M.Sc. Innovation Sciences

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR15000 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR1984 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
    EUR1984 per Year (National

    Tuition fee for the domestic students.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) | Eindhoven, Netherlands
You will learn to understand technological innovation and how you can improve and direct innovation. You will develop awareness of the wider international, socio-economic and regulatory contexts.
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Description

You will learn to understand technological innovation and how you can improve and direct innovation. You will develop awareness of the wider international, socio-economic and regulatory contexts.

Succesful innovations are dependent on technological development. However, the question whether an innovation ultimately becomes a success also depends on a range of social factors. The program takes this into account by combining knowledge of technology with that of social science disciplines. The multidisciplinary nature of the program is reflected in the social sciences courses related to innovation and technology. Your program will be completed with an international internship and a Master's project. This program integrates both social and technical knowledge and insight in relation to technology and innovation. In brief, this Master's program focuses on the question of which technical, economic, social, legal, psychological and ethical aspects need to be taken into account to allow the formulation of effective policy through which technological development and innovation can be initiated in the desired direction. Innovation (processes) and technological change take place in an international context more and more. The program therefore has a strong international focus.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Start in 1 February: October (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: May (non-EEA: May).
Tuition fee
  • EUR 15000 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 1984 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • EUR 1984 per year (National

    Tuition fee for the domestic students.

    )
  • € 1,984 (statutory rate) - Bachelor's or master's degree student who fulfills the requirement regarding nationality1.
  • € 10,000 (examination fees for external Master's degree students) - External Master's degree student who doesn’t fulfill the requirement regarding nationality.
  • € 15,000 (Master's degree student ‘high’ institute rate) - Master's degree student who doesn’t fulfill the requirement regarding nationality.
Start date , February 2017
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 30%
  • practice: 4%
  • self study: 66%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is required.
  • The percentage of foreign students: 5%
  • The percentage of foreign teachers: 5%
  • The percentage of students abroad: 20%
  • The percentage of teachers abroad: 5%

This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.

Specialities:

Innovation and the knowledge economy:

The knowledge economy will be central to the analysis with issues surrounding for example the protection of digital) intellectual property or new sources.

Innovation in a global context:

In this elective, you examine the global and local drivers of transitions and their socio-economic effects in different parts of the world.

Requirements

Grade list

Written request: Letter of motivation

Previous education: Bachelor's degree in engineering or social sciences (economics or sociology with interest in and knowledge of technology and innovation issues).

Grade average: For admission a minimum of 75% CGPA. For entry to Amandus H. Lundqvist Scholarship Program (ALSP) a minimum of 80% CGPA.

Additional language requirements:

  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1
  • IELTS overall band: 6.5
  • TOEFL internet based: 90

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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