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. Birkbeck is a centre for excellence in research and inspirational teaching in business innovation.

This postgraduate degree in business innovation 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.

Course Modules

Full'time compulsory modules:

Innovation Systems: Networks and Social Capital;

Innovation: Management and Policy;

International Business Strategy;

Principles of Organization and Management;

Research Methods in Management I;

The Business Environment: International and Comparative Perspectives .

Part'time compulsory modules Year 1:

Innovation: Management and Policy;

International Business Strategy;

Principles of Organization and Management;

Research Methods in Management I;

The Business Environment: International and Comparative Perspectives .

Part'time compulsory module Year 2:

Innovation Systems: Networks and Social Capital .

Group 1 option modules:

Digital Business;

Digital Creativity and New Media Management;

Entrepreneurial Finance;

Entrepreneurship and Innovation;

Innovation and the Knowledge Economy;

Intellectual Capital and Competitiveness .

Group 2 option modules:

Business in the European Union;

Globalization: forces, players and management;

International Business and Economic Development;

International Business Ethics;

The Business Environment: International and Comparative Perspectives .

MSc Business Innovation with International Technology Management dissertation

Start Date:

10/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,250 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £17,425 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,625 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £8,700 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MSc £5,625 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time Evening
MSc £8,700 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • 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.