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University of Bath: Innovation and Technology Management

Institution University of Bath View institution profile
Department School of Management View department profile
Telephone 01225 383757
Study type Taught


Develop knowledge and skills to lead innovative development projects. Gain hands-on experience of creativity tools, technology management and commercialisation.

This course is designed for engineering, management or science graduates who want to develop their innovation and technological/engineering expertise.

You’ll learn about managing technology and innovation in rapidly evolving global organisations. You will also develop project management, strategic management and commercialisation skills.

This is not a typical technology degree: we bridge the gap between management and technology/engineering. Two of Bath’s top departments, the School of Management and the Department of Mechanical Engineering, deliver this course.

You'll explore the contemporary issues that occur when management and engineering meet. A focus on leadership and professional skills will help you graduate prepared for a range of careers.

Learn in an international and interdisciplinary environment of academics, students and industry contacts. Our students come from all over the world. Their backgrounds include degrees in mechanical and chemical engineering, computer science, economics and social science.

Key benefits - Focus on innovation: learn to do things differently to improve results, drive important change and support the environment.

  • Graduate prepared to become a leader in your chosen field. Our graduates work in areas like consultancy, project management and governmental innovation programmes.

  • Put what you learn into practice through individual and group projects, including the option to work on a real industrial problem for your summer project.

Highly-ranked We're ranked Top 50 in Western Europe and 3rd in the UK in the Eduniversal Innovation and Project Management ranking 2021.

You may also want to look at our related MSc in Engineering Business Management.

We give you the edge We combine the latest research with many opportunities to apply it. This will help you stand out from the crowd. You'll develop key professional skills and work with our partner organisations on optional projects from day one. Find out more about optional activities.

Our graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD. Find out more about how we prepare you for career success.

Graduate career data 75% of our 2021 graduates were working or had accepted a job offer within three months of completing their degree. View more graduate career data.

Building for the future Our new School of Management building opened in June 2022. The latest technology gives you a flexible and modern learning environment. The design focuses on working together, with an open layout to enable effective teamwork.

Our new building encourages engagement with other students and academics. A dedicated Employment Hub provides a space for you to meet and network with our industry partners.

Learning and teaching You will learn from staff with backgrounds and expertise in relevant areas of management, engineering and technology. This course has been designed holistically ensuring the available units complement each other to meet its overall aims.


The University of Bath
School of Management

Think Ambitious.

We are one of the UK’s leading business schools. We’re ranked 1st for Marketing in The Complete University Guide 2022, a position we have held since 2017. Top 5 for Accounting and Finance (The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2022) and top 10 for Business, Management and Marketing (The Guardian University Guide 2022 and The Complete University Guide 2022). This means we consistently deliver outstanding teaching and learning for our students.

We’re also a leading centre for research. In the latest Research Excellence Framework, 41% of our submissions …

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