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Technology Management

The Open University UK

Postgraduate Diploma Online
24 months
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3782 GBP/year
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This Technology Management programme from The Open University UK is designed to help you manage technology and innovation more effectively and realise its potential benefits – making a real difference to your organisation and your own professional development.

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Overview

During the Technology Management programme from The Open University UK you’ll begin by focusing on the operational aspects of managing technological innovation and change, before engaging with a range of capabilities that are key to the development and delivery of technological innovation – applying your learning to your own context as you study. 

A wide range of optional modules enables you to choose a study pathway that suits your particular interests, including computing and ICT, business and management, development management and environmental management.

Key features of the course

  • Provides an analytical view of strategic issues in technology management
  • Equips you for senior technology management roles
  • The opportunity to top up to our MSc in Technology Management in just one more year.

Career relevance

The technology management programme develops analytical skills and provides practically relevant knowledge that will equip you well for 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

Modules included:

  • Managing technological innovation
  • Strategic capabilities for technological innovation 
  • Capacities for managing development 
  • Conflict and development
  • Continuing professional development in education
  • Creating and sustaining value

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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 equivalent), 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 Managing technological innovation on its own.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3782 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7565 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3782 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7565 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • £7,565 – £11,040

Funding

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