Combines the theory and practice of engineering with the study of business and resource-based management, entrepreneurial leadership, new business ventures and small-to-medium enterprises.
This Engineering Management postgraduate degree has been designed to meet the increasing demand for postgraduates with an understanding of the application of business and management knowledge in the industrial and engineering sectors. The course will crucially provide you with a master’s level education in the theory and practice of engineering management, integrating aspects of resource based management, engineering, leadership, change and enterprise, with particular emphasis on new business ventures and small business enterprise.
If you’re looking to work in engineering and technology industries, this is a great fast-track conversion course for graduates from disciplines unrelated to engineering and computing.
For full module descriptions, which include New Business Venture and Global Business Management, scroll down to the ‚What you’ll study’ section.
How you’re taught
All modules, with the exception of Global Business Management, are assessed by coursework, case studies and projects. Global Business Management is assessed by a combination of coursework and examination.
Contact hours for a 20 cp modules are typically around 50 hours, with a further 150 hours expected from you for directed and independent study.
Careers and employability
Not only will you have enviable transferable skills at the end of this course, but you will also be perfectly placed to enter a career in business management in the industrial or engineering sectors.
The real-world focus of this course will ensure that you stand out from the crowd when it comes to job applications and pursuing your future career. Nottingham Trent University graduates are widely respected amongst employers and our students are perceived as having the competitive edge due to the hands-on approach of our teaching.
NTU is one of the most employment-focused universities. Increasingly, employers want to recruit graduates who have real-world work experience. That’s why all of our courses, across every subject area, offer you a work experience opportunity. Our experts help build and support your future with a range of career programmes and events.
The school of Science and Technology will work closely with you to help find a placement and strengthen your CV and interview techniques. You’ll be supported and assessed throughout your placement year and will write a reflective report and diary at the end of your placement. When you successfully complete your placement and submit your placement report, you will be eligible to receive an additional award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practice.
Please note that placements are not guaranteed and the process is competitive through an application and interview process.
If you take the sandwich route, you will take a one-year work placement after the first three terms before returning to NTU the following year to start your research project.
Our recent students have taken placements across a wide range of companies including Active Plan Consulting, Suman Chemical Industries and Techplus Solutions. They secured varied roles such as Software Engineer, Cloud Operations Officer and Business Analyst.
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