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Technology Management, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Online
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.

About

Technology has the capability to transform products and processes and can make a significant contribution to organisational performance, economic growth and social wellbeing. 

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 
  • Advanced routing
  • Capacities for managing development
  • Conflict and development
  • Continuing professional development in education
  • Data management
  • Digital forensics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      Minimum – 2 years
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

To start this qualification, you should normally hold a UK bachelors degree (or equivalent) or have management experience in a field relevant to technology management. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7375 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7375 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7375 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7375 GBP 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.
£7,375–£10,760

Funding

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