This course is for
Engineering, science or management graduates who want to develop their innovation and technological/engineering skills.
Learn to become a leader who can manage and innovate in complex business environments. You’ll become equipped with skills to take a leadership role in innovation and technology management.
Two of the University’s faculties, Management and Engineering & Design, deliver this course. This unique combination bridges the gap between the two disciplines.
Tier 4 visa scheme
Benefit from a streamlined visa application process and get six months leave after your course.
We’re one of a small group of UK universities selected to take part.
- Benefit from the strengths of two leading teaching and research faculties, Management and Engineering & Design
- Get international insight as you learn with students from all over the world. Recent students have included those from Thailand, Germany, Colombia, Kazakhstan, China and the USA
- You'll also enjoy learning with students from a variety of backgrounds. Previous students have included mechanical engineers, computer scientists, chemical engineers, economists and social scientists
- You'll learn how to work together in high-performing multidisciplinary teams
- Our focus is on innovation. You'll learn to do things in a different way to improve results, make important change and improve the environment
- Become a future leader in your chosen field. Our students find work in areas like consultancy, project management and governmental innovation programmes
Content and structure
Semester one: taught units
You will take these units:
- Project and change management
- Management concepts for engineering
- Commercialisation of new technology
- Engineering management practicum
Semester two: taught units
You will take these units:
- Innovation management
- Creativity and innovation
- Engineering management for sustainable value
You will finish the course by choosing one of these two options:
- Dissertation Track: You will produce a unique piece of research using techniques learned throughout the year.
- The Practice Track: You will work with one of our partner organisations to solve a real business challenge. In teams, you will apply what you have learned and present your work to the company.
Teaching and learning
You’ll learn from academics who are experts in the field of innovation and technology management. Your learning experience will be enriched by the research activities and collaborations of academic staff.
We will also offer a wide range of opportunities for personal development. These will be delivered by specialists in our Careers Service, Academic Skills Centre and Library, or in partnership with the Students’ Union.
All units are taught on campus.
You will experience a variety of teaching methods including:
- project work
Methods of assessment
Units are assessed by a combination of formal examinations and coursework.
As well as the cost of books, you will also need to cover the cost of photocopying, printing and binding. You should budget at least £100 for this.
Some courses involve visits away from the University campus, and you may be required to pay some or all of the costs of travel, accommodation and subsistence for such trips.
This course is regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.
Achieve your career goals
Study with us to help achieve your career goals. You will develop the right skills and work with employers from week one of the course.
Our graduates have a great employment record. Many go on to work in areas like consultancy, project management, NGOs and governmental innovation programmes. Some start their own business and other go on to do academic research.
100% of 2016 Innovation and Technology Management students employed six months after graduation*
*Employment data based on those looking for work and for whom data is held (80% of 2016 class).
Destination of 2016 graduates
- 33% Consulting
- 19% Analyst
- 19% Commercial/Sales
- 15% Operations
- 5% Engineering
- 9% Other
- Americas Sustainable Development Foundation
- BMG Financial Group
- Ford Motor Car
- Quick Release
- Rolls Royce Engines
- Yijian Technology Group
2:1 or above (or its international equivalent) in engineering, management or another relevant subject. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
Type of degree
You should have at least a 2:1 in engineering, management or another relevant subject. We may consider other subjects. You’ll also need a B in GCSE Mathematics and a C in GCSE English (or the international equivalents).
If you are a UK student and completed your undergraduate degree abroad, your qualification must be equivalent to a 2:1 or above.
We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability.
European and international students
Contact us for more information about our entry requirements for your country, application help and funding details.
If English is not your first language, you will need to pass an English language test.
You will need an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of at least 6.5 overall. Your scores for reading, writing, listening and speaking must be at least 6.0.
These results must be no more than two years old from the start date of your MSc course.
We also accept other language tests, including PTE Academic, TOEFL. iBT, CPE and CAE.
If you have already taken a test but have not met the required standard, you can apply to take a pre-sessional course at the University.
If you are already studying in the UK
If you completed all of your undergraduate studies in:
- the UK
- a country where English is the official first language
You may be exempt from our English language requirements.
If you have an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or 5.5 you may qualify for a combined offer.
- Five-week course: An overall IELTS score of 6.0 may allow you to take a five-week English course before your MSc. Each of your listening, reading, writing and speaking scores must be at least 5.5.
- Ten-week course: An overall IELTS score of 5.5 may allow you to take a ten-week course before your MSc. Each of your listening, reading, writing and speaking scores must be at least 5.5.
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Last updated March 6, 2018