Taught course

Engineering Business Management MSc

University of Bath · Department of Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

You should have a Bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:2 or above.

To apply for this course, you should have an undergraduate degree in engineering or management or another relevant subject.

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.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of business, operations and strategy to prepare you for a career in engineering and technology management.

Our course builds your skills in leadership and management and teaches you how to apply them in an engineering context to deliver sustainable products, technologies and services. 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 finance, operations, project management and strategy. You'll have the option to use this knowledge in a consultancy project where you'll work in teams on a real engineering or technology management challenge with an industrial partner. This practical focus will help you develop key skills and the professional confidence to take into the workplace.

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, sustainability, management and business. You'll also benefit from our links to business through guest lectures, site visits and opportunities to work with partner companies on real projects.

Your future starts here

You'll graduate with the skills needed to take a lead role in global engineering companies, manufacturers and suppliers, technology consultancies and organisations needing engineering business management skills. Our graduates have gone on to work at companies including IBM, Hitachi, Jaguar Land Rover, Accenture and Vodaphone. Some of our graduates also choose to further their studies on our PhD programme or with other leading institutions.

Information for international students

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

You will need to get your English language qualification within 24 months prior to starting your course.

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.

Fees and funding

Learn more via the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MCC
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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