Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Management

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Description

Course Code: E08 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Engineering, Technology and Design Course Qualification: Diploma This course is available for study in: Globally

What you will learn

This postgraduate diploma course represents the second qualification level in the technology management programme. The diploma builds on the operational focus of the postgraduate certificate by providing you with concepts and tools to support the effective strategic management of technology.

The qualification provides an analytical view of strategic issues in technology management, and will equip you for senior technology management roles. The compulsory modules in the diploma link …

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Course Code: E08 Course Level: Postgraduate Subject Area: Engineering, Technology and Design Course Qualification: Diploma This course is available for study in: Globally

What you will learn

This postgraduate diploma course represents the second qualification level in the technology management programme. The diploma builds on the operational focus of the postgraduate certificate by providing you with concepts and tools to support the effective strategic management of technology.

The qualification provides an analytical view of strategic issues in technology management, and will equip you for senior technology management roles. The compulsory modules in the diploma link the fields of strategic management and technology strategy. There is also the opportunity to choose optional modules relevant to your particular interests. The modules are designed to be relevant whatever your personal background and experience – the knowledge and skills taught can be applied to all types of technology and all economic sectors.

Read more detailed information about the learning outcomes, and how they are acquired through teaching, learning and assessment methods.

Time required and cost

To achieve the Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Management you must successfully gain 120 credits. We recommend that you take no more than 60 credits at one time. The qualification typically takes two years to complete based on 12-16 hours of study each week.

For details on module cost please see the table at the bottom of this page. The total cost of the qualification depends on the modules studied. As a guide the total fee for 2012/13 academic year was from £7,100 to £9,620.

NB: The optional modules T824, T826, T827 and T828 all include compulsory day schools held in the UK only, and that this will incur additional costs for travel and subsistence.

NB: Prices and modules shown below are subject to change.

Career impact

The technology management programme develops analytical skills and provides practically relevant knowledge that will equip you well for a variety of management and leadership roles. You will develop a range of job-related and transferable skills such as critical thinking, creative problem solving, and the ability to cope with rapid technological change. The capabilities in research and problem-solving developed can be exploited in all professional situations at all management levels.

Key dates

Please see the table shown at the bottom of this page.

Entry requirements

To study for this postgraduate diploma you must hold a bachelors degree from a UK university or other recognised degree-awarding body, or a qualification at equivalent level.

If you do not hold a bachelors degree then you may be permitted to link modules to this qualification once you have demonstrated the ability to study at postgraduate level by successfully completing one of the modules.

You will also need to be proficient in English, to an IELTS standard of 6.0. If you are unsure you will be able to take a free English test as part of the registration process.

Classification of course

On successful completion of the required modules, you can be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Management entitling you to use the letters PGD (Tech Mgmt) (Open) after your name.

You may continue your studies and add a further 60 credits to your postgraduate diploma to gain an MSc in Technology Management.

Credits

For information on Credits, click here.

Regulations

As a student of The Open University, you should be aware of the following regulations:

  • Student Regulations
  • Module Regulations
  • General Qualification Regulations
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Management.
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