MA Innovation Management applicants must have an Honours Degree, and normally at least one year of relevant professional experience, but we will look at exceptional candidates with less. The relevant disciplines and professional fields are: business studies management the Social Sciences humanities physical sciences marketing design English language requirements All classes are conducted in English. If English is not your first language, we strongly recommend you send us an English language test score together with your application to prove your level of proficiency. If you have booked a test or are awaiting your results, please clearly indicate this on your application form. When you have received your test score, please send it to us immediately. The standard English language requirement for entry is IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in any one paper, or equivalent. For further information visit the Language Centre website. Applicants who will need a Tier 4 General Student Visa should check the External English Tests page which provides important information about UK Border Agency (UKBA) requirements. What we look for Applicants will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: a BA qualification or equivalent level of skills and knowledge in your own discipline and preferably some examples of post college work in your particular field evidence of interest and understanding of innovation and its management work demonstrating engagement with innovation and its management a reflective and critical approach evidence and experience of teamwork evidence and experience of research and analysis self motivation, ambition and a commitment to the course
Months of entry
MA Innovation Management is part of the Culture and Enterprise programme. It aims to bring together open-minded individuals from a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds in order to promote new ways of thinking and doing that encourages creative collaborations in the pursuit of innovation. Our focus is on developing strategic collaborative practitioners who can identify, and develop, innovative business and public sector opportunities.
MA Innovation Management will explore innovation in relation to services, products and user experiences. It will be delivered through a range of different learning experiences, from the traditional to the experimental, from student- led to industry-linked, so that students can produce synergistic and co-operative approaches to problem-solving, risk-management and opportunity development.
Graduates of MA Innovation Management will be able to identify and deliver creativity and innovation within both a lifestyle and business context. They will be able to apply innovation tools and practices, research and identify which creative vectors are suitable for a given scenario and communicate such opportunities in a compelling and engaging way.
MA Innovation Management graduates will be highly attractive to potential employers in business, the creative industries or policy makers who wish to embrace 360- degree innovation. This postgraduate course will help graduates develop careers in areas like innovation research, strategy and business development and brand/product management.
Information for international students
Our International Office deals specifically with the needs of students from overseas. Tel +44 (0)207 514 7027.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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