M.Sc. Technology and Innovation Management

Dublin - IRELAND

Field(s) of study: Innovation Management, Technology or Manufacturing Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 45 €
Course cost: 8 150 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Government grants
  • Payment by my company

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Dec 2016
to
May 2017

Available slots: 

Available spots: : 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 

September 2017

Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years

Accreditations

EDUNIVERSAL

The programme is aimed for science, engineering and technology graduates who are interested in developing an innovation, management and commercial perspective on technology, and/or who wish to pursue management careers in a technology focussed industry.

The programme objectives are as follows:

  • Provide perspectives, concepts, and tools to anticipate challenges and seize opportunities presented by global technological change;
  • Provide graduates from different functional areas and perspectives with an understanding of the nature and process of technological innovation;
  • Develop a common business language so managers and technologists can work together on technological processes within their organisation;
  • Understand international and cross-cultural management perspectives and processes vis-à-vis technology development and innovation;
  • Understand and integrate the commercialisation of technology and management of business operations;
  • Utilise the linkages between technologies and organisational strategies to create value for the customer and competitive advantage for the organisation;
  • Develop an understanding of the innovative and competitive value that can be achieved through better supply chain management, outsourcing  and business partnerships; and
  • Develop the knowledge and skill set required to manage development projects.

Semester 1:
Marketing
Finance for Management  Decision Makers
Innovation Management
Strategic Management
Project Management
Business Research Methods
Semester 2:
Commercialisation
Technology Management
Strategic Entrepreneurship
Understanding & Leading Organisations
Operations Management
Strategic  Supplier Management (including outsourcing)
Semester 3:
Professional Development Module
Group Applied Consultancy Project

Course format: 

Delivered on a full-time basis over twelve months, the programme is designed in three distinct stages:

  • The first semester of the programme exposes the participants to key management functions relevant to industry.
  • Whilst the second stage not only advances knowledge within specific technology management contexts, it also advances learning by adopting a more strategic and corporate level of analysis, focusing on key management challenges for the technology sector.
  • The third stage of the programme is the completition of a major management-learning focused group consulting project. The Professional Development Module, which runs over the three semesters, prepares the students for their consulting project and their future career.

Entry requirements

  • 2.2 award in an honours bachelor degree in science, engineering or technology

Admission criteria: 

  • Based on your academic grades and
  • may take into account your work/life experience
  • may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes

Manager: 

Mrs/Ms Kate Uí GHALLACHóIR