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International Innovation Management (MSc, PgDip, PgCert)



International Innovation Management is a postgraduate qualification affording a unique opportunity to explore contemporary approaches to product development and the technical challenges involved in the management of such practices in the modern international arena.

PATHWAY OPTIONS AND HOW TO APPLY

Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing (MSc)
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Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing (PG Dip)
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Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing (PG Cert)
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Industry 4.0 Advanced Manufacturing (PG Mod)
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Tuition Fees 2021/22:
Free* *This is subject to Diminimus funding
Free* *This is subject to Diminimus funding

Tuition Fees 2020/21

Why choose this course?

Do you work for a manufacturing firm in Wales? Are you looking to further your career by learning the fundamentals of innovation on a supportive, fully-funded programme? International Innovation Masters could be the answer.

Our programme has been designed by experienced industry leaders who understand the challenges faced by modern manufacturers. With most of the course being delivered remotely via our virtual learning portal, you can continue to work throughout your studies, experiencing lectures and course material online while applying your new knowledge to real scenarios in your current role.

What you will learn

Course Overview

The international innovation management pathways are designed to provide an insight into trends in modern industry and the methods used to ensure products meet the demands of consumers in a modern world.

We work closely with the sector to ensure that we maintain currency in our teaching practice and meet the continually changing landscape of industry.

Module Topics

PG-Mod (40 Credits)

  • Introduction to Innovation
  • New Product Development

PG-Cert (60 Credits)

  • New Product Development
  • International Innovation
  • Research Methods and Professional Development

PG-Dip (120 Credits)

  • Introduction to Industry 4.0
  • Introduction to Innovation
  • New Product Development
  • International Innovation
  • Research Methods and Professional Development
  • Financial Management and Planning

MSc (180 Credits)

  • Introduction to Industry 4.0
  • Introduction to Innovation
  • New Product Development
  • International Innovation
  • Research Methods and Professional Development
  • Financial Management and Planning
  • Dissertation
Assessment

Assessment for this course is reflective of practices within the sector ranging from the production of technical reports to the delivery of key ideas through presentation.

For those students who continue to the full MSc pathway this will culminate in the production of a Masters dissertation project whereby students will have the opportunity to explore a topic relevant to their organisation in detail demonstrating their understanding of the concepts covered throughout their study.

Assessment types have been carefully selected to support the abilities of all learners and provide practice of real-world tasks required within industrial roles.

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Entry Criteria
  • Must hold a Level 3 qualification
  • Must have current role in Industry
Career Opportunities

Our students currently fulfil roles within SME’s and are looking to undertake the necessary train to add to their skills to support career progression within their current roles whilst preparing for future sector demands.

Additional Costs

It is possible to complete this programme of study without any additional costs.

Students may wish to purchase materials for modules such as Major Project but this is not a requirement and will have no bearing on the final grade achieved. 

Student Quotes

Jon Jolley, Managing Director, SRM Engineering Ltd

“The mix of theory and practical elements of how to manage Innovation made the course very accessible on a personal level – and immediately introduced new possibilities for applying the knowledge directly to the company. As a result this encouraged a new surge of optimism to move innovation within the company to the next level”

Bursary / Scholarship Information

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit our Scholarships and Bursaries section.