E-Business and Innovation MSc - 2019 Entry
Full time 12 Month(s)
Successful innovation means answering the questions: what is needed and what is possible? Business leaders must understand tech and business context to flourish. This course explores how to use IT to gain competitive advantage, open up new markets, enhance customer and supplier relationships, and streamline core processes.
This Masters degree is taught by experts from the Management School and the School of Computing and Communications. It is a unique combination of management, business and computing.
We look at entrepreneurship, e-business and digital technologies in everything from start-ups to multinationals. The first modules focus on management and technology, whilst the following modules build on each other, advancing your knowledge in the most effective way.
You will hear from lecturers and guest speakers. You will take part in simulation practical experience, the IBM teaching partnership and the Hackathon (insert link). You can interact with experts-in-residence from organisations such as IT firms, transport firms, and environmental committees.
We will ask you to frame your approach to business innovation using theories and current research. This helps you think in a more systematic way, which is perfect for enterprise systems, business analysis and the SAP system. You can then choose from a research, start-up or consultancy-based dissertation, depending on your future career path.
You will be studying with students from across the world. Some have years of workplace experience, others are recent graduates. This brings additional depth to the experience. We encourage group working and co-working to create a sociable environment in which to put your skills of persuasion, negotiation and team-building into practice.
Our graduates join consulting firms, family businesses, start-ups, IT companies, power companies, banks or continue their academic studies. They thrive in the time-limited business challenges run at many interviews.
This programme is also available as a Postgraduate Diploma. By choosing this option, you will follow the same curriculum but omit the dissertation.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.
Designed for: Graduates looking for a career as a management consultant, ICT professional or technopreneur, or wishng to pursue PhD study
Entry requirements: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in any subject.
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications at International Qualifications:
Additional requirements: Work experience is not required
English language: IELTS: Overall score of at least 7.0, with no individual element below 6.0
We consider tests from other providers, which can be found at English language requirements
If your score is below our requirements we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes:
10 week- Overall score of at least 6.0, with no individual element below 5.5
For details of eligibility see: Pre sessional programmes
4 week- Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 6.0
Further information is available at English for Academic Purposes
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.Further information: Please see our website
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