Your engineering business management career options

After you complete your online MSc in Engineering Business Management from the University of Bath, you'll have the qualifications you need to enhance your current position, gain promotion in your current place of employment or change career paths.

Our Engineering Business Management course gives you real-world skills that you can apply to your job immediately. You'll be able to initiate and manage engineering and technology projects, manage teams, formulate process improvement initiatives and make strategic decisions based on data you've gathered.

Throughout the course, you can take advantage of networking opportunities with fellow students and industry professionals, which can enhance your range of connections, areas of interest, and opportunities. You'll have the support of our outstanding faculty as you work on a professional development plan that suits your unique goals.

This course allows you to pursue several careers at the intersection of engineering, technology, business and management, such as:

  • Business consultant
  • Engineering manager
  • Industrial engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Technology manager
  • Operations manager
  • Procurement executive
  • Product development engineer
  • Production manager
  • Project manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Technology specialist

The most recent graduating class from the campus Engineering Business Management course have thrived in a range of industries across the spectrum of Engineering Business Management roles and disciplines:

IndustryPercent of Graduates
Banking & finance12%
Retailing & wholesaling6%
Management consulting6%
Distribution & logistics6%
Other industries29%

Where can our students go on to work?

There are many different career pathways for students taking this course. Burning Glass Labour Insights revealed that thousands of job postings are looking for candidates with skills in engineering business management. Some of the most well-known employers seeking these skills are:

  • Amazon
  • AstraZeneca
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing
  • British Sky Broadcasting Group
  • Citigroup
  • DHL Express
  • Google
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Microsoft
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Siemens
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

Some of Bath's recent campus-based MSc in Engineering Business Management graduates have positions with:

  • Amazon
  • Atkins
  • Deloitte
  • Ikea
  • ZhongYe Company
  • Siemens
  • Iris Consulting
  • Shanghai Automotive Asset Management Co Ltd.
  • Vodafone

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Career Services

As well as providing the teaching and experience to further your career, we can help you improve your CV and find your perfect job with 1:1 support

Engineering and Design Career Services

The Postgraduate Employability Team are a dedicated support to postgraduate taught students within the Faculty of Engineering and Design. The team provides assistance, guidance and information on developing your employability whilst at the University of Bath and helping prepare you for your next career steps as a graduate. 
Our support includes:
  • Online workshops and sessions
  • 1:1 appointment
  • Placements support
  • Monthly employability newsletter
  • Dedicated LinkedIn groups, helping you to build your professional network
  • Wide range of resources.

Networking with Alumni

Networking is a valuable tool in building employability and potential career opportunities. Make use of all alumni links available to you as a University of Bath student. Alumni are a useful tool in helping to build your employability and professional network. 
Alumni can provide: 
  • Insight into their experiences of gaining employment after their MSc
  • Explain how they navigated recruitment
  • How they built upon their employability during their time at Bath
  • Offer tips and insider information on their sector, company, or job role.