Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:2 or above. Ideally, you should have an undergraduate degree in an engineering or management discipline, but other subjects will be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Advance as a leader in engineering management

The Engineering Business Management online MSc from the University of Bath offers you an outstanding education that combines expertise from both the engineering and management disciplines - no prior experience is needed to apply. You'll explore engineering processes and gain leadership skills needed to advance in several types of management careers. You can complete the entire course, plus an engineering project, in just over two years.

This course combines the academic excellence and industrial networks from the Faculty of Engineering & Design and the EQUIS-and AMBA-accredited School of Management. Expert lecturers and industry speakers who have real-world experience will help you think systematically as you incorporate psychological, social, economic, and political factors into your decision-making. This insight, underpinned by academic principles, fully prepares you for the next stage in your career.

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In just over two years, you can complete the Engineering Business Management online MSc and employ leadership and professional skills for the effective management of engineering business projects, teams, and organisations. You will add to your management skillset so you could advance in engineering, business, operations, the supply chain, and project management in your relevant engineering environment or industry.

Interactive online learning

Wherever you choose to study, you’ll always be engaged with the content, your lecturers, and your fellow students. You'll benefit from:

  • Engaging video material
  • Real-life case studies
  • Digital resources to support your studies and develop your career

What our students say

"After graduating, I’ve started as a project manager in a mid-sized company in West Germany in the Special Mission Aircraft Department. What I do is coordinate, manage, monitor, and communicate as an interface between our technicians, our suppliers, as well as our developers and also the customers." Carl-Philipp Riehle, Campus MSc Engineering Business Management graduate

What will you learn?

You will learn to:

  • Develop and execute plans to initiate and manage engineering and technology projects
  • Apply key managerial tools and theories to real-life engineering and technology management challenges
  • Evaluate the role of sustainable practice in engineering and technology-based organisations
  • Employ leadership and professional skills for the effective management of engineering business projects, teams, and organisations
  • Lead and participate in product and service development teams
  • Critically evaluate product and service development approaches considering an organisation’s innovation strategy
  • Assess the role of operations and supply chains in managing engineering organisations

Career Prospects

The fully online master’s course in engineering business management from the University of Bath prepares you to take advantage of these opportunities. Apply your skills to many roles including:

  • Industrial engineering technician
  • Engineering manager
  • Operations manager
  • Product development engineer
  • Supply chain manager
  • Manufacturing engineer

Fees and funding

These vary depending on which course you would like to pursue. Please visit our website and register your details to speak to a recruitment coordinator to find out more.

Cost per 10 credits £833* (10% alumni discount). Fees are paid per unit. The MSc totals 180 credits.

* Valid up to and including September 2023 intake. Tuition fees are liable to increase each January. You should budget for an increase of up to a maximum of 5% each year.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    27+ months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Online Admissions Team