• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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. 

About

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 GIM opens up a number of possible career opportunities in all kinds of organisational settings and roles.

Possible job titles are:

  • category manager – external supply operations
  • branch manager
  • senior manager
  • marketing coordinator
  • managing director
  • 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

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

    Schedule TOEFL®

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

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR 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.

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 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Check your budget and academic fit with this study

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

Wishlist

Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?