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Technology Innovation Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #651 (QS) ,
Technology Innovation Management (TIM) is a unique master’s program to train aspiring entrepreneurs on creating wealth at the early stages of company or opportunity life cycles. The program focuses on the launch and growth of technology companies and growth seeking initiatives of existing companies. 

About

The Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization offers a program in Technology Innovation Management (TIM) leading to either an M.A.Sc. degree or an M.Eng. degree. The M.A.Sc. is a thesis-based degree; the M.Eng. is project-based. The TIM program was formerly called Telecommunications Technology Management (TTM). The program started in the mid-1990s and has been very successful.

The objective of this program is to train aspiring entrepreneurs on creating wealth at the early stages of company or opportunity life cycles. The program focuses on the launch and growth of technology companies and growth seeking initiatives of existing companies. The program provides benefits to founders of new companies, people seeking more senior leadership roles within established companies, and talented professionals building credentials and expertise for their next career move.

The TIM program offers three different degrees in Technology Innovation Management, all offered jointly by the Sprott School of Business and the Faculty of Engineering and Design.

  • The Master of Applied Science (MASc) degree is thesis-based. Students undertake original research under the supervision of an experienced faculty member.
  • The Master of Engineering (MEng) degree is project-based. Students employ applied research to solve a client problem.
  • The Master of Entrepreneurship (MEnt) degree is also project-based. Students employ applied research to improve the health of the business ecosystems that deliver specialized services to founders of new companies or new lines of business at existing companies.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Principles of Technology Innovation Management
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Issues in Technology Innovation Management
  • Engineering Management Processes
  • Communications Systems Engineering.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    5.5 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    86

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • The normal requirement for admission to the master's program is a bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or science, with at least high honours standing.
  • Candidates are normally required to have two years of technical experience prior to admission.
  • Candidates applying for admission with degrees in other areas will be considered by the admissions committee. The committee is responsible for establishing criteria for degree equivalencies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19258 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19258 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8961 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8961 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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