Our MSc in Innovation and Technology Management is unique through its combination of management and engineering, integrating the two disciplines to ensure you have the necessary skills to manage across boundaries. It is delivered jointly by two of the University's top ranked departments- the School of Management and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Why study the MSc in Innovation and Technology Management?
This course is designed for engineering, science and management graduates who want to develop an understanding of innovation and technology management concepts and to apply these in real life. You will 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.
Our MSc in Innovation and Technology Management is a full-time degree that lasts 12 months. It is divided into two semesters and the summer period which runs from June to September. In each semester you will study three compulsory units. You will also take part in an Engineering Management Practicum in Semester 1.
Semester 1 core units
Project and change management; Management concepts for engineering; Commercialisation of new technology
Semester 2 core units
Innovation management; Creativity and innovation; Engineering management for sustainable value
In the final three months of the degree you can choose the dissertation track or practice track.
The dissertation is a unique piece of research, using techniques learned throughout the year. You will plan and execute your own project, supervised by a member of faculty. Your chosen topic should draw on real-world engineering practice.
The practice track is a team project that allows you to work with one of our partner organisations to solve a real engineering business challenge. You will apply the theory and skills you have learned to a practical issue and present your work to the company.
We know that an important reason for doing a master's degree is to improve your career prospects and our graduates have an impressive employment record.
We have years of experience working with a range of organisations and we will make sure you have access to as many organisations as possible, from day one of your degree. we will also help you to develop the skills needed to achieve your career goals. You will enjoy various timetabled and optional career activities during the year. You'll also have the opportunity to take part in a variety of optional workshops and events designed to improve your CV.
Careers support at Bath :
The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools and a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014. We are currently ranked 1st for Marketing and 2nd for Business and Management in The Complete University Guide 2018.
Learn about our faculty here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/management/faculty/
Find out how to apply here: http://management-masters.bath.ac.uk/apply/
Visit the Innovation & Technology Management (MSc) page on the University of Bath website for more details!