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.
Why study this course at Birkbeck?
Specialised focus on e-business. Helps you to succeed in a changing world that demands new skills in the areas of innovation, the digital economy, entrepreneurship and globalisation. Equips you with theories, principles and tools for analysing and coping with issues of business innovation. Watch our video: postgraduate management courses at Birkbeck. You will have access to Moodle, our online learning resource where all information and materials relating to your programme of study and modules are available. You will also have access to the Birkbeck Library and e-Library where you can obtain books and journal articles that are required for your studies.
Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions. Our cutting-edge scholarship informs public policy, achieves scientific advances, supports the economy, promotes culture and the arts, and makes a positive difference to society.
Birkbeck’s research excellence was confirmed in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which placed Birkbeck 30th in the UK for research, with 73% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
Nabhassorn wanted a qualification that would set her apart from other marketing professionals: 'When I saw the MSc in E-Business and Innovation at Birkbeck, it seemed a natural choice. Having a qualification from the University of London and the reputation of Birkbeck's management courses were crucial factors in choosing the college.
'I had been working in marketing for seven years in Thailand and, although I already had a Master's in Marketing Management, I wanted a qualification to set me apart from other marketing students.
'Birkbeck is so encouraging, and my classmates were very helpful. Learning with people from different parts of the world was invaluable.
'Studying at Birkbeck has introduced me to a whole new realm of knowledge. It also helped me develop my analytical skills, which will certainly benefit me in the future.'
Normally at least a second-class honours degree in any subject area from a UK university or a non-UK equivalent. A professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations approved by the College. Relevant experience, supporting statements and references may be taken into consideration, especially in the case of non-standard applications. Our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
Part-time home/EU students: £ 5225 pa Full-time home/EU students: £ 10450 pa
Recipient: Birkbeck, University of London
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