Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Business Innovation with E-Business

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 offer students of all ages and backgrounds a chance to study either part-time or full-time in our department and to gain an internationally recognised University of London qualification. The programme is also offered with specialisation in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management or International Technology Management.

Course modules

You complete 9 taught modules (totalling 120 credits) and write a 12,000-word dissertation (worth 60 credits). You take 6 compulsory modules, and choose 1 module from the list of option modules and 2 from the range of management postgraduate modules (or from other departments, subject to approval). Compulsory modules: Digital Business; Digital Creativity and New Media Management; Intellectual Capital and Competitiveness; Principles of Organization and Management; Research Methods in Management I . Option modules: Entrepreneurial Finance; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Innovation and the Knowledge Economy; Innovation Systems: Networks and Social Capital; Innovation: Management and Policy .

Assessment methods

A combination of examinations, coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 17,425 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time October 2018 GBP 11,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 GBP 8,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time October 2018 GBP 5,625 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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