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MSc Engineering Business Management (EBM)

Become a professional manager with a broad understanding of manufacturing, engineering and business functions.
Designed for

Our MSc in Engineering Business Management is designed for those who want to become managers and leaders in technology-based businesses. It is designed for graduates from a wide range of engineering, scientific and business backgrounds and is suitable for those with or without professional experience.

We will provide you with

A broad education in management and business with the analytical tools and techniques so that you can improve internal and external operations, as well as an understanding of the processes and technologies used by engineering businesses.

You will develop skills in the research, analysis and evaluation of complex business problems and gain a methodical approach to problem solving and decision making.

The course focuses on the key value adding activities of: market, product and process development; operations, logistics and supply chain management; and core and emerging competitive technology. The focus on value creation for technology-based organisations is a key differentiator of MSc Engineering Business Management.

Course Modules
Core Business Modules

Core Operations/Technology Modules

Financial Analysis & Control Systems Logistics & Operations Management

Project Planning Management & Control
Plus at least one of Operations Strategy For Industry
Strategic Marketing Product Design & Development Management
Organisations, People and Performance Quality, Reliability & Maintenance

Manufacturing Technology*

* Compulsory for students with a non-engineering background

If you gain exemption from some of the core modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you may choose more electives.

Elective Modules

Up to two elective modules from the list of elective modules should be chosen to supplement the core modules above (subject to availability). You are required to pass a nine modules in total at Masters level.

An additional 10th module may be selected.


The project is worth 50% of the final grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills.

For Engineering Business Management the project can be related to the management of companies in a number of different industrial sectors and can address many different aspects of business management such as operational, financial, human resource, supply chain or strategic management issues.

Learning style

Taught material is a blend of lectures, seminars, syndicate activities, practical exercises and case studies to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the material. Module leaders are experts in their fields and are supported by external speakers working in organisations at the forefront of their fields. See here for more information about the course structure.

After you Graduate

Graduates can expect to be employed as leaders of business development, manufacturing, quality assurance, human resources or customer service in a wide variety of manufacturing or service organisations, particularly where technology plays a significant part in business success.

For example, recent EBM graduates have gone into roles and companies such as:

Production Supervisor (BAE Systems), Investment Strategy Engineer (National Grid), Project Controller (Airbus), Applications Engineer (Avaya Asia Pacific Inc., Singapore), FInance Risk Consultant (Bank of China), Business Analyst (Corus Steel), SAP Consultant (Deloitte Consulting), Associate Consultant (Ernest and Young, India), Engineering Project Manager (BMW), Graduate Sales Trainee (Bloomberg), Graduate Supply Chain Consultant (IBM), Head of Assemby (Mercedes-Benz), Trade Analyst (Pemex, Mexico), Product Marketing Engineer (Schneider Electric), Planning and Development Business Analyst, Process Engineer (Proctor & Gamble), Marketing Research Executive (Porsche), Logistics Analyst (Koito Europe Ltd)

Contact us

Admissions Office,, +44 (0)24 7652 3691

Christina Liaskou

"The whole learning experience was completely different from anything I had come across before. We were not just taught theories, but how to apply those theories to real situations that businesses face."

Christina Liaskou
MSc Engineering Business Management, 2013/14

Start Date:
1st October 2018

One year, full time

Tuition Fees
Overseas: £24,640
Home/EU: £13,440

Online (£50 application fee)

Entry Requirements
Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)

Application Deadline
31st July 2018

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This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering
and Technology, subject to renewal in 2018.