Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Technological change and the digital economy raise new economic and managerial challenges for businesses and public and private sector organisations. This programme is designed for graduates who wish to develop a thorough understanding of the importance of innovation for rethinking management, business strategy, corporate assets, intellectual property rights, institutions, organisations, firms, entrepreneurship and globalisation in a changing world. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting'edge articles in the world's leading journals. We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting. We offer students of all ages and backgrounds a chance to study either part'time or full'time in our department and to gain an internationally recognised University of London qualification. The programme is also offered with specialisation in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management or International Technology Management .

Course Modules

Compulsory modules: Digital business; digital creativity and new media management; innovation and the knowledge economy; intellectual capital and competitiveness; principles of organization and management; research methods in management i. option modules: entrepreneurial finance; entrepreneurship and innovation; innovation systems: networks and social capital; innovation: management and policy.

Course Additional Entry

Normally at least a 2nd Class Honours degree in any subject area from a UK university or a non'UK equivalent. A professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations approved by the College. Relevant experience, supporting statements and references may be taken into consideration, especially in the case of non'standard applications. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English: IELTS Academic Test score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub'tests.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £15,950  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,450  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,975  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,225  Academic year. First year home fees