Strategic Technology Management MSc

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Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 06/11/2018

Our MSc Strategic Technology Management considers the evolving computationally efficient techniques as an approach that can assist decision makers to make more strategic and informed choices. The programme will develop your critical thinking skills about strategic approaches to technology management. The programme offers you the opportunity to examine emerging technologies, strategic theories and practices in assessing Information Systems, Logistical Systems, and critical issues in Project Management within context.

Course

Highlights

  • Opportunity to examine emerging concepts such as Digital Twins and Internet of Things,
  • Wide perspective to technology management by strategically assessing contexts such as information systems, logistical systems and project management.
  • Unique by title in the UK.
  • 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

The modules within the programme are outlined and briefly introduced below:

Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management:

The purpose of this module is to provide future business managers with an introduction to risk and resilience. You will understand the workings of holistic supply chains and the required managerial decisions and how these intercede with risk mitigation strategies and resilience planning.

Critical Issues in Project Management:

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

This course is suitable for recent graduates of Business, Management, Information Systems, Technology and/or Engineering related degrees. It is also appropriate for professionals employed in business and/or technology sector who wish to progress in their current roles. Potential job titles once graduated will include (and not limited to) Business Analyst, Asset and Configuration Manager, Business Design Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Supplier Manager, Project Manager, and Consultant in a related context.

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

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

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 IS (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM058
    Core Module Y
  • Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM072
    Core Module Y
  • Critical Issues in Project Management (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM074
    Core Module Y
  • Digital Twins and Internet of Things (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM078
    Core Module Y
  • Business Research Project (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM077
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

Some of the modules will offer external academic and industrial guest lectures. This will enable you to become familiar with the emerging technologies, research works and industrial trends in the wider environment. There will also be the opportunity to participate in external visits that we open to all our postgraduate taught students.

Research

Staff teaching on the course are research active, and research informed teaching is one of the key contributors to the currency of this master’s programme.

Postgraduate

Successful graduates of this course will have the opportunity to pursue further studies at doctoral level. The University offers a graduate discount scheme for our master’s graduates who wish to undertake a research degree programme at the University of Northampton.

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

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300
Part Time: £3,240  (80 Credits Year 1) £4,050 (100 Credits Year 2).

Postgraduate Loans

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

18/19 Tuition Fees

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: £3,180 (80 Credits Year 1), £3,975 (100 Credits Year 2)

19/20  Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £ 12,750

18/19 Tuition Fees

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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Updated 06/11/2018

  • Our MSc Strategic Technology Management considers the evolving computationally efficient techniques as an approach that can assist decision makers to make more strategic and informed choices. The programme will develop your critical thinking skills about strategic approaches to technology management. The programme offers you the opportunity to examine emerging technologies, strategic theories and practices in assessing Information Systems, Logistical Systems, and critical issues in Project Management within context.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Opportunity to examine emerging concepts such as Digital Twins and Internet of Things,
    • Wide perspective to technology management by strategically assessing contexts such as information systems, logistical systems and project management.
    • Unique by title in the UK.
    • 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.
  • The modules within the programme are outlined and briefly introduced below:

    Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management:

    The purpose of this module is to provide future business managers with an introduction to risk and resilience. You will understand the workings of holistic supply chains and the required managerial decisions and how these intercede with risk mitigation strategies and resilience planning.

    Critical Issues in Project Management:

    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

      This course is suitable for recent graduates of Business, Management, Information Systems, Technology and/or Engineering related degrees. It is also appropriate for professionals employed in business and/or technology sector who wish to progress in their current roles. Potential job titles once graduated will include (and not limited to) Business Analyst, Asset and Configuration Manager, Business Design Analyst, Supply Chain Analyst, Supplier Manager, Project Manager, and Consultant in a related context.

  • 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 IS (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM058
      Core Module Y
    • Risk and Resilience in Holistic Value Chain Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM072
      Core Module Y
    • Critical Issues in Project Management (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM074
      Core Module Y
    • Digital Twins and Internet of Things (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM078
      Core Module Y
    • Business Research Project (20 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.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300
    Part Time: £3,240  (80 Credits Year 1) £4,050 (100 Credits Year 2).

    Postgraduate Loans

    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    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: £3,180 (80 Credits Year 1), £3,975 (100 Credits Year 2)

    19/20  Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £ 12,750

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    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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