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MBA Industrial Management

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Study mode

Full time


16 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Industrial Management

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

  • Develop and enhance your technical and problem-solving skills in the area of industrial management
  • Learn current best practice in the theory and application of leading edge technologies, processes and systems in industrial management
  • Contribute to the process of personal and/or career development and lifelong learning in your chosen field
  • Maximise your employment and career potential as a graduate while providing industry, commerce and the public sector with someone who can demonstrate and apply technical aptitude and expertise in industrial management.

The course is aimed at mid-career professionals wishing to make the move to senior management within industrial and manufacturing organisations.

How you learn

Theoretical concepts and principles will be introduced in lectures and seminars, assisted by online learning material. Tutorial and practical activities will provide an opportunity to test and implement some of the theoretical ideas.

You learn through:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • laboratory sessions

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as

  • the primary instigator of change in an organisation
  • an effective senior manager in a manufacturing industry
  • a finance manager
  • marketing manager
  • human resources manager

It also enables you to progress quickly in your career; usually through fast-track promotion into very senior management posts.


This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).


Methods For Research And Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Advanced Manufacturing Technology (60 Credits) - Core
Mba Industrial Management Project And Dissertation (15 Credits) - Core
Manufacturing Systems (15 Credits) - Core
Lean Operations And Six Sigma (15 Credits) - Core
Global Supply Chain And Manufacturing Strategy (15 Credits) - Core
Finance And Marketing (15 Credits) - Core
Management Of Strategy Change And Innovation (15 Credits) - Core
Mfa Project (Fashion) (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Normally at least a second class honours degree from a British institution in a relevant engineering, science or management subject, or an equivalent qualification from the UK or overseas. In addition, you should have at least two years of industrial experience. We welcome applications from people with relevant professional and long industrial experience who do not have the above formal qualifications.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University, students will be working at the cutting edge using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on...more