M.Sc. On Campus

Digital Innovation

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

12 months
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This degree in Digital Innovation at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is suitable for graduates of any discipline (but especially those from business and/or IT backgrounds), and current professionals looking to enhance their prior qualifications with a business / IT specialisation.


We are living in a golden age of digital innovation. During our lifetime, an entirely new digital infrastructure has been created. At the same time, new technologies such as social media, cloud computing, analytics, big data, wearable devices, and 3D printing are transforming every aspect of our personal and professional lives.

Designed to equip future business and technology leaders with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the digital age, this full-time MSc in Digital Innovation addresses technology-centric transformation in business and society.

Career Opportunities

The MSc in Digital Innovation at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has been designed to equip future business and technology leaders with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the digital age. 

Our students are taught by internationally-recognised researchers and engage directly with the technology companies that have made Dublin the “Digital Hub of Europe”. Our graduates emerge as insightful, reflective and critically-minded individuals with a unique understanding of the discovery, development, diffusion, and impact of digital product, process, and business model innovations.

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • Analyst (Data/ICT/Business)
  • Software Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Software Development
  • IT Support
  • Webmaster
  • IT Internal Auditor
  • Corporate Security Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design, Development, Creativity
  • Skills for Business Enquiry
  • Managing Strategy and Innovation in a Digital Era  
  • Cultural and Political Perspectives 
  • Bitcoin and Blockchain
  • Implementing Digital Projects Reconfiguring Organisations - Networking and Identity

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • A primary degree with a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 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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