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MSc International Technology Management (ITM)

In the context of a global business environment, this programme is about how to deliver value and benefit to ourselves and our customers through the exploitation of innovation and technological change.
Designed for

ITM is designed for graduates who aspire to a leadership position in high-tech, high-growth, globally operating companies. Typically students will have a background in IT, telecommunications, engineering or business management, but the programme is also open to highly motivated students from other disciplines.

What will this course provide?

This course gives an interdisciplinary perspective on the key issues facing global organisations. It is all about delivering value in the context of a global environment and exploiting technologies to deliver benefit to ourselves and our customers. As a student, you will gain a very broad skill set, which will enable you to manage the development, acquisition and operation of technology in a global, competitive environment. The programme aims to create flexible individuals who can analyse business opportunities, operationalise technologies, and innovate in ways of working. You will learn to evaluate a technology in terms of its potential, its market and the risks involved, and you’ll learn about managing a global workforce, how to implement and manage change and how to exploit innovation.

Course modules
Financial Analysis & Control Systems Product Design & Development Management
Global Business Environment Supply Chain Integration
Organisations, People & Performance Technology Management
 International Joint Ventures
 Collaborative Product Development

If you can gain exemption from some of the core modules because of prior experience or qualifications, then you may choose more electives.

Elective modules

You will need to choose one elective module from the module list*, which should be chosen to supplement your core modules above (subject to availability). *Important, please note: the list relates to modules available in 2017/18 academic year, and should be regarded as an illustrative guide to modules available in future years.

You are required to pass nine modules in total at Master's level.

Project

The project is worth 50% of the overall grade and supports you in developing your personal research skills.

For International Technology Management, the project will relate to the management of technology or technical functions in an international context.

Learning style

Taught material is a blend of formal lectures, seminars, practical exercises and case studies to encourage teamwork and practical grounding of the material. See here for more information about the course structure.

After you graduate

As an ITM graduate there are numerous career paths open to you. Having developed a strong understanding of how technology can best be exploited to contribute to global success, you will be especially suited to roles in companies which operate internationally.

Recent ITM graduates have gone into careers such as: Business Intelligence Consultant (IBM, Italy); IT Analyst (Jaguar Land Rover, UK); Technical Product Manager (Computer Software Company, UK); Project Manager (Unicorn e-Learning, UK); Project Engineer (Bladon Jets, UK); Project Management Co-ordinator (Huawei, Kazakhstan); Business Analyst (Avanade, UK); Account Manager (Telexpress, China); Sales Engineer (Vidyo Telecommunications, USA); Senior Consultant (NourishCo Beverages, India); Project Manager (Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria); Partner Systems Engineer (Cisco Systems, Thailand); Certification Manager (SSM, Aviation and Defence, Turkey); CEO (Zirim Haulage Network Ltd., Nigeria); Associate Consultant (Gambit Consulting GmbH, Germany); Consultant (Capgemini, Norway), Manager (KPaz Consultores SpA, Chile)

Contact us

Admissions Office, wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk, +44 (0)24 7652 3691

Thorsten Schulz

"Academically, it was extremely interesting. I particularly enjoyed the visiting tutors from companies like British Airways and consultants from different industries. This helped me see how the theoretical knowledge I gained could be applied in real situations."

Thorsten Schulz
MSc International Technology Management

Start Date:
1st October 2018

Duration:
One year, full time

Tuition Fees
Overseas: £24,640
Home/EU: £13,440

Application
Online £55 application fee

Entry Requirements
Bachelor 2:2 (Hons) or equivalent
IELTS 6.5 (or IELTS 6.0 + pre-sessional)

Application Deadline
31st July 2018

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This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering
and Technology, subject to renewal in 2018.