M.Sc. On Campus

Strategic Innovation Management

University of Sussex

12 months
22500 GBP/year
12750 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Firms that innovate will outperform those that don't. On this Strategic Innovation Management from the University of Sussex you’ll gain the skills to lead and manage innovation at operational and strategic levels.


Focusing on new-product and service development in larger organisations, in both the private and public sectors, you’ll:

  • gain an understanding of the causes and consequences of scientific development, technological advances and innovation
  • develop an integrative approach that combines management of the market, and technological and organisational changes
  • learn to create value from innovation
  • analyse innovation management problems in a variety of economic and organisational contexts.

This course draws on expertise from leading innovation management experts from SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, based in the University of Sussex Business School. You’ll benefit from our collaboration with the OECD, Sussex Innovation Centre, Wired Sussex and other innovative organisations.


This Strategic Innovation Management MSc at University of Sussex will prepare you to lead and manage innovation at operational and strategic levels in a range of sectors, including:

  • management consultancy
  • product and service development
  • business and technology analysis
  • entrepreneurial and new venture creation and growth
  • project or technology management
  • global business
  • R&D and innovation management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design, Creativity and Innovation
  • Digital Transformations and Innovation
  • Management Research and Practice Skills
  • Managing Innovation
  • Science, Technology and Innovations: Markets, Firms and Policies
  • Managing Intellectual Property
  • New Product Development Strategy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.
  • Your qualification can be in any subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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