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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 Electronic and Electrical Engineering by The Times 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: £17,750
Scholarships: Scholarships worth up to £3,000 available.
Accreditation: IET and AMBA being sought.

Modules

The table below shows the modules that you will study if you commence your studies in September 2014. 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 2015 download our 2015 brochure to give you a flavour of what you will study.

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 Credits
Effective Decision Making 15
Managing for Innovation 15
Operations and Supply Chain Management 15
Engineering, Technology and Business Management Project 45
Electronics Industry Dissertation 15
 
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 Credits
Information and Communications Technology Mobile Applications Development 15
Data Communications and Network Security 15
Digital Media Engineering 15
Optical Communications Networks 15
Wireless Communications Systems Design 15
Nanotechnology and Healthcare Generic Methodologies for Nanotechnology
15
Next Generation Silicon Technologies 15
Molecular-Scale Engineering 15
Medical Electronics and E-Health 15
Micro- and Nano-Electromechanical Systems 15
Energy Grid-Connected Microgeneration 15
Micro-grid Laboratory 15
Electric Power Generation by Renewable Sources 15
Control Systems Design 15
Electric Drives 15
Power Electronics & Drives 15
 
Business optional modules
(you don't have to choose modules from the same themes)
Theme Modules Credits
Decision Research Advanced Management Decision Making 15
Risk Perception and Communication 15
Innovation and Creativity Strategic Management 15
Creative Industries Management 15
Information Management Information Tools for Organisations 15
Challenges in Information Management 15
Operations and Supply Chains Managing Global Logistics and Supply Chains 15
Managing and Designing Value Chain Networks 15

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 UK upper second class honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, in an engineering, computing or physical sciences discipline, or the equivalent to a lower second class honours degree (2.2) accompanied by demonstration of specific competence in electronic and/or electrical engineering.

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

English language requirement: GCSE English Language grade C (or above) or an equivalent recognised English Language qualification e.g. IELTS: 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing.

Our Language Centre provide a range of English for Academic Purposes Pre-sessional courses, which are designed to help international students develop their language and academic study skills.

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.