The International Pre-Master's - Engineering from the University of Cambridge prepares students to undertake Master’s level study in higher education institutions in the UK, or elsewhere, in Engineering.
The course aims to:
- develop students’ skills as independent and critical researchers in preparation for Master's level study;
- enable students to conduct a systematic literature review as a means of critically surveying research allowing the formation of a research question and/or hypothesis;
- enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of key and emerging Engineering themes
- foster students’ knowledge and understanding of different methodological approaches to research, including the skills and techniques necessary to conduct qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research;
- enable students to design and conduct an independent research project drawing on appropriate evidence, methodological techniques, and theory;
- enable students to critically appraise and evaluate the results of their research and present their findings to a wider audience including relevant stakeholders;
- provide students with the necessary English language and academic literacy skills to conduct an independent research project.
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Students will learn about research fundamentals, research processes and how to conduct an independent research project based on a variety of case studies linked to current and emerging themes in Business Management.
The current and emerging themes are:
● Managing Technology and Innovation
● The Ageing Workforce and Productivity
● Environmental, Social and Governance Issues (ESG)
● Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality
Unit 1: Research Fundamentals: Thinking like a Researcher
Unit 1 is a 30 credit unit split between research fundamentals (20 credits) and English language and academic literacy skills (10 credits).
Unit 2: Research Design: Professional Research Processes and Procedure
Unit 2 is a 30 credit unit split between research fundamentals (20 credits) and English language and academic literacy skills (10 credits).
Unit 3: Independent Research Project in the Specialist Subject
- 9 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesInnovation Management Technology Management General Engineering & Technology View 1521 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Kingdom
- Applicants for this course will normally have achieved a UK 2.i honours degree or overseas equivalent from a recognised higher education institution, in a Business Management related field.
- The current GPA equivalency is: GPA 3.5/4; GPA 4.3/5; GPA 3.8/4.3
- A language certificate waiver is not available for this course. All applicants are required to submit a certificate at application.
- TOEFL iBT – overall 90, with no element lower than 22, other than speaking which can be no lower than 20
- IELTS – overall 6.5, with no element lower than 6.0
- Cambridge Advanced – overall 176, with no less than 169 in any paper
- Cambridge Proficiency – overall 176, with no less than 169 in any paper
International17500 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
EU/EEA13875 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13875 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
There are no bursaries or grants available for this course.
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