MSc Technology and Operations Management

University of Groningen

Program Description

MSc Technology and Operations Management

University of Groningen

MSc Technology and Operations Management

How can resources be used efficiently and how can technological innovations contribute to gaining competitive advantage? This Master's programme will teach you.

Within the product life cycle, design is the first step. Then comes production and customer's supply. The final step includes warranty and product replacement. The Master's programme in Technology and Operations Management teaches you how to organize all phases. You will learn to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and cost efficiency. You will be trained to gain competitive advantage for companies.

In this one-year programme, you will focus on core aspects such as operations management concepts, facility design and planning. You will learn to define, diagnose and analyse problems and develop and evaluate solutions and technological innovations. In addition, you will be trained to design new planning and control concepts. You will also assess the impact of product and process innovations on the employers and organization of a business.

Newcastle University and the University of Groningen also offer a double degree programme in Operations Management. You will start the first semester in Newcastle. The entire programme is compulsory and takes 16 months. You will receive a Master's degree from both universities.

Entry Requirements - International students

You need a GMAT or GRE in order to enter a Master of Science programme at the Faculty of Economics and Business.

GMAT score:

  • 600 or higher: you will be automatically accepted, provided you meet all other requirements
  • 500 or higher: the final decision will be taken by the Board of Admissions

GRE score: Or you need to submit a positive GRE-exam result.

Exemptions: Please check exemption regulations for a GMAT/GRE test.

To be applicable for this Master's programme, you need an academic bachelor's degree in the field of Business, Management, Human Resource Management, Economics, Econometrics, International Economic Relations / Trade and Accountancy.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained. This evaluation is carried out by the Admissions Officer and the Admissions Board.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 22, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
1 year
Full time
2,006 EUR
May 1, 2017
EU and non-EU
Start date Sept. 2017
Netherlands Groningen
Application deadline May 1, 2017
EU and non-EU
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 2,006 EUR
- EU, 14.200 EUR. - non-EU per year