Master of Science/Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Business Management
工程商業管理理學碩士學位/深造文憑


Sept 2017 Entry
Programme code: 45080

Duration & Credit Requirement


Stream Code

EDM for MSc (Full-time)
EFP for PgD (Full-time)
EPM for MSc (Part-time)
EPP for PgD (Part-time)

Mode of Study
Mixed Mode
Normal Duration

1 year (Full-time)
3 years (Part-time)

Credits Required for Graduation

Please refer to the Curriculum section in the programme entry.

Fund Type
Self-Financed
Initial Registration Credits

1 module (equivalent to 3 credits) for local part-time students;
$77,000 (equivalent to 27 credits) for a half of the total programme fee for non-local or full-time students

Tuition Fee

HK$12,000 per module for local students
HK$14,000 per module for non-local students

Note: A HK$24,000 Project (Dissertation) fee will also be charged for local students. For non-local students, a HK$28,000 Project (Dissertation) fee will be charged.

Programme Leader(s)

Director of Studies

Prof. Man Hau-chung
BSc(Eng), MSc, PhD, DIC, CEng, FIMMM, FHKEng, FLIA, MHKIE

Remarks
  • This programme is jointly offered by PolyU and the University of Warwick, UK, under the Integrated Graduate Development Scheme (IGDS).
  • This is an exempted programme under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance in Hong Kong. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualifications to which this programme may lead.

Aims & Characteristics

The MSc in Engineering Business Management is designed for those who want to become managers and leaders in technology-based businesses.  It provides a multidisciplinary education that integrates engineering, business, management and IT with analytical tools and techniques to provide participants with the means to improve internal and external operations as well as the processes and technologies used by engineering businesses.

 

Participants will develop skills in research, analysis and the evaluation of complex business problems through a methodical approach to problem solving and decision making.

 

Characteristics

This multidisciplinary and flexible programme offers over 20 modules that blend four major subject areas: Direction Motivation and Care of People, Business, Operations, and Manufacturing.

 

Students can attend the programme in full-time study mode and complete it at a faster pace. They can add or drop modules, change their mode of attendance and even attend in different countries to suit their own schedules.

 

In addition to strong academic support from both PolyU and the University of Warwick, local experts and industrialists provide updates on the latest developments in their companies and discuss application and implementation issues.

 

Non-local applicants are welcome to apply to study in this programme in Hong Kong.

Recognition & Prospects

This MSc degree is jointly awarded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and The University of Warwick, UK.

 

This industry-led programme adopts multidisciplinary and innovative approaches to provide participants with a thorough understanding of key elements in Direction Motivation and Care of People, Business, Operations, and Manufacturing, and subsequently enable them to apply the management techniques for improving the integration of business operation systems.

Curriculum

Programme Structure

For the MSc

A minimum of nine modules, of which;
at least two modules from designated Direction Motivation and Care of People or Business modules;
at least five modules from designated Operations or Manufacturing modules; and
a Dissertation

 

For the PgD

Students must either complete 12 taught modules, all with passes, or pass 6 modules plus a Dissertation.

 

Core Areas of Study

The following provides a list of the modules for the various core areas of study. Students can construct their own programmes from the following four main areas:

Direction Motivation and Care of People

  • Leading Change
  • Organisations, People and Performance

 

Business

  • Business Strategy and Strategic Management
  • Financial Analysis and Control Systems
  • Financial Strategy
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Legal Aspects of Global Business
  • Strategic Marketing

 

Operations

  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Innovation
  • Leadership and Excellence
  • Service Design and Delivery
  • Storage and Warehousing Techniques
  • Technology Management
  • Transport Techniques and Management

 

Manufacturing

  • Industrial Engineering for Business Improvement
  • Logistics and Operations Management
  • Operations Strategy for Industry
  • Procurement and Inventory Management
  • Product Design and Development Management
  • Project Planning, Management and Control
  • Quality Management and Techniques
  • Supply Chain Management

Entrance Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with Honours;
    OR
  • Post-experience Diploma or Higher Diploma with acceptable work experience;
    OR
  • Mature applicants with significant relevant experience will be considered on individual merit.
     

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5, or TOEFL iBT 92, or the equivalent

Other Information

  1. Student Admission
  • Part-time or local applicants: January/April/July/October intake
  • Full-time non-local applicants: January/August intake
  1. Each module, which can be completed within one to two weeks, comprises 40 hours of lectures, case studies, syndicate sessions, hands-on workshops, visits and in-house assignments.

Enquiries

For enquiries on application matters, please contact:
IGDS/IMDS Administration Unit, The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Room EF611, Core F, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon
(tel: (852) 2766 6606/(852) 2766 7984/(852) 2766 6624; fax: (852) 2764 4471; email: igds.office@polyu.edu.hk);
or visit our website at www.igds.polyu.edu.hk.

Student Message


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Additional Documents Required


Employer's Recommendation

Required

Personal Statement

Required

Transcript / Certificate

Required

Others

An English language qualification certificate


Info Seminar


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