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MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

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Full time | The University of Manchester | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course description

The MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship is an exciting masters course offered by Alliance MBS - home to Europe's largest number of innovation researchers. It can be taken as a one-year full-time course or part-time over two years.

Learn how to successfully manage both technology and organisational innovation
Gain understanding of how the innovation process works, how companies organise to take advantage of internal and external sources of innovation, how to carry out technology investment appraisal and forecast future innovation trends
Focus on developing analytical and critical skills, research training, personal communication skills and effective team-working
Prepare for a variety of careers including a leader of innovative teams, an entrepreneur in a technology-driven organisation, academic researcher or lecturer

Authentic mastery - being able to apply these methods, tools and techniques in a real scenario - is at the heart of much of the teaching and assessment. There is a strong emphasis on research training, development of personal communication skills, team-working and presentation which gives you an excellent basis to pursue a variety of careers across all sectors, academic research or teaching.

Coursework and assessment

Units are typically assessed by a combination of:

  • Written work (essay or report)
  • Presentation
  • Group project assessment
  • Examination

Career opportunities

Graduates from the course have gone on to a wide range of careers in industry. Recent recruiters include:

ASDA, BNY Mellon, British Council, Cap Gemini, Cisco Systems, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, IBM, JP Morgan, Panasonic, PT Telekomunikasi, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe, Tesco plc and Vodafone Group Services Ltd.

Modules

This course provides an introduction to the nature of innovation, why firms innovate, and how innovation can be managed, especially in firms. The course is taught through a mixture of lectures and seminars. The lectures cover a range of topics concerning the management of innovation, including motivations for innovating, how firms can protect their innovations using intellectual property rights (such as patents and trademarks), the nature and organisation and management of ?research and development? (R&D), the management of creative people, processes and teams, the management of product, service and experience innovations, the adoption and use of ?open innovation?, and the adoption and use of modularity in innovation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

13,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,000

Entry requirements

We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1, with 60% average) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent. When assessing your academic record we take into account your grade average , position in class and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification. IELTS: 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and no other element below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: 90 overall, with 22 or more in writing and no other element below 20.