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Overview

This BSc programme in Technical Management offers a broad-based approach to engineering and management, provides the students with an educational profile that combines in-depth technical competence with a solid knowledge in business administration and management. Core content of the course comprises business, management, engineering and technology subject matters. Specialist options include operations management, quality management, environmental engineering, and logistics management. Students learn how products are engineered, manufactured and marketed; how new technology is implemented and applied; and how businesses and their human factors are managed or even financially controlled. Business and management topics make extensive use of case studies and project work; and a wide range of assessment methods is employed.

Programme structure

During their studies students are required to take up to 210 credits, each semester totaling 30 credits.
There are six core modules in each of the first three years of the programme.
The core modules in the first year are taken mainly from the fields of technical science, natural science and human sciences. The technical and natural science modules introduce the fundamental technical and mathematical techniques within the context in which they can be used.
Second year modules introduce the field of business management. The business modules begin by explaining the economic and industrial environment in which engineering companies must operate, then introduce the tools and techniques needed to manage an engineering business successfully.
During the third year, the students commence their specialisations. The students are offered four options: operations management, quality management, environmental engineering, and logistics management. Option modules or electives are also offered to the students.
In the final semester students are required to accomplish their final degree projects and write their theses.

Career opportunities

The appreciation of both business and engineering issues means that the prospects of students after graduation are excellent. The technological, managerial and interpersonal skills and knowledge acquired will open up a wide range of career opportunities in functions such as project management, product design, quality management, servicing and maintenance.

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States