Innovation and Technology Management

University of Tartu

M.A. On Campus
24 months
3800 EUR/year
3800 EUR/year
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The MA programme educates specialists who are able to implement ICT solutions to management processes of enterprises and thus help companies to grow through more added value created.


Why study Innovation and Technology Management at UT? 

  • UT is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world in business and economics and in the top 200 universities in computer science (THE Rankings 2020). 
  • An interdisciplinary programme combining management, innovation, digitalisation and IT. Turn your business ideas into reality with the help of UT sTARTUp Lab and participate in weekly start-up and entrepreneurship events.
  • After graduation, you can work as an innovation or process manager, start your own company or work in the field of innovation policy or digitalisation.
  • Study at the Delta Centre, which is one of the most modern centres of digital technology, mathematics and entrepreneurship in the Nordic region. 

Upon completing the programme successfully, a student:

  • has a systemic overview of innovation theories and innovation policy
  • has deep knowledge in some field of research and/or application of innovation or technology management
  • is independently able to identify and formulate research questions in the field of innovation and technology management as well as find suitable methods to answer those
  • is able to collect, analyse and interpret data of company from strategic and operational level using suitable methods and evaluation criteria to measure productivity of the company
  • is able to use different methods to analyse company business processes to propose improvements and to measure implementation efficency
  • is able to do business with digital products and manage those
  • is familiar with developments in technology and has a positive attitude towards life-long learning
  • is collaborative and can communicate with different stakeholders, is able to lead meetings and workshops

After graduation, students have an opportunity to work as innovation or process managers in any company that is already implementing or planning to implement ICT solutions in their processes. Students also have the ability to start their own company, especially as a consultation business in implementing ICT solutions, or work in public sector in the filed of innovation policy or digitalisation. Student can also continue their studies at PhD level.


Programme Structure

The Innovation and Technology Management curriculum consists of five compulsory modules:

  • Basic module incl. practical work – 30 ECTS
  • Specialty module in digital business – 30 ECTS
  • Specialty module in innovation management – 30 ECTS
  • Optional courses – 6 ECTS
  • Master's thesis module – 24 ECTS
Total: 120 ECTS


Research Fellow in Econometrics Mustafa Hakan Eratalay, Programme Director

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in economics, mathematical sciences, technology sciences (including IT)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


Tuition waivers are available.

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