University of Bath

Degree level: Postgraduate

Innovation and Technology Management (Taught)

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Course summary

This course is designed for engineering, management or science graduates who want to develop their innovation and technological/engineering expertise. You’ll learn about managing technology and innovation in rapidly evolving global organisations. You will also develop project management, strategic management and commercialisation skills. This is not a typical technology degree: we bridge the gap between management and technology/engineering. Two of Bath’s top departments, the School of Management and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, deliver this course. You'll explore the contemporary issues that occur when management and engineering meet. A focus on leadership and professional skills will help you graduate prepared for a range of careers. Learn in an international and interdisciplinary environment of academics, students and industry contacts. Our students come from all over the world. Their backgrounds include degrees in mechanical and chemical engineering, computer science, economics and social science. Key benefits

  • Focus on innovation: learn to do things differently to improve results, drive important change and support the environment.
  • Graduate prepared to become a leader in your chosen field. Our graduates work in areas like consultancy, project management and governmental innovation programmes.
  • Put what you learn into practice through individual and group projects, including the option to work on a real industrial problem for your summer project.
We give you the edge We combine the latest research with many opportunities to apply it. This will help you stand out from the crowd. You'll develop key professional skills and work with our partner organisations on optional projects from day one. Our graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD. Building for the future Our new School of Management building opened in June 2022. The latest technology gives you a flexible and modern learning environment. The design focuses on working together, with an open layout to enable effective teamwork. Our new building encourages engagement with other students and academics. A dedicated Employment Hub provides a space for you to meet and network with our industry partners. Learning and teaching You will learn from staff with backgrounds and expertise in relevant areas of management, engineering and technology. This course has been designed holistically ensuring the available units complement each other to meet its overall aims.


Entry requirements

2:2 or above in engineering, management or another relevant subject. If you are a UK student and completed your undergraduate degree abroad, your qualification must be equivalent to a 2:2 or above. In exceptional cases, relevant work experience may be a substitute for the degree requirement. You should have no more than three years’ relevant work experience.


Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees can be found on our web pages and are liable to increase annually. UK and Islands fees are regulated by the UK government and are subject to parliamentary approval. For all other fees, you should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every further year of study. For information on tuition fees visit our web pages: http://www.bath.ac.uk/topics/tuition-fees/
Innovation and Technology Management at University of Bath - UCAS