36 months
11930 GBP/year
11930 GBP/year
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This MSc Technology Management from The Open University UK will provide you with the knowledge and skills critical to making the right decisions about technology strategy, innovation and management to make a real difference to your organisation. You’ll begin by focusing on the operational aspects of managing technological innovation and change.

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You’ll then explore a range of capabilities that are key to the strategic development and management of technological innovation. Your studies will conclude with an in-depth investigation of a technology management topic or problem of your choice.

Key features of the Technology Management from The Open University UK

  • Choose between a research route or a professional route.
  • Both routes offer a rigorous approach to solving complex real world problems.
  • Develops essential skills for systematically and successfully addressing technology management issues in your own organisation and wider contexts.
  • Provides an excellent platform for further research studies.

Career relevance

There is an increasing demand across public, private and not-for-profit sectors for people with the vision and the operational and strategic capability to plan, develop and manage technology and technological innovation effectively. 

This qualification is designed to develop managers who can make complex decisions associated with identification and evaluation of technologies, developing new or improved products and processes and integrating technology with other business processes, and to manage change required by technological innovation and implementation. It will help you develop the analytical skills and practically relevant knowledge that will equip you to succeed in a variety of management and leadership roles. 

The competent technology manager is a highly valued professional, capable of ensuring that the organisation reaps all the potential rewards from its investment in technology of whatever type. 

You will develop a range of job-related and transferable skills such as critical thinking, creative problem solving, and the ability to cope with rapid technological change. The capabilities in research and problem-solving developed can be exploited in all professional situations at all management levels. Employers are also impressed by the commitment and determination it takes to succeed with the OU while keeping up family and work commitments. 

These benefits, together with the opportunities to add value by applying your learning to the workplace as you study, make technology management programmes very attractive vehicles towards success in senior management roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation
  • Technology innovation management 
  • Advance your independent learning
  • Contemporary issues in organisations 
  • Continuing professional development in practice
  • Creating and sustaining value
  • Data management
  • Digital forensics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



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Other requirements

General requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this qualification.

However, we do recommend that you have:

  • a UK bachelors degree (or an equivalent qualification), and/or
  • management experience in a field relevant to technology management.
If you don’t have a bachelors degree, irrespective of your management experience, we recommend you first study the module Technology innovation management (TB801) on its own.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11930 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    11930 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11930 GBP per year during 36 months.


  • The total cost you pay for your qualification is dependent on the modules you choose to study. With us, you pay for your modules as you study them, rather than the whole qualification up front.


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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