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Technical Management BSc

December 12, 2011

Former Engineering Business Management BSc

The Hungarian Government declared in 2007 that the official translation for the formerly called Engineering Business Management BSc is Technical Management BSc. The change of the English name did not affect the content of the course. The knowledge provided by the study program is equivalent with the content of the courses offered by many European higher educational institutions as Engineering Business Management bachelors study program.
Level of qualification: Bachelor (BSc)
Degree: Bachelor of Sciences in Technical Management
 
Scheme of Study: 7 semesters (3 and a half year) full-time program
 
Specializations/Majors:
- quality management
- operations management
- environmental engineering
- logistics management
 
Graduates with a technical background, the analytical skills of an engineer, plus knowledge of business and management have numerous career opportunities. Meeting the challenges of global competition creates increased demand for graduates, who can provide an interface between technical and business personnel. For those who see their future in the engineering sector in a business or management role this joint degree is an ideal choice.
 
The Course
This BSc programme in Technical Management offers a broad-based approach to engineering and management, provides the students with an educational profile that combines in-depth technical competence with a solid knowledge in business administration and management. Core content of the course comprises business, management, engineering and technology subject matters. Specialist options include operations management, quality management, environmental engineering, and logistics management. Students learn how products are engineered, manufactured and marketed; how new technology is implemented and applied; and how businesses and their human factors are managed or even financially controlled. Business and management topics make extensive use of case studies and project work; and a wide range of assessment methods is employed.
 
Reasons to Choose Our Technical Management BSc Course
  • Acquire an excellent mix of managerial and technical skills
  • Gain thorough understanding of the business environment and industrial management
  • Develop excellent transferable skills
  • Take the opportunity to study in a multi-cultural environment
 
Future Prospects
The appreciation of both business and engineering issues means that the prospects of students after graduation are excellent. The technological, managerial and interpersonal skills and knowledge acquired will open up a wide range of career opportunities in functions such as project management, product design, quality management, servicing and maintenance.
 
Content and Structure
During their studies students are required to take up to 210 credits, each semester totaling 30 credits.
There are six core modules in each of the first three years of the programme.
The core modules in the first year are taken mainly from the fields of technical science, natural science and human sciences. The technical and natural science modules introduce the fundamental technical and mathematical techniques within the context in which they can be used.
Second year modules introduce the field of business management. The business modules begin by explaining the economic and industrial environment in which engineering companies must operate, then introduce the tools and techniques needed to manage an engineering business successfully.
During the third year, the students commence their specialisations. The students are offered four options: operations management, quality management, environmental engineering, and logistics management. Option modules or electives are also offered to the students.
In the final semester students are required to accomplish their final degree projects and write their theses.
 
Preparatory Course
The preparatory course is designed to help students to develop and strengthen their skills necessary to successfully pursue engineering and business studies at our college in English.
The program lasts two semesters (1 academic year) and offers intensive training in language studies (standard and professional English, Hungarian), intercultural competencies and communication, professional preparatory courses.
Core Modules: English language, Listening comprehension, Hungarian language, Basics of ESP in Management, Intercultural Communication, Project Management, Preparatory courses in Mathematics, Economics, Physics and Chemistry.
Examination Scheme and Advancement to the Bachelor Course
All those students who pass the progress tests and fulfill the requirements (e.g. acquire the credit points) of the preparatory course can automatically begin their first semester engineering studies at the College of Dunaújváros.
 
 
Year One
Core Modules: Analysis, Mechanics, Engineering Physics, Chemistry and Materials Science, Introduction to Informatics, Engineering Mathematics, Business Economics and Industrial Relations I, Technology of Structural Materials, Introduction to Organisational Behaviour, Microeconomics, Machine Structures, Organisational Behaviour I, Ecology and Environment.
Year Two
Core Modules: Macroeconomics, Business Statistics, Business Economics and Industrial Relations II, Ergonomics, Machine Structures II, Organisational Behaviour II, Marketing, Business Finance, Technology and Project Management, Introduction to Logistics Management.
Year Three
Core Modules: Public Administration and Business Law, Financial Accounting, Business to Business Marketing, Human Resource Management, Operations and Quality Management, Strategic Management, Product Management and Value Engineering.
Specialisation: engineering and managerial modules.
Engineering Field Practice, Engineering Project.
Option modules/electives.
Year Four (only one semester)
Core Modules: Introduction to the Social Sciences, Basics of ESP English in Management.
Specialisation option modules/electives.
Thesis Project.
 

 
Application Deadline
The preparatory course starts in October. The application deadline is 31st July.
The degree course starts in September. The application deadline is 31st July.
We accept late applications, please contact us!
 

CONTACT
E-mail: international@mail.duf.hu 
Phone: (+36) 25 551-211
Fax: (+36) 25 551-262
 
 
College of Dunaújváros
International Relations Department
Dunaújváros
Táncsics M. u. 1/A Pf. 152
H-2401, Hungary