Taught course

Business Strategy and Innovation Management

University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree from a UK university, or equivalent overseas/professional qualification. A wide range of subjects accepted in Business, Economics, Science, Engineering, IT, Management and Marketing, Communication, Education, Political Science and Sociology. Work experience in a related field can compensate for degree subject/grades. Applicants with previous work experience are encouraged to apply. Applications assessed on individual merit.

Months of entry

October, September

Course content

This programme aims to respond to those interested in strategic thinking and the challenges of developing new products and services, providing you with knowledge and skills that can be used in a wide range of organisations. You will learn about latest developments in strategy and innovation, including recent trends in responsible and service innovation. This MSc also looks at how theories and concepts can be applied practically in a real-world setting.

Compulsory modules: Global Strategies for Growth; Sustainable and Responsible Innovation; Service Innovation Management; Innovation and Technology Transfer; Current Trends in Strategy and Innovation Management; Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Optional modules: Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Marketing in the Digital Age; Entrepreneurial Marketing; Global Entrepreneurship; Retailing in the Digital Age; Strategic Marketing Decisions

Plus dissertation

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393