MSc Engineering Business Management – online

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc 2 years and 3 months online

    Intake dates: September, January and April

Course Description

Advance as a leader in engineering management

The Engineering Business Management online MSc from the University of Bath offers you an outstanding education that combines expertise from both the engineering and management disciplines — no prior experience is needed to apply. You’ll explore engineering processes and gain the leadership skills needed to advance in several types of management careers.

This course combines the academic excellence and industrial networks from the Faculty of Engineering & Design and the EQUIS– and AMBA-accredited School of Management. Distinguished lecturers draw upon their industry experience; this insight, underpinned by academic principles, fully prepares you for the next stage of your career.

  • Ranked 2nd in Business and Management studies by the Complete University Guide 2025
  • Ranked 3rd in Mechanical Engineering by the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • Ranked 4th in Business, Management and Marketing by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.
  • Ranked 4th for student experience in Mechanical Engineering by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
  • Awarded triple Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2023

In just over two years, you can complete the Engineering Business Management online MSc and employ leadership and professional skills for the effective management of engineering business projects, teams, and organisations. You will add to your management skillset so you could advance in engineering, business, operations, the supply chain, and project management in your relevant engineering environment or industry.

Explore the curriculum

The Engineering Business Management online MSc curriculum includes 12 units, plus a final Engineering Management based project, for a total of 180 credits. In each unit, you’ll engage with technology as you learn to lead businesses and organisations within the engineering and technology industries.


  • Leadership and Professional Skills (10 credits)
  • Making Business Decisions (10 credits)
  • Research Skills for Engineering Management (10 credits)
  • Management Practises for Engineering (10 credits)
  • Project Management (10 credits)
  • Engineering Management for Sustainable Value (10 credits)
  • Organisational Change Management (10 credits)
  • Commercialisation of New Technology (10 credits)
  • Operations Management (10 credits)
  • Developing and Manufacturing Products and Services (10 credits)
  • Supply Chain Management (10 credits)
  • Strategic Management of Product and Service Development (10 credits)
  • Engineering Project (60 credits)

Interactive online learning

Wherever you choose to study, you’ll always be engaged with the content, your lecturers, and your fellow students. You’ll benefit from:

  • Engaging video material
  • Real-life case studies
  • Digital resources to support your studies and develop your career

What our students say

“I decided to study an Engineering Business Management MSc to enhance my engineering skills with management knowledge and competencies, which can help me to become more effective and efficient in my engineering roles, and to advance my career in engineering technology-based organisations.”  Karwan Hassan, Engineering Business Management online MSc student

What will you learn?

You will learn to:

  • Apply key managerial tools and theories to real-life engineering and technology management challenges
  • Utilise leadership and professional skills for the effective management of engineering business projects, teams and organisations
  • Evaluate the role of sustainable practice in engineering and technology-based organisations
  • Assess the role of operations and supply chains in managing engineering organisations
  • Lead and participate in product and service development teams and evaluate approaches considering an organisation’s innovation strategy
  • Formulate appropriate process improvement initiatives affecting issues such as efficiency, cost and time
  • Recognise and propose solutions for challenges associated with the commercialisation of new products, services or technologies
  • Recognise approaches for working effectively in interdisciplinary teams, harnessing diversity to deliver solutions to engineering and technology management challenges
  • Critically assess data and information from multiple sources to make strategic judgments and recommendations

Gain professional skills for engineering management

Our Engineering Business Management course gives you skills that you can apply to your job immediately. You’ll be able to initiate and manage engineering and technology projects, manage teams, formulate process improvement initiatives and make strategic decisions based on data you’ve gathered.

This course allows you to pursue several careers at the intersection of engineering, technology, business and management, such as:

  • Business consultant
  • Engineering manager
  • Industrial engineering technician
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Manufacturing/production technician
  • Operations manager
  • Procurement executive
  • Product development engineer
  • Production manager
  • Project manager

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Entry Requirements

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

Ideally, you should have an undergraduate degree in an engineering or management discipline, but other subjects will be considered.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

If your first language is not English you will need IELTS with a grade of at least 6.5 overall and no less than 6.0 in any of the four parts (listening, reading, writing and speaking). If your first language is not English and you’ve completed your degree in the UK within the last two years, you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

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