M.Sc. in Technology Management

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Program Description

M.Sc. in Technology Management

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity to understand and appreciate the combination of technology with management.
  • A platform to produce capable managers who can effectively manage the dynamic changes that technology makes at all levels.
  • An understanding of the needs of management in decision-making.
  • An overall appreciation of the manner in which an organisation’s strategic business plan drives its technology strategy and infrastructure.

Duration:
Full-time (12-18 Months)
Part-time (2-5 years)
Award:
Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR
  • Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.5 or above.


Who should attend

This programme is geared towards graduates from technical programmes such as engineering and computer science who wish to master managerial skills that are relevant to their background. This programme also appeals to non-technical managers and executives who are increasingly required to manage technology and technical personnel as part of their managerial responsibilities. Graduates seeking senior management careers in high technology or technology-intensive businesses are also encouraged to enrol in this programme.

The Benefits of This Programme

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate professional competencies in one or more specialist branches of Technology Management.
  • Draw upon the body of theoretical and technical knowledge available and be able to use this to professional advantage.
  • Communicate effectively in technical and professional environments.
  • Show initiative and independence of thought in technical project planning and design.
  • Appreciate how an efficient technology-based infrastructure is a key factor in enabling a business to gain a competitive edge.
  • Illustrate how technology can support strategies to enhance corporate goals.
  • Critically analyse, design and evaluate possible developments in a specialised area of discipline in order to further the knowledge and understanding of a technology management environment.


Modules & Project/Dissertation

The programme comprises nine coursework modules, the Research Methodology Module and a major dissertation. The modules take into consideration issues of quality, management of innovation and technological change. In addition, internationalisation and global perspectives are considered, and focus is given to strategic management in order to enhance the coherence of the programme.

Core Modules Elective Modules* (choose 2)
  • Managing Creativity and Innovation
  • Knowledge Management
  • New Product Development & Innovation
  • Statistical Decision Making
  • Dissertation
  • Research Methodology
  • Technology Management
  • Technology, Culture and People: A Global Perspective
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Integrated System Management OR Data Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management OR Marketing and Sustainability in the Age of Globalisation

*Elective modules may be pre-selected for students at the beginning of the semester. If students wish to change these pre-selected elective modules, they can choose from the available modules offered in the semester OR among the intensive delivery modules - however, such changes may prolong the study duration.


Dissertation

You are encouraged to complete industry-based major projects/dissertations where possible. However, the emphasis must be placed on an effective demonstration of how the application of computer-related technology can be part of the business environment. It is expected that the project would devise, recommend or implement innovative solutions to the problem areas.

Fees

MALAYSIAN STUDENT FEES:
Course Fees:
Total: RM 29,500 + £250

HIDE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEES:
Course Fees:
Total: RM 36,800 (USD 8,770) + £250

KPT/JPS(N/482/7/0149)(MQA/PA8835)07/22

All information is correct at the time of publication but is subject to change in the interest of continuous improvement.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 31, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
Duration
Duration
16 - 60 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
29,500 MYR
MALAYSIAN STUDENT FEES: Total course fees RM 29,500 + £250; INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FEES: Total course fees RM 36,800 (USD 8,770) + £250
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Deadline
Locations
Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Start date : Jan. 2019
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