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ME Management
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The Master of Engineering Management draws on resources from engineering, business and behavioural sciences in a programme designed to bridge the divide between engineering and management. It provides students an opportunity to broaden their horizons outside specialist technical areas, which enables them to make significant contributions to their companies. 

- Participants will gain a deep understanding of the world of engineering management by covering a wide range of business topics, from cost analysis to finance and corporate strategy.

- Participants will acquire conceptual and practical skills that will enable them to operate at the highest level in the global knowledge economy, drawing on the engineering, business and human sciences aspects of the programme.

- Our students are strongly motivated by career ambitions. The programme provides an opportunity to widen horizons outside specialist technical areas many of our students experience career advancement either during the programme or after completion.

Course Description
The MEM, established in 1967, is one of Ireland's most successful and highly sought after taught post graduate programmes in engineering management. This Masters is responsible for fast tracking participant’s careers, drawing on resources from engineering, business and behavioural sciences in a programme which bridges the divide between engineering and management.

Entry requirements

If English is not your native language (unless you have done your primary degree through English), an English language qualification is required, e.g. IELTS International English Language Testing System (IELTS). An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version is required. For more information please click here.

You will need:
- A primary degree in engineering, science or information technology.

- Participants should have a minimum of five years relevant professional experience.

- Applicants may be asked to attend for a short interview.


2 years part-time.

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities
Over the years, students from a variety of professional backgrounds have participated in the programme. Engineers of all disciplines, science and information technology graduates from across the third level institutions in Ireland and abroad have taken part. The company and industry sector backgrounds of those participating illustrates the diverse professional backgrounds of participants.

These industry sectors include Pharmaceutical, Medical Technology, ICT, Manufacturing, Food, Engineering Consulting and Services, Transportation, Public Services.

Related Programmes
ME Engineering with Business FT
MEngSc Engineering Management FT

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Elaine Byrne
Contact Number: +353 (0)1 716 1757

Subjects taught

The Master of Engineering Management programme is delivered over four academic semesters (two academic years).The theme running through the first two semesters involves analysing the operations of the firm, while the second year of the programme builds on this foundation in order to develop the future direction of the firm.

Stage 1 - Option
International Strategic Management
Behaviour, leadership & Change
Managing Human Resources
Design and Innovation
Operations Management
Quality Management
Operations Strategy
Information Systems
Business System Design
Project Management
Decision Analysis
Engineering Cost Analysis
Technical Comms (Online)
Marketing for Engineering Managers
Engineering Asset Management
Corporate Entrepreneurship (Intra-preneurship) for Engineering Managers
Managing Negotiations
Quantitative Methods for Engineers


Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The MEM Programme is for engineering, science and technology graduates, who possess at least five years professional experience, who want to broaden their horizons beyond specialist technical areas and bridge the divide between engineering and management.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake:2017/2018 September.

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