University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Global Innovation Management

This course is offered jointly by the University of Strathclyde (Scotland), Aalborg University (Denmark) and Hamburg University of Technology (Germany), which enables graduates of first degrees in engineering, science and technology to successfully manage the innovation process across international boundaries.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree in an engineering, science or technology subject and an appropriate level of competence in the English language, specifically IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 550/213/79.

Course modules

All students undertake a common 1st year with practical experience of working within globally distributed teams and with an industrial client on product/service development briefs; compulsory classes: Innovation management; strategic technology management; design management; design methods; supply chain management; manufacturing and business strategy; product development; project global design; optional modules (2 can be chosen): people organisation and technology; design for manufacture and assembly; total quality and continuous improvement; production branding and promotion; the 1st semester of the 2nd year is spent either studying in Germany or on an industrial internship in Denmark; the course concentrates on market research, cross-functional cooperation within the front end of the innovation process, managing innovation projects and preparing the market introduction of new products and services; the internship provides global innovation management work experience during which students deliver a project to the host Danish company

Assessment methods

In the final semester all students undertake a thesis project, supervised jointly between the 2nd-year host institution and another partner institution.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 25,200 per Year 1 (International) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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