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Digital Consultancy and Entrepreneurship | MSc e-Business Management

Please note that this e-Business specialism in 'Digital Technology Management and Consultancy' has replaced the MSc in International Technology Management from 2022/23.

Applicants previously looking to study MSc International Technology Management should instead apply for MSc e-Business Management (course code P-H1S4).

Technology Management is of strategic importance to companies and governments worldwide and is essential for national competitiveness and prosperity. This specialism focuses on emerging technologies and the approaches, tools and techniques to manage these technologies in a global, collaborative environment. Through the course, students will gain the expertise to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology, to understand digital technology and transformation, and to analyse existing industries, develop business models, and hone consultancy skills.

Many successful businesses are examples of digital disruptors: Amazon on traditional retail; Uber on the taxi industry; Airbnb on tourism; and Spotify on the music industry. The secret to success for such business is carefully blending the potential of digital technologies, with an understanding of customer requirements, and an ability to design innovative new business models.

This specialism is designed for graduates who aspire to a leadership position in high-tech, high-growth, globally operating companies.

Course Modules

As part of the e-Business Management: Digital Technology Management and Consultancy specialism, students will take a total of 8 taught modules totalling 120 Credits (CATS):

Modules for the 2022/23 intake are as follows:

    * To be replaced by 'Digital Product Development with Cloud' - a new module currently being created which will prepare students for Amazon's AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification. This page will be updated following the full approval process.

    Please note: the modules outlined above represent those planned for this course in the 2022/23 academic year and should be regarded as an illustrative guide to modules available.

    The modules for the current academic year for e-Business Management: Digital Consultancy and Entrepreneurship specialism (2021/22) are as listed:

    Research Project

    The research element is worth 33% of your final grade (60 CATs). This project supports you in developing your personal research skills.

    Career Opportunities

    As a graduates of our e-Business Management: Digital Technology Management and Consultancy specialism you will have developed a strong understanding of how digital technology can best be exploited to contribute to business success. You will have have numerous career paths open to you including, but not limited to, working within digital consultancy; business design and transformation; product development, project management, business analytics or other roles helping companies to drive intelligence into their business.

    Typical roles could include:

    • Digital Entrepreneur / Technopreneur
    • Digital and Management Consultant
    • Digital Transformation and Business Change Specialist
    • Digital Project Executive
    • Business Intelligence Consultant
    • Business Analyst