MBA Programme (60 credits)

General

Program Description

Give your career as an engineer more future paths with competence in subjects such as strategy, finance, and leadership. You study part-time and from home.

The program consists of 60 credits and leads to a Master’s degree.

At BTH

Give Your Career as an Engineer More Paths and Choices

The program is suitable for professionally active engineers that want to move on in their career, especially towards more leading roles in projects or line organizations. Since the education runs part-time and online you can combine studies with work.

Specific Courses to Optimize the Degree

Six different courses and a thesis develop your ability to integrate technological and economical skills in a joint context. The courses span subjects, such as strategy, finance, and management.

International Experience and Borderless Networks

By working with people from different parts of the world on assignments and projects, you will not only gain an increased understanding of intercultural aspects but also develop an international network that may create possibilities after your studies.

After BTH

During the education, you acquire knowledge and competence to change your career, perhaps in an entrepreneurial direction, or to a work role including more responsibility.

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Facts

  • Type of instruction: Distance, mixed-time, part-time 50%
  • Application code: BTH-90553
  • Study period: 2020-August-31 until 2022-June-05
  • Education level: Second cycle
  • Main field of study: Industrial Economics and Management
  • Application: Apply via universityadmissions.se
  • Welcome letter: Link to welcome letter from a responsible teacher will be posted here no later than 3 weeks before the course begins.
  • Location: Some or all of education and examination is held at distance.
  • Language of instruction: The teaching language is English.
  • Entry requirements: Degree of Bachelor of Science in Engineering, 180 ECTS, including a written degree project equivalent to 7,5 ECTS. 15 ECTS mathematics/applied mathematics and 5 ECTS industrial economics, business administration or equivalent. At least two years of working experience following the degree. English 6. Specific eligibility in the English language from upper secondary school for non-Swedish students: TOEFL 575/90; IELTS 6.5 no section below 5.5, or University of Cambridge and Oxford tests.

Program Distribution

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Curriculum

Semester 1

  • Mandatory courses
    • Corporate finance
    • Principles of leadership and management

Semester 2

  • Mandatory courses
    • Strategy and control
    • Managerial economics

Semester 3

  • Mandatory courses
    • Economic analysis of technology and innovation
    • Research methodology in industrial economics

Semester 4

  • Mandatory courses
    • Master's thesis (60 credits) MBA

Learning Outcome

In addition to the aims regulated nationally, the following aims have been set for the program.

On completion of the program the student will:

  • show knowledge and understanding in the electrical engineering area.
  • show thorough knowledge and understanding within the telecommunication systems area.
  • show knowledge and understanding of current trends and problems within the telecommunication system area.
  • show the ability to search, evaluate and use information in an independent way to be able to learn during both future studies and in their professional careers.
  • show ability to, in an independent way, broaden their knowledge into new areas within the area of telecommunication systems and also have the ability to analyze problems and develop new methods and techniques as well.

Admission

Admission criteria

Method 2 MBA Program

General

This method is intended to assess the applicant’s suitability to study the Internet-based MBA Programme.

Selection Criteria
  • Prior education and professional experience.
Specification of Selection Criteria

f there is a higher number of qualified applicants, than seats in the program, a selection is made within the group of applicants who fulfill the requirements. The selection method used aims at assessing the applicant’s suitability for studying the MBA program, based on the applicant’s educational background and working experience.

The first step in the selection process is an assessment of the relevance of the student's educational background in relation to the program. Points are given, where no relevance = 0 points, some relevance = 0,5 point, and high relevance = 1 point.

The second step is an assessment of the relevance of the student's working experience in relation to the program, following the same model. No relevance = 0 points, some relevance = 0,5 point, and high relevance = 1 point.

In total, the applicant can get a maximum of 2 points.

Points are given as follows: Education:

  • Master of Science in Engineering (5 years or 3 years + 2 years) = 1 point
  • Master of Science within a technical subject area = 0,5 point
  • Bachelor's degree within a technical subject area = 0 points.
  • Working experience: Manager, Project Manager, Personnel Manager, Budget and financial responsibility = 1 point
  • Project participant = 0,5 point
  • None of the above = 0 point
Last updated Jan 2020

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