University of Bath

Degree level: Postgraduate

Engineering Business Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of business, operations and strategy to prepare you for a career in engineering and technology management. Combining the academic excellence and industrial networks from our outstanding School of Management and Faculty of Engineering and Design, our course builds your skills in leadership and management and teaches you how to apply them in an engineering context. You'll explore the impact of new technologies and how they relate to management in the engineering sector. Your studies will include business analysis, product development and supply chain management. Throughout the course, you'll develop a strong foundation in management essentials such as project management, strategy, operations and finance. You'll also have the opportunity to focus on areas of management that are most interesting to you. Team working is a key feature of the course. The teaching environment provides an opportunity to develop your skills working in multidisciplinary teams, applying your diverse skills and experience to a range of contemporary case studies. You can also choose to carry out a practice track project which allows you to work on a real engineering management challenge together with an industrial partner. You may also want to look at our related course, MSc in Innovation and Technology Management. Learn from experts in the field Our course is delivered by the Faculty of Engineering & Design and School of Management. This collaborative approach bridges the gap between the two disciplines. You’ll learn from academics and industry professionals with expertise in engineering, innovation, management and business. You’ll apply this learning to solve complex problems with real impact. You'll also benefit from our links to business through guest lectures and opportunities to work with an industrial mentor and with partner companies on real engineering and technology management projects. Your future starts here The skills you graduate with will help prepare you for the next step in an engineering or business career. Our graduates have leading roles in engineering companies, technology consultancies, research agencies and other organisations worldwide. Some of our graduates also choose to further their studies on our PhD programme or with other leading institutions.


Occasionally we make changes to our programmes in response to, for example, feedback from students, developments in research and the field of studies, and the requirements of accrediting bodies. You will be advised of any significant changes to the advertised programme, in accordance with our Terms and Conditions. Year 1 Semester 1 Compulsory units

  • Building sustainable value
  • Leadership and professional skills development
  • Managing engineering and technology organisations
  • Project and change
Semester 2 Compulsory units
  • Commercialising new technology
  • Developing and manufacturing products and services
  • Leadership and professional skills development
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Consultancy project
  • Dissertation

Assessment method

Learning Lectures Practical sessions Seminars Tutorials Workshops Assessment Business Report Coursework Essay Peer evaluation Presentations Team Working Written examination

How to apply

International applicants

English language requirements IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 62 with no less than 59 in any element TOEFL IBT: 90 overall with a minimum 21 in all 4 components If you need to improve your English language skills before starting your studies, you may be able to take a pre-sessional course to reach the required level.

Entry requirements

A bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a high 2:2 or above, in engineering or management. If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years, you completed your degree in the UK, you may be exempt from our English language requirements. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

English language requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in all components. The Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): 62 with no less than 59 in any element. TOEFL IBT: 90 overall with a minimum 21 in all 4 components.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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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:
Engineering Business Management at University of Bath - UCAS