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Technology Innovation Management, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #483 (BCR) Ottawa, Canada
Technology Innovation Management (TIM) is a unique master’s program from Carleton University 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. 

Overview

The Technology Innovation Management program from Carleton University 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 at existing companies, and talented professionals building credentials and expertise for their next career move. The program offers a number of hands-on opportunities.

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.

Career options 

More than one third of our graduates leave with both a degree and a brand new technology company. Our graduates are also equipped to follow career paths in a variety of business settings. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Principles of Technology Innovation Management
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Issues in Technology Innovation Management
  • Research Methods in Technology Innovation Management
  • Customer Value Creation in Technology Firms
  • Management of Software Engineering Projects

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1 - 2 years

  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B+

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or science, with at least a B+ average. Candidates are typically required to have two years of technical work experience prior to admission. 
  • Candidates applying for admission with degrees in other areas will also be considered by the admissions committee that is responsible for establishing criteria for degree equivalencies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15058 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15058 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    6590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6590 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • National: $6,590 – $8,388
  • International: $15,058 – $21,448

Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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