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Engineering Technology and Business Management MSc(Eng)

Engineering Technology and Business Management MSc(Eng)

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Engineering Studies Technology Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This programme for graduates in electronic engineering or similar subjects will prepare you to become a senior manager or entrepreneur in global companies, where understanding technology and managing innovation in business are key to success.

Jointly delivered by the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Leeds University Business School, the course allows you to tailor the programme of studies to your needs, selecting optional modules from three engineering themes and four business themes. A set of core modules provides the foundation of your knowledge and skills.

You’ll be taught by leading experts in technology and in business management, with practical lab classes and project work allowing you to gain hands-on experience investigating and applying topics from your lectures and tutorials to real-life engineering and business situations.

This joint programme offers a unique opportunity to enhance both your technical and managerial skills.

The School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering is an exciting and stimulating environment where you’ll learn from leading researchers in areas pertinent to emerging and developing technologies. These technologies include future wireless and optical communications systems, renewable energy systems, ultrasound and bioelectronics systems, as well as nano, terahertz, and quantum technologies.

Leeds University Business School is also a leading international business school, globally, in the top 1%. It has world ranked programmes and internationally recognised teaching.

Learning and teaching

Our groundbreaking research feeds directly into teaching, and you’ll have regular contact with staff who are at the forefront of their disciplines. You’ll have regular contact with them through lectures, seminars, tutorials, small group work and project meetings.

Independent study is also important to the programme, as you develop your problem-solving and research skills as well as your subject knowledge.

Assessment

You will be assessed using a range of methodologies including case studies, technical reports, presentations, in-class tests, assignments and exams. Optional modules may also use alternative assessment methods.

Career opportunities

The combination of technical and business knowledge you’ll gain from this programme will leave you well-placed for senior roles in the electronics industry, with sectors including energy and power, telecommunications, consumer electronics and aerospace. Many such organisations need engineers with a deep understanding of business and management issues.

More and more graduates are also finding careers in a range of companies that are applying digital technologies to improve their business.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to engage students in developing a detailed understanding of the global electronics industry and assist them with their career plans. The topic of the dissertation is to be agreed with the Module Leader, with examples being an essay on a particular aspect of the electronics industry, a proposal for research funding, a business plan, or a manufacturing/outsourcing plan.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in an engineering, computing or physical sciences subject. Applicants with a 2.2 may be considered if they can demonstrate specific competence in electronic and/or electrical engineering. All applicants will need to have GCSE English Language at grade C or above, or an appropriate English language qualification. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.