BPES Programme

Business and management courses for engineers and scientists

In your future career as an engineer or a scientist, Business for Professionals of Engineering and Science (BPES) from Imperial College Business School will be of immense benefit to you. You’ll gain an understanding of the financial, strategic, operational and organisational context in which engineering and science takes place.

By combining studies in your department with modules delivered by the Business School, you will graduate with a powerful array of skills that will give you the flexibility to alter the direction of your career in response to changes in the workplace environment.

Registration opening dates

BPES registration opens at 9am on Thursday 16 May 2019 for Autumn Term modules and 9am on Thursday 23 May 2019 for Spring Term modules. Registration for BPES 2019/20 modules will be via the Departmental Student System (DSS) and will remain open until 5pm on Friday 7 June 2019 but students are advised to sign up at the earliest opportunity as places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Once modules are at capacity, students who attempt to register thereafter will be added to a waiting list.

Find out more by downloading our registration instructions.

Register here when applications are open

Module options

Each department decides which modules are available to their students. Before registering, you should check with your department whether the module you want to take is offered under your programme.

To find out more about the modules available, click on the module name of interest and you will be taken to the module outline.

If you sign up for an online module, please note you cannot take the face to face equivalent, i.e. Entrepreneurship Online/Entrepreneurship, Managerial Economics Online/ Business Economics, Corporate Finance Online/Finance and Financial Management. In addition, any students who have taken Accounting in previous years are not eligible to take Accounting Online.

The 2018/19 module outlines are provided below - please note that these are for guidance only and the offering for 2019/20 is subject to change.

Autumn term (7 October – 13 December 2019) Spring term (13 January – 20 March 2020)

Please note that BPES courses are not part of Imperial Horizons.

View the 2019-20 BPES Timetable

Studying online modules

All our online modules are taught on the Business School's bespoke virtual learning platform, the Hub. We have created a Hub demo to give you the opportunity to explore the Hub, try out some of our online modules and complete activities.

Find out more about the demo and studying on the Hub
Dr Edgar Meyer

The BPES modules will introduce you to a range of ideas, concepts and models relevant to working successfully in organisations. The faculty have designed modules that will stimulate your thinking and demonstrate to you how theory and practice interact. By working hard and engaging with the materials and the faculty, you will develop knowledge and skills that will stand you in good stead in your future endeavours.

Dr Edgar Meyer, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programmes

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