Research course

Technology and Innovation Management

Institution
University of Sussex · SPRU - Science Policy Research
Qualifications
PhD

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Entry requirements

You’re normally expected to have at least a Merit (an average of 60% of overall) in a relevant Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree

Your qualification should be in a subject area related to science and technology policy. You may also be considered for the degree if you have several years of equivalent professional experience.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

At SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, our research focuses on the direction, degree and impact of technological change. We aim to understand the varied pathways through which it may develop and how that can be strategically managed.

We work on enhancing innovation in all types of organisations, and across all sectors. This involves developing and delivering tools to improve the management of innovation within organisations and between organisations and their suppliers and customers.

AREAS OF STUDY:

Key areas of interest include:

  • technology strategy
  • high-growth new ventures
  • infrastructure sectors
  • healthcare and bio-pharmaceuticals
  • the management of knowledge and intellectual property.

We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

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