Engineering Business Management (MSc)

      • Flagship One World Engineering programme
      • Awaiting professional accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
      • Study alongside working professionals
      • Form a wide network of contacts across all Engineering and Business postgraduate programmes

      This programme is designed for the engineering managers and leaders of the future.

      Engineering professionals with strong technical expertise as well as excellent management abilities are highly sought after, and this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to fulfil a variety of exciting international roles.

      You will develop the techniques and analytical tools to enhance business operations, paired with a thorough understanding of the processes and practices of the engineering industry; a truly powerful combination.

      Taught in partnership by the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and the Business School, we will provide you with an exceptional learning experience, access to world-leading academics, and the chance to build an outstanding personal network to enhance your future career.

      The programme’s emphasis on management is specifically focussed for engineering professionals to allow them to move into high-level management roles. Graduates can expect to enjoy careers as leaders of business and product development, project management, customer services, human resources, and a wide variety of other areas, particularly related to the engineering industry.

This programme is modular and flexible, carrying 180 credits in total and offering flexibility in choice of modules studied.

MSc Engineering Business Management consists of seven core engineering, business and management focussed modules totalling 150 credits, which includes the 60-credit Engineering MSc project, and two 15-credit option modules.

The programme begins in September each year and the taught elements are concluded by May. The Engineering MSc project, under the personal supervision of a research expert in the chosen area, continues until September.

 

Compulsory modules

Code Module Credits
ECM3153 Management of Product Development 15
ECMM112 Manufacturing Supply Chain Management 15
ECMM113 Agile, Lean and Competitive Enterprise 15
ECMM128 Management Concepts 15
ECMM164 MSc Dissertation 60
ECMM168 Project Management 15
ECMM172 Management Science 15
BEMM135 International Finance Management 15

Optional modules

Code Module Credits
Select 1 from the below:
BEMM115 Marketing Analysis and Research 15
BEMM148 Marketing Strategy 15

Teaching and assessment

The programme is delivered through a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials, industrial presentations, case studies, industry visits, computer simulations, project work and a dissertation.

The programme will have particular value in developing transferable skills development including management skills, communication skills, computational techniques, data handling and analysis, problem solving, decision making and research methodology. Many of these skills will be addressed within an industrial and commercial context.

You will be allocated a Personal Tutor who is available for advice and support throughout your studies, along with support and mentoring from graduates who are now placed in industry. There is also a Postgraduate Tutor available to help with further guidance and advice.

A research- and practice-led culture

We believe every student benefits from being taught by experts active in research and practice. You will discuss the very latest ideas, research discoveries and new technologies in seminars and in the field and you will become actively involved in a research project yourself. All our academic staff are active in internationally-recognised scientific research across a wide range of topics. You will also be taught by leading industry practitioners.

There is considerable demand in the workplace for graduates with knowledge in both a specialist technology area and in management, particularly in the modern tools and techniques to support the management of a dynamically changing engineering business.

Recent graduates have taken employment in a variety of sectors, including both large companies and small and medium sized enterprises.

A good honours degree from a recognised university. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications

Requirements for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency

Overall score 176. No less than 169 in any section.

Tuition fees per year 2017/18

  • UK/EU: £10,000 full-time
  • International: £22,500 full-time

Fee information

Fees can normally be paid by two termly instalments and may be paid online. You will also be required to pay a tuition fee deposit to secure your offer of a place, unless you qualify for exemption.

Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Postgraduate Scholarship

All international applicants who are holding an offer of a place on selected programmes will automatically be considered for these high-value scholarships of up to £7,500 per year of study.

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