Technology Ventures with Digital Manufacturing (in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University)

University of Strathclyde


This unique and exciting two-year programme provides you with the opportunity to study and benefit from the expertise of both Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the University of Strathclyde.

Silicon Valley is synonymous with tech start-ups and entrepreneurship and there's so much opportunity and funding in the region that entrepreneurs see it as a fertile ground for turning ideas into a reality.

Scotland also has a renowned history of innovation which is at the very heart of the country’s psyche and the University of Strathclyde is a central part of Scotland’s first Innovation District. This degree allows you to combine the best of Silicon Valley and Glasgow City Innovation District, creating the perfect combination for students wishing to develop the necessary skills to launch ventures that solve society’s biggest challenges.

This course has been developed to teach you how to focus your engineering skills and successfully approach problems like an entrepreneur, expand your expertise in digital manufacturing, emerging technologies and launch an innovative venture and career worldwide.

Modern manufacturing engineers not only need to be experts in the latest classic manufacturing technologies – they need to know how to exploit the power of Digital Manufacturing to stay competitive in an increasingly global digital market. This course helps you to gain a deeper insight into the necessary cyber-physical technologies and new developing business models.

Entry Requirements

A first or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant engineering, technology, science or business-related discipline.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

24 months


Faculty of Engineering


Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy