100 for Chemical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering (QS World Rankings), and the top 150 for Engineering and Technology by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
There has never been a more important time for businesses to have managers with a technical background that can accelerate the introduction of new technologies and innovation into their businesses. This programme is designed for engineers who want to progress into broader management roles, and become effective leaders that are fully conversant with trends in technology in order to manage the impact of disruptive technologies in business across a range of industry sectors.
The University of Leeds is committed to providing the best quality teaching environment and effectively transferring this into an online setting. Online students will benefit from a rich and fulfilling academic experience that is underpinned by the university values. The programme will offer an industry leading online learning experience, including accessible and inclusive professional quality learning resources, a wide range of interactive and collaborative learning opportunities, asynchronous and synchronous video / audio online classroom tools, group working activities, case studies, flexible learning opportunities, learning dashboards, digital feedback on assessments, access to key external learning resources and online tutor support.
You will have full access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) 'Blackboard Learn' which provides a reliable foundation for delivering stimulating and enjoyable learning experiences for students. The online content will be produced by the University's award-winning Digital Education Service, recognised within the UK and beyond for its exceptional quality and innovative approach to course design, development and delivery of online learning material.
Social and collaborative learning will be at the heart of the learning experience and there will be lots of opportunities to discuss topics with other students and the module tutor, normally in groups of about 20. Being part of such a diverse group of students offers a really rich resource. It exposes students to new perspectives on a wide range of topics.