M.Sc. On Campus

Global Innovation Management

University of Turku

24 months
10000 EUR/year
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The Master's Degree Programme in Global Innovation Management from University of Turku is designed to bring a scientific mindset to managerial challenges at crossroads of international business, entrepreneurship and innovation management.  


In the Master’s Degree Programme in Global Innovation Management at the University of Turku, you will acquire advanced knowledge in innovation management related theories and practices and be able to develop and apply frameworks, which will help to understand how innovations are created, launched and managed in an international setting.  

You will also learn how entrepreneurial activities are formed and which key strategies companies use in order to expand.

The competence gained in this programme opens up numerous career opportunities in different kinds of organisational settings and roles as well as the possibility to apply for doctoral training.

The extent of the Programme is 120 ECTS credits and the degree is designed to be completed in two years. In addition to major and minor studies, students must take language studies and need to complete methodology courses. Students should note that this is a full-time Programme and most courses have compulsory attendance.

Job Options

In summary, the design of Global Innovation Management opens up a number of possible career opportunities in various organisational settings and roles.

Possible job titles include:

  • category manager – external supply operations,
  • branch manager,
  • senior manager,
  • marketing coordinator,
  • managing director, and
  • development manager.

Programme Structure

Upon completion of the Master’s thesis, you:

  • are able to apply the research methods on your area of specialisation in an independent research work that follows good scientific practice
  • are able to choose and formulate a research problem and develop a research plan for conducting your study.
  • can describe and analyse previous research connected to the research problem and select an appropriate research method for the study.
  • can apply the selected research method to collect data and to critically analyse and report the research results.
  • can identify the most significant research findings and communicate them both in writing and orally.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

You are an eligible applicant for Master’s-level studies if

  • you have a nationally recognized first cycle degree – normally a Bachelor’s degree – from an accredited institution of higher education,
  • your degree corresponds to at least 180 ECTS (European credits) or to three years of full-time study, 
  • your degree is in a relevant field for the Master’s degree programme that you’re applying to. Please check the programme page for detailed degree requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee Free for citizens of EU/EEA countries or Switzerland, for citizens of non-EU/EEA countries €10,000/academic year

Living costs for Turku

775 - 1128 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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