We normally look for a First or Upper Second class honours (2:1) degree from a UK university or the overseas equivalent in any discipline.
Months of entry
Gain the skills to understand and manage innovation in both entrepreneurial and established firms.
- Financial Appraisal and Investment Economics
- High Technology Entrepreneurship
- Innovation and the Knowledge Economy
- Innovation Management
- Research Methods
- Business Creation and Development
- Developing Enterprising Individuals
- Eco-Innovation Management
- Innovation and Market Strategy
- Innovation Through Creativity and Design
- International Competitiveness, Business Strategy and Innovation Management
- Regional, National and Global Dimensions of Science, Technology and Innovation
- Service Innovation
- Water and Sanitation Planning and Policy in Developing Countries
You must complete a satisfactory dissertation to be awarded your MSc. This piece of work, undertaken in your third term and over the summer, gives you the opportunity to apply the techniques and theories you have learned during the taught modules.
A list of dissertation topic areas will be presented to you towards the end of the first term: dissertation topics reflect the diverse interests and expertise of research-active academics who teach on the course and other research and teaching staff. Sometimes there are opportunities to undertake dissertations related to ongoing research projects or in collaboration with industry. Alternatively, you may work on an academically-grounded business plan.
Examples of topics covered include:
- Disruptive innovation in the theatre: a case study of simulation technology
- Emerging technological innovation systems: an analysis of the UK offshore wind industry
- How do green issues affect the IT industry?
- Investigating the determinants of success of generational technologies in the video game industry
- The pattern of venture capital firm investment in early stage high technology companies in the UK
- The Rising Silicon Dragon – strategies adopted by high tech non-government enterprises in China
Information for international students
IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 100 internet-based. Only applicants who already meet the minimum English language requirements will be considered. English language test results submitted must be less than two years old. See the website for more information: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/masters/entry-requirements/language-requirements.aspx
Fees and funding
MBS Scholarships are also available - contact the Admissions Office for details and visit the MBS website for further details: http://www.mbs.ac.uk/masters/courses/scholarships/
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- PGT Masters Admissions
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