M.A. On Campus

Technology Governance and Digital Transformation

24 months
3100 EUR/year
3100 EUR/year
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The Technology Governance and Digital Transformation MA programme from Tallinn University of Technology that is future-oriented and truly inter- and trans-disciplinary: from economics, technology and innovation to governance and public policies, where all key components of the socio-economic future are purposefully linked.  


The Technology Governance and Digital Transformation MA programme from Tallinn University of Technology equips students with the capacity for critical thinking and with practical management skills on technological change, innovation and digital transformation that will make You succeed in tech-focused private and public organizations as well as in international bodies. We want to understand digital technologies as the key driver of development around the world, and we want to make sure that digital transformation brings about sustainable, green growth and human-centered development. 

The programme is designed for those who want to know:

  • the dynamics of techno- and social innovation and the role of different actors (entrepreneurs, large companies, governments, and most of all, humans) in these dynamics and in steering innovation towards a more sustainable future;
  • the heterodox perspectives of economic development and innovation processes, i.e. systems of innovation, evolutionary, post-Keynesian, commons-based, or non-Western;
  • the role and nature of technology, including its critique, and, in particular, the meaning and management of digital transformation, and its impact on the economy, society, government, and people.

Future Career

The programme is a great terminal degree and prepares globally desired experts in managing technological changes and digital transformations who work for either national governments and international organizations (as innovation policy experts and innovation managers) or for non-profit organizations and in the private sector (as owner-entrepreneurs, technology consultants, innovation managers, analysts).

The programme also provides excellent competitive competencies for a continuing Your academic career as a researcher in academic institutions or pursuing PhD studies, as our impressive track record shows.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics and Finance of Innovation and Development
  • Technology, Society and the Future
  • Techno-economic Paradigms and Technological Transitions
  • Entrepreneurship and Technology Management
  • e-Governance and e-Democracy 
  • Digital Transformations of Government

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • 1 May - Application deadline for citizens from OECD member states, Georgia, Ukraine, and non-EU candidates who are residing in Estonia on a legal basis.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent: In order to qualify for the studies in Tallinn University of Technology an applicant has to have at least 60% of the highest possible CGPA.
  • GRE General Test
  • Motivation letter
  • Online Interview 


  • Officially certified copy of Bachelor's diploma in the original language
  • Officially certified copy of academic transcripts in the original language
  • Authorized translation in English of Bachelor's diploma
  • Authorized translation in English of academic transcripts
  • Simple copy of passport identification pages

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3100 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3100 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • All Ukrainian citizens are waived from the application fee.
  • Ukrainian citizens who have a Temporary Protection from Estonian Police and Border Guard Board can study for free on any of the programmes TalTech offers in English.

Living costs for Tallinn

598 - 948 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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