• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
If you’re looking for an MBA with a focus on technology, this Technology Management from The Open University UK with a focus on technology, this is the qualification for you. It is applicable to technology management and technological innovation in a wide variety of contexts and sectors, including: IT/IS, telecommunications, computing, engineering, manufacturing, transport and logistics.

About

In this Technology Management programme from The Open University UK you will focus on strategic analysis and, intellectual stimulation whilst gaining interdisciplinary skills, and independent judgement – exploring the processes that underpin technological innovation and the challenges of technology from a strategic perspective, with your learning firmly rooted in management practice throughout.

Key features of the course

  • Practice-based learning brings your MBA into life at your workplace
  • Flexible options enable you to adjust the curriculum to suit your needs 
  • Strong international emphasis essential for developing leaders in a global marketplace 
  • Join an influential network of over 25,000 alumni in 100 countries when you graduate.

Career

Employers value the MBA as an indication of high level business and management skills. The MBA (Technology Management) is a true, generalist MBA qualification but with a focus on technology. MBA skills are in demand, increasingly so in times of economic uncertainty, and employers want practical experience, a thorough grasp of business, and the ability to lead at a strategic level. 

AMBA's (The Association of MBAs) careers survey shows that MBA students can expect their salary to increase, and the MBA to have a positive impact on their career progression, as well as bring improvements to their organisation or business.

Accreditation

The Open University Business School is one of an elite group of schools that are accredited by the three leading international accrediting bodies - AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS - hallmarks of quality of teaching, learning materials and qualification impact.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • MBA stage: management: perspectives and practice
  • Managing technological innovation
  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation 
  • Corporate finance
  • Entrepreneurship: experience and perspective
  • Leadership and management in intercultural contexts
  • Management beyond the mainstream 
  • Managing financial risk 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      18 months–7 years
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You will need a minimum of three years’ experience in a managerial, professional or technical role, so that you have a practical business base on which to build your MBA learning.
Also depending on your previous qualifications, you can start the MBA if you:
  • hold an honours degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalent. Various higher education and professional qualifications are considered equivalent to an honours degree. Please contact us if you hold a qualification that you believe is an equivalent level to a UK degree, to ensure that it meets the requirements for admission.
  • are experienced in managerial work and hold our Professional Certificate in Management (S01) (previously coded C31).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7668 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11505 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7668 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11505 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
£11,505–£16,560

Living costs for Milton Keynes

  • 848 - 1350 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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