Managing Innovation and Information Technology
School - Salford Business School
Subject area - Business and Management
Start Date(s): September; January; March; June; November; July
MSc (one year full-time or two years part-time)
PgDip (eight months full-time or two years part-time)
PgCert (four months full-time, one year part-time)
Part-time - £1,425 per 30 credit module
UK - £8,550
International - £14,400
- You will be taught by a team of internationally recognised experts
- We offer you strong digitals sector links
- You will have access to emerging technologies, tools and development spaces
- Part-time study option
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- International students can apply
Programme updated for September 2018 entryThis programme (previously called Information Systems Management) has recently been through our regular programme review; this ensures it addresses the current and future needs of students and employers. Applications are now open for our September entry.
Managing Innovation and Information Technology has been developed in partnership with industry partners to reflect the needs of business owners who are dependent on information technology and systems.
The programme has been designed for students with a background in technology who are looking to develop and apply their skills in a managerial position. You will learn from our expert academics, all of whom are research active members of the award-winning Salford Business School Centre for Digital Business.
There are a number of opportunities for you to develop your technical and business skills. Salford Business School organises the annual Creative Entrepreneur conference and hosts the Innovating Future Business competition, both of which offer you the opportunity to present your business idea for potential commercial investment.
The University is more than just teaching or lecturing, but a life changer for those who really want immerse themselves into the system. My knowledge of IT in business was improved through my choice of programme. The modules helped my career a lot, not only did I develop my understanding, but I was able to put it into practice whilst still in school studying. After graduating, I landed myself my dream job as a Test Analyst with an organisation I have always wanted to be part of!Emmanuel Ojo, MSc graduated 2014, MSc Information Systems Management (now reviewed and re-launched as Managing Innovation and Information Technology).
The programme is block delivered and there are several entry points throughout the year. Students will take the modules below in a sequence dependent on their start date.
The course is delivered in four blocks of intensive study periods. For each block, you study a single module for a 6-week period. Face-to-face teaching is delivered on campus for 6 hours each week. In addition, you will attend the taught element of the Business Innovation Programme one afternoon a week during the 6-week blocks.
Part time students study alternate modules (one module on, one module off) to complete their degree in two years.
During this period, you will also undertake independent study in your own time with online support through the University’s virtual learning environment, Blackboard.
For the final third of your studies, you will work on your Business Innovation Project, working with your own or another organisation on a live brief.
SEMESTER 3Business Innovation Project (BIP)
This module accounts for the final 60 credits of your degree. You will have the opportunity to select between a live project, placement, internship or dissertation, all of which are designed to accommodate your career aspirations and enhance your professional experience.
You will be allocated a supervisor who will mentor you through the BIP project. You will also have the opportunity to engage with the Student Hub and Student Life. Student Life can help with pre project / placement support for students and opportunities for those going on placement to participate in training workshops to ensure best practice. The Student Hub can helps you to find internships, placements and live projects for your Business Innovation Project.
- Placements can be undertaken in the UK or overseas.
- You can undertake your placements with your sponsor or employing organisation.
- For international students placements are 6 months maximum due to visa restrictions.
- For home/EU students, placements can possibly be extended to 12 months.
- You will be paid a salary for the duration of your placement.