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Technology Management (MSc)
The programme will assist you in developing a knowledge and understanding of the increasingly important area of technology management, building your management and leadership capabilities in this area, and enabling you to facilitate organisational change and sustainable improvements at the enterprise level through competitive work systems and effective knowledge management. In order to achieve these aims, module assignments and the final year thesis are company based. This will enhance their benefit for the company and the student.
The programme is delivered using a blended approach, that is, a combination of distance/online learning materials combined with face-to-face tutorials and seminars. The online element facilitates the learning in tandem with the distance-education, hard copy materials and periodic classroom contact. Students will be required to attend seminars on average one Saturday per month. Seminars will be held on a revolving basis at NUI Galway, UL and UCC.
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Requirements and Assessment
Applicants are expected to hold a primary Honours degree (minimum H2.2 [or equivalent international qualification]), or equivalent, and have at least five years of relevant industrial experience. Candidates who do not meet the minimum entry criteria may apply for the PDip (Innovation Management) or the PDip (Technology Commercialisation). On successful completion of either of these programmes, students may apply for entry to the MSc (Technology Management) with exemptions.
Alternatively, candidates who do not meet the minimum entry criteria may be interviewed by the Programme Board.
2 years, part-time
Next start date
A Level Grades ()
25 June 2017
Mode of study
The programme aims to develop your knowledge of product innovation, technology transfer and R&D processes, enabling you and companies to gain competitive advantage through their technologies. It is offered under the auspices of the Atlantic University Alliance (AUA), a collaborative agreement between UCC, UL and NUI Galway. Delivered on a part-time basis over four semesters, the programme includes taught modules and a year-long research (thesis) module in Year Two of the programme.
Modules on offer include:
- Managing Innovation
- Information Systems and Software Management
- Managing Technology Projects
- Product Design and Development
- Innovation and Technology Transfer
- Marketing Technology Products
- Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Technology Finance and Capital
- People and Strategic Management
- Strategy and Management of Technology
- People Management for Technology Organisations
- Lean and Six Sigma
- Lean Tools and Techniques
- Six Sigma
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Fees: Student levy
Fees: Non EU
For updated details contact:
Dr. Niamh Nolan
Adult and Continuing Education Office
T +353 91 493746