The MSc in Technology Management will assist managers or aspiring managers to develop their knowledge and understanding of the increasingly important area of technology management, while building their management and leadership capabilities for new or current roles.
The course aims to develop students' knowledge of product and service innovation, process optimisation, technology transfer and research and development (R&D) processes, enabling students and companies to gain competitive advantage through their technologies.
The programme is delivered in association with the University of Limerick (UL) and University College Cork (UCC), with the location of Saturday workshops (approximately monthly) rotating between the three universities.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Flexible learning: the programme is delivered using a blended approach, that is, distance/online learning materials combined with face-to-face tutorials and seminars.
2. Peer learning and professional networking: As this is an executive education course, participants will learn from each other and benefit from the high level and diverse experiences of fellow students.
3. Experience different campuses: Students attend seminars approximately one Saturday per month, on a rotating basis, at NUI Galway, UL and UCC.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates must have a primary honours degree, minimum H2.2 or equivalent, and 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 courses with an average grade of 2.1 honours, students may apply for the MSc in Technology Management with exemptions.
2 years, part-time.
Post Course Info
The programme is designed for managers, technical specialists, engineers or those responsible for managing technologies within their organisations. A range of career opportunities are open to graduates in areas such as R&D, production and operations management, information systems and management consultancy. As the programme is delivered on a part-time basis, the majority of students are in full-time employment or actively seeking employment while studying.