Business Innovation with E-Business (MSc)

Year of entry

2018

Start date

October 2018

Location

Central London

Status

Fully Approved

Duration

One year full-time or two years part-time

Attendance

Two to three evenings a week full-time or one to two evenings a week part-time, October to July

Technological change and the digital economy raise new economic and managerial challenges for businesses and public and private sector organisations. Birkbeck is a centre for excellence in research and inspirational teaching in business innovation.

This postgraduate degree in business innovation is designed for graduates who wish to develop a thorough understanding of the importance of innovation for rethinking management, business strategy, corporate assets, intellectual property rights, institutions, organisations, firms, entrepreneurship and globalisation in a changing world.

Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.

We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.

We engage in significant collaborative research and have excellent contacts with many public and private sector organisations, professional bodies and researchers at other academic institutions.

The programme is also offered with specialisation in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management or International Technology Management.

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Highlights

  • Specialised focus on e-business.
  • Helps you to succeed in a changing world that demands new skills in the areas of innovation, the digital economy, entrepreneurship and globalisation.
  • Equips you with theories, principles and tools for analysing and coping with issues of business innovation.
  • You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles that are required for your studies.
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Course structure

You complete eight taught modules (totalling 120 credits) and write a 12,000-word dissertation (worth 60 credits).

You take six compulsory modules, and choose one module from the list of option modules and one from the range of management postgraduate modules (or from other departments, subject to approval).

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