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School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Engineering, Technology and Business Management MSc

Students

Overview

This programme is for graduates in Electronic Engineering or a similar subject with an aspiration to become senior managers or entrepreneurs in global companies where understanding technology and being able to manage innovation in business are key to success.

This unique programme is jointly delivered by the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Leeds University Business School, meaning that students are taught by leading experts in technology and in business management. This collaboration allows you to tailor the programme of studies to your needs, with 3 engineering themes and 4 business themes.

We have an integrated style of learning and teaching. Practical laboratory classes and project work allow you to gain hands-on experience investigating and applying topics from your lectures and tutorials to real-life engineering and
business situations. You will also have access to specialist facilities and laboratories which are equipped with the latest technology.

We are ranked 7th in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering by the Complete University Guide and the Good University Guide 2014 and ranked number one in the UK for research in the latest Government Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).

Course duration: Full-time, 12 months
Start date: September 2014
Course fees: UK/EU: £10,000; International: £16,800
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to £3,000 available.
Accreditation: IET and AMBA being sought.

Modules

The tables below show the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2013. This information is taken from the University Programme Catalogue, which is a tool designed for current students to select modules.

If you are looking to start your studies in September 2014 a list of modules is available in the 2014 brochure.

All of our MSc courses operate on a credit-based modular system. A standard module is typically worth 15 credits and the research project/dissertation is worth 45 credits. You are required to study 180 credits in total.

Compulsory modules
Effective Decision Making
Managing for Innovation
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Engineering, Technology and Business Management Project
Electronics Industry Dissertation
 
Engineering optional modules
You are required to study 75 credits from the following modules.
You don't have to choose modules from the same themes.
Theme Modules
Information and Communications Technology Mobile Applications Development
Data Communications and Network Security
Digital Media Engineering
Optical Communications Networks
Wireless Communications Systems Design
Nanotechnology and Healthcare Generic Methodologies for Nanotechnology
Next Generation Silicon Technologies
Molecular-Scale Engineering
Medical Electronics and E-Health
MEMS and NEMS
Energy Grid-Connected Microgeneration
Micro-grid Laboratory
Electric Power Generation by Renewable Sources
Control Systems Design
Electric Drives
Power Electronics & Drives
 
Business optional modules
(you don't have to choose modules from the same themes)
Theme Modules
Decision Research Advanced Management Decision Making
Risk Perception and Communication
Innovation and Creativity Strategic Management
Creative Industries Management
Information Management Information Tools for Organisations
Challenges in Information Management
Operations and Supply Chains Managing Global Logistics and Supply Chains
Managing and Designing Value Chain Networks

This is an indicative list and actual content may vary as we regularly review the content of our courses in light of new experiences and developments in the field.

Career options

Graduates are well-placed for senior roles in the electronics industry (with sectors including Energy and Power, Telecommunications, Consumer Electronics and Aerospace) Many such organisations need engineers with a deep understanding of business and management issues. Furthermore, graduates are increasingly finding careers in companies that are applying digital technologies to improve their business.

Entry requirements

A degree equivalent to a UK upper second class honours (2:1) degree or higher in an appropriate numerate discipline usually electronic engineering, but others may be considered.

In some special cases, if places are still available, applicants with a good lower second class (2:2) honours degree and who have relevant work experience may also be considered and so should not be deterred from applying.

We also welcome and accept students with a wide range of international equivalent qualifications.

English language requirement: A pass at GCSE level in English language (grade C or above). If English is not your first language, you are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English. You will need to meet our minimum requirements for one of the following recognised English language tests: the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS), the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and the Pearson Test of English Academic.

How to apply

The easiest and quickest way to apply for one of our masters courses is to apply online. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process. However, if you prefer, you can download an application form to print out and complete. Once complete, please return this, along with the correct documents to our Engineering Admissions Hub either via email or post: Engineering PGT Admissions Hub, Faculty of Engineering, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK.

If you require any further information please contact our admissions team,
e: pgtelec@leeds.ac.uk, t: +44 (0)113 343 2035.