University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Engineering Business Management

Engineering professionals with strong technical expertise as well as excellent management abilities are highly sought after, and this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to fulfil a variety of exciting international roles. You will develop the techniques and analytical tools to enhance business operations, paired with a thorough understanding of the processes and practices of the engineering industry; a truly powerful combination. Taught in partnership by the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences and the Business School, we will provide you with an exceptional learning experience, access to world-leading academics, and the chance to build an outstanding personal network to enhance your future career. The programme�s emphasis on management is specifically focussed for engineering professionals to allow them to move into high-level management roles. Graduates can expect to enjoy careers as leaders of business and product development, project management, customer services, human resources, and a wide variety of other areas, particularly related to the engineering industry.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2.1 Honours degree in the Physical Sciences eg, Computer Science, Engineering or Physics. English language requirements: for applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any section; or TOEFL IBT: overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing; 21 for listening; 22 for reading; and 23 for speaking; or Pearson Test of English: 58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills; Cambridge English: Advanced and Proficiency: overall score 176 with no less than 169 in any section; applicants with lower English language test scores may be able to take pre-sessional English at INTO University of Exeter prior to commencing their programme.

Course modules

Core modules: management and professional skills; engineering management science; engineering MSc project; numerical methods; systems analysis in engineering. Optional modules: computer aided engineering design; signal analysis and image processing; new developments in materials engineering; mechanics of materials; advanced structural engineering; advanced geotechnical engineering; water and environmental systems; manufacturing supply chain management; agile, lean and competitive enterprise; data storage and memory technologies; electromagnetics and wave propagation; thermo fluids and energy conversion; computational engineering; management of product development; manufacturing; structural engineering; civil engineering hydraulics; water resources and pollution control; materials; operations management; digital signal processing; communications engineering.

Assessment methods

The exact form of assessment varies between modules and includes individual and group-based coursework, programming assignments, essays, workshop reports, and class tests. Some in-lecture exercises are not assessed, but are used for feedback purposes only. The individual MSc project dissertation is submitted at the end of the 1 year programme.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 19,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

Key information

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