Aston Business School

Aston University

Services Innovation

MSc Services Innovation provides students with in-depth knowledge and experience in services innovation and core supporting areas such as business models, business analytics and digital strategies. Students develop the skills needed for the design and management of innovative business models, drawing on the latest research and industry-leading practice from the Aston Centre for Servitization Research and Practice.

Entry requirements

Applicants need 1 of the following: a good UK Honours degree (minimum lower 2nd Class); equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University; plus: 2 professional references, at least 1 must be from an academic referee; an official academic transcript of their university grades to date; a completed application form.
For international students: an official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of their university grades to date; students whose native language is not English also need to satisfy our English language requirements; pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements.

Course modules

Core modules: applied research; business model innovation; descriptive business analytics; digital strategy for advanced services; effective management consultancy; servitization: from sale to service; gamification in business decisions; operations excellence; final dissertation project.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the programme is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,350 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 17,350 per Whole course (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,800 per Whole course (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Aston Business School postgraduate admissions office
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3200