Engineering Business Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #147 (WUR) ,
From an early stage in their career, engineers need to manage project progress and finances in professional environments. Projects can become increasingly complex, often involving overseas collaboration.

About

Our course is for you if you’re a new or practising engineer, and interested in a career in engineering management. We combine advanced topics in business, management and finance with further study in specialist engineering topics.

You will benefit from:

  • company visits
  • simulations
  • case studies
  • a guest lecture series featuring international speakers and industry leaders.

Key facts

  • This course builds on Sussex’s strong foundation of interdisciplinary study – it is taught jointly by the Department of Engineering and Design and the Department of Business and Management.
  • We have strong links with industry, which benefits both Masters-level and PhD research.
  • Our courses are designed to meet employer demands – you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to compete effectively in the fast-paced world of work.

Careers

Our course is designed to meet the strong demand from engineering-based companies and organisations for their technical specialists to be proficient in project management, to understand the global business environment and to be capable of achieving leadership management positions.

The continued demand for highly qualified engineers worldwide means that – with the combination of technical, business and management knowledge you gain from this course – employment opportunities are available in a wide range of sectors including:

  • transportation and automotive
  • manufacturing and electronics
  • energy supply and sustainable-energy industries
  • banking and financial software
  • telecommunications and control.

On successful completion of this course, doctoral study is also an option.

Programme Structure

Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Global Business
  • MSc Engineering Project
  • Management, Innovation and Organisational Performance
  • Managing Complex Projects, Products and Systems
  • Strategic Management - Business Management Course

Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests.

  • Advanced Digital Communications
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Advanced Networks
  • Advanced Thermofluids
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Gas Turbines and Turbocharging
  • Heat Transfer Applications
  • Infrastructure and Innovation
  • Managing Intellectual Property
  • Marketing Analysis and Financial Strategic Planning
  • Mobile Communications
  • Satellite and Space Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

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    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above in engineering, mathematics or physics.


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    18750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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