Strategic Technology Management MSc

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Overview Updated 25/09/2018

Our MSc in Strategic Technology Management is the first programme in the UK which considers the evolving computationally efficient techniques as an approach that can assist decision-makers to make more strategic and informed choices. This course will develop your critical thinking skill in the context of strategic approaches to technology management and offers the opportunity to examine emerging concepts such as Digital Twins and Internet of Things as part of your study.

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Course

Highlights

  • Choose between full time and part time with a September or January start date for full flexibility.
  • Participative and interactive activities designed to consolidate and develop your understanding.

Additional

Information

Schedule

The MSc Strategic Technology Management is available to study full-time or part-time, with start dates in January and September.

If you choose to study full-time, the course duration will be one year, split into three semesters. In the first semester you will study Strategic Management of Information Systems, Critical Issues in Project Management, and Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management. In the second semester you will study Strategic Issues in Logistics, Quality and IT Management, and Digital Twins and the Internet of Things. At this stage you will also begin your dissertation, which you will complete in the third semester. You will undertake this as self-study (with online support) and you will be allocated a supervisor who will guide and support you through this process. Meetings with your supervisor are not compulsory but are strongly recommended.

Course Details

Quality and IT Management

The challenge for IT Service professionals and IT departments is to work in partnership with the business to co-ordinate and deliver high quality IT systems in an ethical and professional manner. This module introduces you to the basic concepts of IT Service Lifecycle from a quality perspective, working from the history of quality and its management through to modern day quality processes, approaches, governance and standards. You will consider different models of IT service provision and resource management and their impact on the business, its customers and other stakeholders. You will explore the cost of quality and the impact this has on security and risk issues.

Read more…

Open Days

Come Say Hello

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

There are a number of different career opportunities that you can consider on completion of the MSc Strategic Technology Management, such as:

  • Strategic Solutions Management
  • IT Strategy and Planning Management
  • Consultancy
  • further study

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you have relevant work experience and related professional qualifications you will also be considered on an individual basis.

This course will be useful if you are a professional employed in business and/or technology sectors and wish to progress in your job by gaining a more specialist qualification. If you have a degree in Business, Management, Information Systems, Technology and/or Engineering related courses, you will be considered for entry to the programme. The course may also be very attractive to many international applicants.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Course Content

  • Strategic Issues in Logistics (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM040
    Core Module Y
  • Quality and IT Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM052
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM058
    Core Module Y
  • Critical Issues in Project Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM074
    Core Module Y
  • Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM072
    Core Module Y
  • Digital Twins and Internet of Things (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM078
    Core Module Y
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM077
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

To be eligible for the award of MSc Strategic Technology Management, you must successfully complete 120 credit modules and the 60-credit Dissertation.

To be eligible for the award of PG Dip Strategic Technology Management, you must successfully complete 120 credit modules.

To be eligible for the award of PG Cert Strategic Technology Management, you must complete the following three 20-credit modules: Strategic Issues in Logistics, Strategic Management of Information Systems, and Critical Issues in Project Management.

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,150
Part Time: £795 per 20 credits

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

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Updated 25/09/2018

  • Our MSc in Strategic Technology Management is the first programme in the UK which considers the evolving computationally efficient techniques as an approach that can assist decision-makers to make more strategic and informed choices. This course will develop your critical thinking skill in the context of strategic approaches to technology management and offers the opportunity to examine emerging concepts such as Digital Twins and Internet of Things as part of your study.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Choose between full time and part time with a September or January start date for full flexibility.
    • Participative and interactive activities designed to consolidate and develop your understanding.
  • Quality and IT Management

    The challenge for IT Service professionals and IT departments is to work in partnership with the business to co-ordinate and deliver high quality IT systems in an ethical and professional manner. This module introduces you to the basic concepts of IT Service Lifecycle from a quality perspective, working from the history of quality and its management through to modern day quality processes, approaches, governance and standards. You will consider different models of IT service provision and resource management and their impact on the business, its customers and other stakeholders. You will explore the cost of quality and the impact this has on security and risk issues.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Schedule

    The MSc Strategic Technology Management is available to study full-time or part-time, with start dates in January and September.

    If you choose to study full-time, the course duration will be one year, split into three semesters. In the first semester you will study Strategic Management of Information Systems, Critical Issues in Project Management, and Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management. In the second semester you will study Strategic Issues in Logistics, Quality and IT Management, and Digital Twins and the Internet of Things. At this stage you will also begin your dissertation, which you will complete in the third semester. You will undertake this as self-study (with online support) and you will be allocated a supervisor who will guide and support you through this process. Meetings with your supervisor are not compulsory but are strongly recommended.

    • Come Say Hello

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      There are a number of different career opportunities that you can consider on completion of the MSc Strategic Technology Management, such as:

      • Strategic Solutions Management
      • IT Strategy and Planning Management
      • Consultancy
      • further study
  • If you hold a recognised first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) you will be eligible to apply for this course. If you have relevant work experience and related professional qualifications you will also be considered on an individual basis.

    This course will be useful if you are a professional employed in business and/or technology sectors and wish to progress in your job by gaining a more specialist qualification. If you have a degree in Business, Management, Information Systems, Technology and/or Engineering related courses, you will be considered for entry to the programme. The course may also be very attractive to many international applicants.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Strategic Issues in Logistics (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM040
      Core Module Y
    • Quality and IT Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM052
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Management of Information Systems (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM058
      Core Module Y
    • Critical Issues in Project Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM074
      Core Module Y
    • Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM072
      Core Module Y
    • Digital Twins and Internet of Things (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM078
      Core Module Y
    • Dissertation (60 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM077
      Core Module Y
    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

      Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

      *Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,150
    Part Time: £795 per 20 credits

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £ 12,200

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

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