Why did you originally apply to do your chosen course at Birmingham?

The MSc Advanced Engineering Management degree at the University of Birmingham is recognised in the industry and ranks as one of the University’s best engineering programmes. I was drawn to the programme’s particular content, which includes a combination of engineering and management topics. The material offered by the programme perfectly fitted my interests and professional goals.

What do you think are the best points of your course?

The curriculum takes an integrated approach, blending concepts from management with engineering principles. With the help of this integrated curriculum, students can acquire a wide range of skills that will prepare them for leadership positions including both management and technical roles. Students can customise their studies according to specific areas that interest them within Advanced Engineering Management by choosing optional specialisations from the programme.

What’s the best thing about studying at the University of Birmingham?

The University attracts international students, and encourages an accepting and multicultural atmosphere. Engaging with students from diverse backgrounds tends to enhance the educational process. Birmingham is a vibrant and diverse city with a rich cultural scene. Students can benefit from the city’s amenities, job opportunities, and cultural activities.

What’s your highlight of your time at the University?

I’ve had an amazing time at the University of Birmingham. The University has excellent academic resources, a lively campus community, and committed faculty members. The institution is a great option for students looking for a top-notch education and a vibrant community because of its ideal location and outstanding educational environment.

What advice would you give to students thinking about studying on the course?

My recommendation would be to get in touch with a former student on the course. Alumni can share their perspectives on their professional journeys, experiences, and the impact the programme has had on them. Also, the programme offers specialisations so prospective students can explore these options. Tailoring your studies to a specific area of interest within Advanced Engineering Management can make you more competitive in your chosen field.

Is there anything extra students thinking about studying on the course should know?

Occasionally, career fairs are hosted on campus where you can meet representatives from different companies and get information about the various roles available at the company. They also cover topics such as how to improve your chances of getting your application accepted or tips on how to make your life at Birmingham even more enjoyable!