IMechE Approved Modules

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IMechE Approved Modules

We are the first university to achieve prestigious IMechE approval for a suite of Master's level modules for inclusion in Further Learning Plans. These Plans are a fundamental element in achieving recognition as a Chartered Engineer.

This suite of modules responds directly to the needs of industry, providing affordable access for businesses and individuals to IMechE approved Master's-level modules. Modules have been carefully selected from Master's Degree programmes currently offered by our School of Engineering and Aberdeen Business School.

This course has one study option

Mode of Attendance

  • Online Learning

Mode of Study

  • Part Time

Our suite of modules is divided into three areas:

  • Engineering and Science Deepening
  • Engineering and Science Broadening
  • Non-Technical Broadening


The University regularly reviews its courses. Course content and structure may change over time. See our course and module disclaimer for more information.

Academic Support

The Inclusion Centre advises and supports students who disclose a sensory or mobility impairment, chronic medical condition, mental health issue, dyslexia and other specific learning differences. Applicants are encouraged to arrange a pre-entry visit to discuss any concerns and to view the facilities.

Online Learning & Support

All online learning students, benefit from using our collaborative virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. You will be provided with 24/7 online access to your learning material and resources, along with the ability to interact with your class members and tutors for discussion and support.

Study Skills Support

The Study Support Team provides training and support to all students in:

  • Academic writing
  • Study skills (note taking, exam techniques, time management, presentation)
  • Maths and statistics
  • English language
  • Information technology support

Library Support

The Library offers support for your course, including the books, eBooks, and journals you will need. We also offer online reading lists for many modules, workshops and drop-ins on searching skills and referencing, and much more.


Individual entry requirements are included in the module's descriptor.

You are advised to contact the IMechE Membership Department to check your existing qualifications and gain approval for the suite of modules selected for your Further Learning Plan.

To be eligible to apply, you must be employed as a practising mechanical engineer.

Applications should have prior agreement from an IMechE contact in the selection of the modules chosen.


For Academic Year 2022/23

  • BSM017 Finance for Managers - £1,330
  • BSM022 Purchasing Principles and Law - £1,330
  • BSM084 Project Fundamentals - £1,330
  • BSM311 Operations Management - £1,330
  • BSM520 Strategic Purchasing - £1,330
  • BSM523 Supply Chain Management - £1,290
  • BSM578 Oil & Gas Contract Law - £1,070
  • BSM622 Health, Safety and Risk in an Organisational Context - £1,330

Additional Costs

The following course-related costs are not included in the course fees:


For new intakes course fees are reviewed and published annually for each mode of delivery. Tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in the offer letter.  For further information see:


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