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Technology Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #310 (QS) ,
The MSc in Technology Management is a blended-learning Masters programme.It provides participants with an insight into the role of technology management within the Irish and international economy.


The programme aims to develop students’ knowledge of product innovation, technology transfer, and research & development processes, thus enabling participants and companies to gain competitive advantage through their technology.

How will I benefit?

The programme provides you with lecture material on strategy, policy (both national and international), recognised methodologies, skills and exploitation processes. Through an in-depth study of these areas, you will be able to make fully informed decisions relating to all aspects of technology and will be able to guide your company to exploit this technology effectively.

Learning Objectives

This course will assist students to:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the increasingly important area of technology management
  • Build their management and leadership capabilities in this area
  • Enable them to facilitate organisational change and sustainable improvements at the enterprise level through competitive work systems and effective knowledge management

In order to achieve these aims, module assignments and the final year thesis are company-based to enhance their benefit to the company and to the student.


Originally founded in 1845 as "Queen's College Cork", UCC is one of Ireland's oldest institutions of higher education. Over 150 years later, our University is internationally acclaimed as one of the top 2% of research institutions in the world.

Our mission - to advance excellence in teaching, research and the quality of the student experience - makes UCC a contemporary University with a global outlook. This website contains information on all aspects of the University - I hope you find it useful and informative.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Product Design & Development
  • Managing Inovation
  • Strategy & Management of Technology
  • Managing Technology Projects
  • Technology Finance & Capital
  • Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    90 ECTS

    The programme is worth 90 ECTS credits in total. This includes ten taught modules worth five ECTS each in the first year of the programme and a Thesis worth 30 ECTS in the 2nd Year of the programme. Six courses are covered in year 1 while a further four courses and the thesis are covered during year 2 of the programme.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class 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

  • Candidates must normally be holders of a 2.1 honours primary degree in any field (or equivalent), together with at least five years' relevant work experience.
  • All applicants whose first language is not English are required to sit either an IELTS or TOEFL test.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    7900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7900 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/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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