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Digital Engineering and Innovation Management MSc

  • Entry requirements: 2:2 (or above)
  • Year of entry: 2017
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Location: London
  • Part-time: Up to 4 years
  • School: Loughborough University London

Programme information

This programme is aimed at providing an opportunity to advance your knowledge and widen skills through guidance and interaction with industry professionals and academic staff from the current, cutting edge product and manufacturing fields of Digital Engineering and Innovation Management.

This course is for engineering, science, technology or computing graduates who wish to develop a career in the automotive or related industries, by further specialising their existing knowledge and skills. The programme is also beneficial for those who wish to update their skills and gain a refreshing outlook on digital engineering and management, following time spent working in industry.

Thus, this programme will provide the opportunity to enhance career prospects in a range of advanced technology and engineering related disciplines. Industry led seminars will transfer first-hand knowledge from leaders in the field. Each module has been designed to develop a strong foundation of next generation engineering and will provide students with the skills required to undertake design and manufacturing maintenance and testing of high-value products.

Programme aims

  • To study and deploy theoretical analyses and action based learning techniques needed to develop insights and address complexities involved in innovation processes that need to be supported by Digital Engineering (such as through a reduction of physical prototyping)
  • To attain advanced thinking, skills, knowledge and experience needed to apply Digital Engineering capabilities in support of Innovation
  • To develop skills in advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in an appropriate engineering, science or technological discipline. Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here


Modules are assessed primarily by exams and also include a combination of group exercises, presentations and time-constrained coursework and assignments with varying levels of weighting depending on the nature of each module. Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake. 

Future Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme will be well qualified for a range of managerial positions in design and manufacturing, as well as in advanced engineering and testing in the automotive and technologies industries.

Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

London taught programmesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 2 £10,000 £22,650

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.


A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.