Postgraduate taught

MSc Engineering Business Management - 2021 entry

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UCAS code None
Duration 1 year full time
Entry year 2020
Contact

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+44(0)1392 724061

Programme Director:
Prof. Ion Sucala

Entry requirements

A good degree (normally a 2:2)

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Campus Streatham Campus
Discipline Engineering

Overview

  • MSc Engineering Business Management is designed for the engineering managers and leaders of the future
  • Develop techniques and analytical tools used to enhance business operations, as you gain a thorough understanding of the processes and practices of the engineering industry
  • Taught in partnership with the University of Exeter Business School, you’ll receive an exceptional learning experience and the chance to build an outstanding personal network to enhance your future career
  • Learn a basis in management specifically adapted for engineers, allowing you to progress quickly into management roles in your chosen field
  • Option to gain work experience as part of your degree with MSc Engineering Business Management with Industrial Placement.

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Combine your Masters in Engineering Business Management with a year working in Industry*

*New for 2020

Accreditations

Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

I loved the structure of my course; there was a great mix of engineering, business and project management modules to choose from meaning that I got to build both my technical and soft-skills; after all, great engineers need to be able to sell and communicate the innovative ideas they develop!

David

Graduated from MSc Engineering Business Management

Entry requirements

All applicants are considered individually on merit although we usually require a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a science, engineering, management or numerate discipline.

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.

Course content

This programme is modular and flexible, carrying 180 credits (240 credits for the Engineering Business Management with Industrial Placement variant) 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. This includes the 60-credit Engineering MSc project, and two 15-credit optional 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.

The modules we outline here provide examples of what you can expect to learn on this degree course based on recent academic teaching. The precise modules available to you in future years may vary depending on staff availability and research interests, new topics of study, timetabling and student demand.

Course variants

  • Combine your masters in Engineering Business Management with work experience in the UK, putting your learning into practice while studying
  • Studied over two years, you’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience by completing a 9-12month work placement in a role relevant to your degree
  • Become a sought-after engineering professional with strong technical expertise, as well as excellent management abilities, allowing you to move into high-level management roles
  • Career opportunities include product development, project management, customer services, human resources, and a wide variety of other areas, particularly related to the engineering industry.

Fees

UK/EU fees per year: 

  • £12,950 full-time 
  • £15,540 full-time - with industrial placement

International fees per year: 

  • £25,950 full-time
  • £31,140 full-time - with industrial placement

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. For further information about paying fees see our Student Fees pages.

UK government postgraduate loan scheme

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,609 are now available for Masters degrees. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.

Global Excellence Scholarship

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in autumn 2020.
Please note that this scholarship isn't offered for all our masters programmes.

Teaching and research

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.

You will develop transferable skills such as management and communication skills, computational techniques, data handling and analysis, problem solving, decision making and research methodology. Many of these will be addressed within an industrial and commercial context.

Personal Tutor

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 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. Plus, you’ll 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.

Maths support

Throughout your studies you will have access to support materials designed to refresh your knowledge of engineering mathematics. Mathematics for Engineers is a non-credit bearing online resource that covers the mathematics needed to undertake an MSc. It is an invaluable revision tool for those wishing to refresh their knowledge of common mathematical topics.

Sample mathematics test

Unsure whether your maths is good enough for an MSc? Take the short test below to find out. This has been developed in conjunction with the Mathematics for Engineers module and covers many of the topics listed above.

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Careers

Employer-valued skills

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.

We have an established reputation of training tomorrow's great minds, so when it comes to life after graduation you can be confident that you are starting your next professional adventure in a prime, leading position.

Dedicated careers support

You will receive support from our dedicated Career Zone team, who provide excellent career guidance at all stages of career planning. The Career Zone provides one-on-one support and is home to a wealth of business and industry contacts. Additionally, they host useful training events, workshops and lectures which are designed to further support you in developing your enterprise acumen. Please visit the Career Zone for additional information on their services.

Graduate destinations

The professional destinations of our graduates reflects the quality of this programme. Our graduates have gone on to enjoy prosperous and successful careers in several areas after graduation. Graduates of this programme have gone on to enjoy careers such as analysts and research fellows, and work at companies such as Network Rail and National Space Development and Research Agency in Nigeria. This information has been taken from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey (2011-2016).

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