Strategic Management - Engineering module (519H3)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Spring teaching

The broad aim of the module is to provide an integrative module in strategy, which develops your understanding and skills as prospective future managers, for formulating an organisation's overall strategic direction.

The course will help you to develop an understanding of:

  • the different approaches to strategy
  • how choices are made between different possible approaches
  • the content in which choices are made
  • how strategies and structures are designed and implemented.

Students will develop an understanding of the impact of strategic decisions on their role as managers.


69%: Lecture
31%: Seminar


40%: Coursework (Group submission (written))
60%: Examination (Computer-based examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 30 hours of contact time and about 120 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: