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E-Business and Innovation (MSc) - At the institution - London - Greater London
The 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 and firms in a globalised e-business world. The programme equips students with theories, principles and tools for analysing and coping with issues of e-business and innovation in a changing environment. It is relevant for those who aspire to become managers, business analysts, industrialists or deal with policy making.
Entry requirements Good honours degree or equivalent. Two references: either from an academic source and a past or present employer, or two from an academic source. Non-native speakers need to provide proof of English language ability (equivalent to 7.0 IELTS).
E-Business and Innovation (MSc)
The programme combines taught core and option modules. Compulsory and core modules are:
-Research Methods I
-Principles of Organization and Management
-The Economics and Governance of Innovation and Institutions
-E-business: Strategy and Policy
-Intellectual Capital and Competitiveness
-Innovation: Management and Policy
-Innovation Systems, Networks and Social Capital
-Social Networks in the Information Society
-Entrepreneurship and Innovation
-The Creative Industries and the Knowledge Economy
Students are able to choose option modules from a list of 35 postgraduate modules offered by the School of Management.
Lectures and seminars, including some by guest lecturers and speakers. You will also get a chance to go beyond the specialist taught elements through independent project or dissertation research supervised by a member of staff. This will allow you to draw tangible links between theory and practice in e-business.
Coursework and examinations, and also require a substantial piece of independent research in the form of a dissertation, which accounts for one third of the MSc.