Postgraduate Diploma Online

Technology Management

24 months
7945 GBP/year
7945 GBP/year
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This Technology Management programme from The Open University UK will 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. 


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 from The Open University UK  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:

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

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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 Technology innovation management (TB801) on its own.

Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 6 and minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, speaking and listening under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7945 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7945 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7945 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7945 GBP per year during 24 months.


  • £7,945–£11,860The 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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