Taught course

Digital Business

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours or higher in a wide range of subjects with some element of qualitative (essay-based) study. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

English language requirements: Band 6C. IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn from industry leaders at the frontier of the digital and sharing economy sector on this innovative masters degree. Informed by our academics’ unrivalled research strengths in the field, it will prepare you to start your own digital business or implement digitally-enabled innovative practices within existing organisations.

A critical mass of digital and sharing economy expertise within Southampton Business School means that our research output in this field is unmatched in most other UK universities. Exposure to leading practitioners will also offer you the opportunity to find out more about possible careers and develop your professional networks.

Core/Compulsory modules: Digital Business; Digital Entrepreneurship; Quantitative and Qualitative Research;
Web Applications; Web Architecture; Interdisciplinary Thinking.

Optional modules: Operations Management; Innovation and Technology Transfer; The Science of Online Social Networks; Computational Thinking; Semantic Web Technologies; Open Data Innovation.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Southampton Business School
+44 (0)23 8059 4393