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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

LL MSc Entrepreneurial Design Management

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Entrepreneurial Design Management
Programme code LLPT24 / LLPT25
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/entrepreneurial-design-management/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To enhance design skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical application individually and in multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Develop collaborative behaviour through active learning and team work, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • To enable graduates to develop their critical thinking and insight to improve their effectiveness as designers.
  • To enable graduates to develop their analytical and research skills through undertaking a substantial entrepreneurial design management and evaluation project
  • Develop an understanding of the importance of  an entrepreneurial attitude in individuals and organisations

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
    • In part, Design and economic, social and Environmental context applicable to MEng : UKEC
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2007

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

K1 -     current problems and/or new insights of their academic discipline;

K2 -     techniques applicable to their own subject area;

K3 -     to evaluate the design process in relation to other functions to provide sustainable solutions to problems and have strategies for being an effective designer

K4 -     the major arguments and issues in entrepreneurial design management practice

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

C1 -     Demonstrate ability to advance their existing knowledge in their area and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level

C2 -     formulate decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations;

C3 -     identify with, respond to, and critically reflect upon the opportunities and dynamics for learning with their peers and other external contexts;

C4 -     act autonomously in planning and in implementing tasks.

C5 -     Ability to Interpret user research data using business planning strategies.    

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

P1 -     the ability to use a range of techniques and research methods applicable to advanced scholarship in the subject relevant to the discipline;

P2 -     formulate and undertake the practical steps necessary for a concept to become reality in a rational and pragmatic way

P3 -     utilise high levels of numeracy, computer literacy and attention to detail when dealing with specific software tools;

P4 -     the ability to analyse a new entrepreneurial opportunities from which to create new products/services.

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

T1 –     act professionally – including acting in accordance with ethical conduct;

T2 -      problem solve – including clarification of questions, consideration of alternative solutions and evaluation of outcomes;

T3 -      communicate – including visual, written and oral presentation and discussions;

T4 -      self manage – including self-learning, and project and time management;

T5 –     use methods and methodologies applicable to teamwork;

T6 -      communicate ideas, concepts, theories, and arguments with different audiences through a range of practical methods and outcomes including visual, written and oral.

4. Programme structure

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

LLP001

Identity, Culture & Communication

 

15

1

LLP002

Design Thinking

 

15

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

1

C

 

LLP003

Reflection and Action

15

 

2

C

LLP004

Meaning Making in Design

15

 

2

C

LLP006

Design Innovation Project

15

 

2

C

LLP203*

Funding

15

2

 

LLP204*

Strategy and Planning

15

 

2

LLP206*

Understanding Business Failure

 

15

2

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students must choose and complete 1 of the 3 optional modules to complete the MSc. Entrepreneurial Design Management. 

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MA Design and Culture

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MA
Programme title Design and Culture
Programme code LLPT26/LLPT27
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/design-culture/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To enhance design skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical application individually and in multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Develop collaborative behaviour through active learning and team work, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • To enable graduates to develop their critical thinking and insight to improve their effectiveness as designers.
  • To enable graduates to develop their analytical and research skills through undertaking a substantial design innovation and evaluation project that draws on the influences of culture in design
  • To critically analyse how design feeds culture and culture feeds design

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
    • In part, Design and economic, social and Environmental context applicable to MEng : UKEC

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

K1 -     current problems and/or new insights of their academic discipline;

K2 -     techniques applicable to their own subject area;

K3 -     To evaluate the design process in relation to other functions to provide sustainable solutions to problems and have strategies for being an effective designer

K4 -     the major arguments and issues in design innovation practice informed by cultural studies

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

C1 -     Demonstrate ability to advance their existing knowledge in their area and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level

C2 -     formulate decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations;

C3 -     identify with, respond to, and critically reflect upon the opportunities and dynamics for learning with their peers and other external contexts;

C4 -     act autonomously in planning and in implementing tasks.

C5 -     Ability to Interpret user research data using cultural studies research frameworks.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

P1 -     utilise a range of techniques and research methods applicable to advanced scholarship in the subject relevant to the discipline;

P2 -     formulate and undertake the practical steps necessary for a concept to become reality in a rational and pragmatic way

P3 -     utilise high levels of numeracy, computer literacy and attention to detail when dealing with specific software tools;

P4 -     the ability to analyse a new opportunities from which to create new products/services incorporating cultural studies insights.

 

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

T1 –     act professionally – including acting in accordance with ethical conduct;

T2 -      problem solve – including clarification of questions, consideration of alternative solutions and evaluation of outcomes;

T3 -      communicate – including visual, written and oral presentation and discussions;

T4 -      self manage – including self-learning, and project and time management;

T5 –     use methods and methodologies applicable to teamwork;

T6 -      communicate ideas, concepts, theories, and arguments with different audiences through a range of practical methods and outcomes including visual, written and oral.

4. Programme structure

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

LLP001

Identity, Culture & Communication

 

15

1

C

LLP003

Reflection and Action

15

 

2

C

LLP004

Meaning Making in Design

15

 

2

C

LLP006

Design Innovation Project

15

 

2

C

LLP401

Media and Creative Industries: Critical Perspectives

15

1

C

LLP402

Media and Creative Industries: Contexts and Practices

15

1

C

LLP403

Researching Media Industries

15

 

2

C

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MA Media and Creative Industries

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body

 

Final award MA
Programme title Media and Creative Industries
Programme code LLPT60/LLPT61
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/media-creative-industries/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To enable students to gain a systematic and critical awareness of current issues and debates in the analysis of media and creative industries.
  • To foster students’ ability to critically analyse current research and advanced scholarship about economic, social, cultural, political and historical dimensions of the creative industries in a global context;
  • To develop students’ skills and competencies in a comprehensive range of research methods and techniques relevant to the investigation of media and creative industries.
  • To enable students to interpret, evaluate and apply advanced knowledge of media and creative industries in an innovative way
  • To prepare students for employment in diverse professional environments through a combination of independent work and industry exposure.

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Benchmark Statement for Communication, Media, Film and Cultural Studies, the QAA, 2008

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of the programme, students should be able to explain in a systematic, comprehensive and critical way:

K1.       The major traditions, theories and frameworks of inquiry relevant to the analysis of media and creative industries and their social, political, economic and cultural contexts.

K2.       The major arguments and issues in contemporary debates about the social, economic, political and historical character of the media and creative industries;

K3.       The global development and operation of media and creative industries.

K4.       The major arguments and issues in contemporary debates about the impact of the digital age on the creative industries;

K5.       The historical expansion of communications media, the institutionalisation of media systems, various audiences’ uses of the media, and the implications of new media for cultural life.

K6.       The range of relevant research methods employed in the analysis of media and creative industries;

K7        Critically evaluate the ways in which study of a complementary subject deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence and operation of the Media and Creative Industries.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

P1.       Engage with major thinkers, debates and intellectual paradigms within the fields of media, communication and culture, critiquing and synthesising the insights gained in their own analytical work;

P2.       Demonstrate their capacity to design and carry out appropriate research strategies to address the issues they have selected for sustained investigation in self-chosen projects;

P3.       Analyse new and emerging trends and interrogate both common sense understanding and received wisdom in relevant areas of inquiry;

P4.       Discuss and evaluate historical transformations in media and creative industries and their social, political, economic and cultural contexts and wield this understanding in appraising current patterns of development, such as cultural globalisation and media convergence.

P5.       Discuss their self-designed research and the issues it raises reflexively.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme students should be able, with reference to media communication and culture, to:

C1.      Generate research data according to set procedures and methods;

C2.      Independently organise, classify and critically evaluate information gathered in the course of their projects and assignments;

C3.      Apply advanced concepts and theorises drawn from media and communications studies and associated disciplines to empirical evidence relevant to media and creative industries.

C4.      Locate and interpret industry practices, data and policy documents

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

T1.       Critically evaluate a range of academic and industry sources;

T2.       Communicate effectively to specialist and non-specialist audiences;

T3.       Deploy qualitative and quantitative research techniques

T4.       Plan, organise and manage, with appropriate supervision, a significant self-directed project;

T5.       Work flexibly, creatively and independently, displaying a high degree of self-direction and initiative;

4. Programme structure

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

LLP401

Media and Creative Industries: Critical Perspectives  

15

1

C

LLP402

Media and Creative Industries: Contexts and Practices

15

1

C

LLP411**

Global Cities, Media and Communication

15

 

1

O

LLP404**

Creative Industries in a Global Perspective

 

15

1

O

LLP403

Researching Media Industries

15

 

2

C

LLP407**

Media Audiences, Users and Markets 

15

 

2

O

LLP408**

Cultural industries and Creative Labour/Cultural Work

15

 

2

O

LLP409**

Social Identities and Digital Media

 

15

2

O

LLP410**

Media and Social Movements

 

15

2

O

LLP414**

The History of Media Technology

 

15

2

O

LLP416**

 

Media Cultures of South Asia

15

2

O

LLP417**

Media Law and Polciy

15

2

O

 

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP002**

Design Thinking* (Managing Design & Innovation Process)

15

 

1

O

LLP314**

Sport Media and Marketing

15

 

1

O

**Students must choose and complete 4 of the 10 optional modules to complete the MA Media and Creative Industries. Students will be required to complete 3 core modules + 1 optional module in semester one / and 1 core module + 3 optional modules in semester two in addition to the dissertation.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MA/MSc Design Innovation

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MA/MSc
Programme title Design Innovation
Programme code LLPT20/LLPT21
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/design-innovation/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To enhance design skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical application individually and in multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Develop collaborative behaviour through active learning and team work, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • To enable graduates to develop their critical thinking and insight to improve their effectiveness as designers.
  • To enable graduates to develop their analytical and research skills through undertaking a substantial design and evaluation project with a focus on a particular area of design.

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
    • In part, Design and economic, social and Environmental context applicable to MEng : UKEC

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

K1 -     current problems and/or new insights of their academic discipline;

K2 -     techniques applicable to their own subject area;

K3 -     to evaluate the design process in relation to other functions to provide sustainable solutions to problems and have strategies for being an effective designer

K4 -     the major arguments and issues in Design Innovation practice

K5 -     Critically evaluate the ways in which study of a complementary subject deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence of Design Innovation practice

 

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

C1 -     Demonstrate ability to advance their existing knowledge in their area and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level

C2 -     formulate decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations;

C3 -     identify with, respond to, and critically reflect upon the opportunities and dynamics for learning with their peers and other external contexts;

C4 -     act autonomously in planning and in implementing tasks.

C5 -     Interpret user research data and policy documents.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

P1 -     utilise a range of techniques and research methods applicable to advanced scholarship in the subject relevant to the discipline;

P2 -     formulate and undertake the practical steps necessary for a concept to become reality in a rational and pragmatic way

P3 -     utilise high levels of numeracy, computer literacy and attention to detail when dealing with specific software tools;

P4 -     recognise and analyse new opportunities from which to create a new products/services.

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

T1 –     act professionally – including acting in accordance with ethical conduct;

T2 -      problem solve – including clarification of questions, consideration of alternative solutions and evaluation of outcomes;

T3 -      communicate – including visual, written and oral presentation and discussions;

T4 -      self manage – including self-learning, and project and time management;

T5 –     use methods and methodologies applicable to teamwork;

T6 -      communicate ideas, concepts, theories, and arguments with different audiences through a range of practical methods and outcomes including visual, written and oral.

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

N/A*

Second subject module

 

15

1

C

LLP001

Identity, Culture & Communication

 

15

1

C

LLP002

Design Thinking

 

15

1

C

LLP003

Reflection and Action

15

 

2

C

LLP004

Meaning Making in Design

15

 

2

C

LLP005

Foresight and Strategy

15

 

2

C

LLP006

Design Innovation Project

15

 

2

C

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LUiL Institutes in the first semester:

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

LLP415

The Key Topics of Media and Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

LLP207

Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

15

 

1

O

LLP112

Intro to Digital Technologies

15

 

1

O

LLP314

Sport Media and Marketing

15

 

1

O

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

15

1

O

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

Students will complete the MSc or MA pathway based on the choice of a Business/Electrical Engineering Second Subject (MSc) or a Social Science Subject (MA)

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Design Innovation Management

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Design Innovation Management
Programme code LLPT22/LLPT23
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/design-innovation-management/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To enhance design skills and knowledge through theoretical and practical application individually and in multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Develop collaborative behaviour through active learning and team work, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • To enable graduates to develop their critical thinking and insight to improve their effectiveness as designers.
  • To enable graduates to develop their analytical and research skills through undertaking a substantial innovation management design and evaluation project
  • Develop the critical analysis skills required to evaluate and reflect on the innovation process and the behaviours required to manage innovation in the design process

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
    • In part, Design and economic, social and Environmental context applicable to MEng : UKEC

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

K1 -     current problems and/or new insights of their academic discipline;

K2 -     techniques applicable to their own subject area;

K3 -     To evaluate the design process in relation to other functions to provide sustainable solutions to problems and have strategies for being an effective designer

K4 -     the major arguments and issues in design innovation management practice

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

C1 -     Demonstrate ability to advance their existing knowledge in their area and understanding, and to develop new skills to a high level

C2 -     formulate decision-making in complex and unpredictable situations;

C3 -     identify with, respond to, and critically reflect upon the opportunities and dynamics for learning with their peers and other external contexts;

C4 -     act autonomously in planning and in implementing tasks.

C5 -     Interpret Business data and policy documents

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

P1 -     the ability to use a range of techniques and research methods applicable to advanced scholarship in the subject relevant to the discipline;

P2 -     formulate and undertake the practical steps necessary for a concept to become reality in a rational and pragmatic way

P3 -     utilise high levels of numeracy, computer literacy and attention to detail when dealing with specific software tools;

P4 -     the ability to analyse a new business opportunities from which to create new products/services.

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

T1 –     act professionally – including acting in accordance with ethical conduct;

T2 -      problem solve – including clarification of questions, consideration of alternative solutions and evaluation of outcomes;

T3 -      communicate – including visual, written and oral presentation and discussions;

T4 -      self manage – including self-learning, and project and time management;

T5 –     use methods and methodologies applicable to teamwork;

T6 -      communicate ideas, concepts, theories, and arguments with different audiences through a range of practical methods and outcomes including visual, written and oral.

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

LLP002

Design Thinking

 

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation Management        

15

1

C

 

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

1

C

 

LLP003

Reflection and Action

15

 

2

C

LLP004

Meaning Making in Design

15

 

2

C

LLP205

Intellectual Property

15

 

2

C

LLP006

Design Innovation Project

15

 

2

C

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Diplomacy, Business and Trade

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Diplomacy, Business and Trade
Programme code LLPT72/LLPT73
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lborolondon.ac.uk/study/institutes-programmes/international-diplomacy-business-and-trade/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To provide specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy and international business and trade deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with the specific subject area.
  • To enable students to acquire a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of the relations between diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • To provide training in the concepts and applications of research appropriate for the study of diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • To offer opportunities for independent study and research within the related fields of diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • To equip students with the skills to pursue careers as trained specialists in diplomacy with particular reference to international business and trade.

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

This programme has been developed in line with:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
    • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
      • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
      • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
      • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
      • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
      • Masters Degrees in Business and Management Benchmark Statement (QAA, 2007) 3.82 Type 2 (Career Development Graduates).  The degree will develop all of the skills identified in 3.10 of the benchmark statement. 

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

  • K1 Concepts and Theoretical Approaches to the study of diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • K2 Current issues affecting the practice of diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • K3 Research methods appropriate to the study and practice of diplomacy and related fields.
  • K4 Demonstrate intended learning outcomes of a complementary subject as this will help students to appreciate how such study deepens understanding of the influence of Diplomacy.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • C1 Identify and critical evaluate concepts and theories appropriate to the study of diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • C2 Identify and critically apply concepts and theories to case studies of diplomacy with particular reference to international business and trade.
  • C3 Identify case studies for analysis in diplomacy, international business and trade..
  • C4 Demonstrate skills of research design and research methodology relevant to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • P1 Formulate research questions and research strategies for studying diplomacy and related fields.
  • P2 Develop research frameworks for the completion of an independent research project/dissertation pertaining to diplomacy and related fields.
  • P3 Demonstrate timely management of a research project that is consistent with both professional practice and the principles of research ethics in the field of diplomacy, international business and trade.
  • P4 Manage research materials and findings relevant to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • T1 Undertake independent study and research in diplomacy and related fields.
  • T2 Design and complete a research project, manage data, and demonstrate independent learning.
  • T3 Demonstrate decision making abilities in complex situations and exercise of initiative and leadership.
  • T4 Demonstrate written and oral communication and ICT skills.
  • T5 Discuss networking, team working and management skills. 

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1

C

NA

Second Subject Module*

 

15

1

C

LLP209

 

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures I

15

1

C

LLP225

 

International Business and Trade

15

1

C

LLP210

 

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures II

15

2

C

LLP216

 

Economic Global Governance

15

2

C

LLP214**

 

The Politics & Practice of the EU

15

2

O

LLP215**

 

Economic Diplomacy

15

2

O

LLP218**

Diplomatic Discourse

15

2

O

 

LLP228**

International Security

15

 

2

 

O

 

LLP212**

Guiding Diplomacy: The Hidden Hand of Secret Intelligence and Espionage

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students taking single subject masters will pick the second subject below:

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLP002

Design Thinking

15

1

O

LLP207 Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15 1 O
LLP314 Sports Media and Marketing 15 1 O
LLP415 The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries 15 1 O
LLP112 Introduction to Digital Technologies 15 1 O

 **Students must choose and complete any 2 of the 4 optional modules in semester two to complete the MSc Diplomacy, Business and Trade.

To complete the PG Cert in Diplomacy, Business and Trade students must complete 4 x 15 credit modules. To complete the pG Dip in Diplomacy, Business and Trade students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules.

 

All students taking MSc Diplomacy, Business and Trade will be given specific guidance on optional choices to help them make the correct choice for their chosen career development path.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy
Programme code LLPT70/LLPT71
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/diplomacy-statecraft-foreign-policy/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To provide specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of diplomacy deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with the specific subject area.
  • To enable students to acquire a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of diplomacy.
  • To provide training in the concepts and applications of research appropriate for the study of diplomacy.
  • To offer opportunities for independent study and research within the field of diplomacy.
  • To equip students with the skills to pursue careers as trained specialists in diplomacy.

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

This programme has been developed in line with:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
    • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
      • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
      • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
      • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
      • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
      • Masters Degrees in Business and Management Benchmark Statement (QAA, 2007) 3.82 Type 2 (Career Development Graduates).  The degree will develop all of the skills identified in 3.10 of the benchmark statement.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

  • K1 Concepts and Theoretical Approaches associated with the study of diplomacy and related fields.
  • K2 Current issues affecting the practice of diplomacy and related fields.
  • K3 Research methods appropriate to the study and practice of diplomacy and related fields.
  • K5 Demonstrate intended learning outcomes of a complementary subject as this will help students to appreciate how such study deepens understanding of the influence of Diplomacy.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • C1 Identify and critical evaluate concepts and theories appropriate to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
  • C2 Identify and critically apply concepts and theories to case studies of diplomacy and related fields.
  • C3 Identify case studies for analysis in diplomacy and related fields.
  • C4 Demonstrate skills of research design and research methodology relevant to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • P1 Formulate research questions and research strategies for studying diplomacy and related fields.
  • P2 Develop research frameworks for the completion of an independent research project/dissertation pertaining to diplomacy and related fields.
  • P3 Demonstrate timely management of a research project on diplomacy that is consistent with both professional practice and the principles of research ethics in the field of diplomacy and related fields.
  • P4 Manage research materials and findings relevant to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • T1 Undertaking independent study and research
  • T2 Design and complete a research project, manage data, and demonstrate independent learning.
  • T3 Demonstrate decision making abilities in complex situations and exercise of initiative and leadership.
  • T4 Demonstrate written and oral communication and ICT skills.
  • T5 Discuss networking, team working and management skills. 

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

 Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1-2

C

NA

Second Subject Module*

 

15

1

C

LLP209

 

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures I

15

1

C

LLP224

Foreign Policy Analysis

 

15

1

C

LLP210

 

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures II

15

2

C

LLP218

Diplomatic Discourse

 

15

2

C

LLP214**

The Politics and Practice of the EU

 

15

2

O

LLP215**

Economic Diplomacy

 

15

2

O

LLP216**

Economic Global Governance

 

15

2

O

LLP228**

International Security

 

15

2

O

LLP212**

Guiding Diplomacy: The Hidden Hand of Secret Intelligence and Espionage

 

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students taking single subject masters will pick the second subject below:

Second Subject Module:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLP002

Design Thinking

15

1

O

LLP207 Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15 1 O
LLP314 Sport Media and Marketing 15 1 O
LLP415 The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries 15 1 O
LLP112 Introduction to Digital Technologies 15 1 O

**Students must choose and complete any 2 of the 4 optional modules in semester two to complete the MSc Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy.

To complete the PG Cert in Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy students must complete 4 x 15 credit modules. To complete the PG Dip in Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules.

All students taking MSc Diplomacy, Statecraft and Foreign Policy will be given specific guuidance on optional choices to help them make the correct choice for their chosen career development path.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
Programme code LLPT40/LLPT41
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/entrpreneurship-innovation-management/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Develop an understanding of the importance of  an entrepreneurial attitude in individuals and organisations
  • Develop students critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process
  • Use action based learning to develop insight into the complexity of the innovation process, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students awareness of the help and information available to new organisations and the sources of funding they can attract
  • To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2007

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

  • K1 The complexity of the innovation process and its importance in the current economic climate
  • K2 The academic theories of entrepreneurship and the interconnectedness between entrepreneurial tendencies and resulting behaviour
  • K3 The interrelationships between an organisations environment and its potential to succeed in the global market place
  • K4 The diverse influences on the innovation process from a multidisciplinary perspective

 

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • C1 Analyse data and information in the context of current thinking in the field of innovation management in order to make effective decisions
  • C2 Recognise the benefits of self-reflection for personal development
  • C3 Recognise the components of entrepreneurial behaviour and the value of taking decisive action to influence organisational success.
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • P1 Demonstrate rational use of business and risk analysis tools to analyse company performance
  • P2 Synthesise information from appropriate sources such as intellectual property databases and advise on strategic positioning for an organisation
  • P3 Demonstrate effective communication to persuade and influence stakeholders
  • P4 Evaluate the funding needs of a new venture and advise on future strategy in the context of the current economic climate
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • T1 Select and use appropriate investigative and research skills
  • T2 Critically evaluate a range of academic and industry sources and effectively summarise these in a range of written formats
  • T3 Work flexibly and creatively in a team whilst recognising the contribution of individuals with a range of diverse skills
  • T4 Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1-2

C

NA

Second Subject Module

 

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

C

LLP203

Funding

15

 

2

C

LLP204

Strategy and Planning

 

15

2

C

LLP206

Understanding Business Failure

 

15

2

C

LLP205

Intellectual property

15

2

 

O

LLP223

 

Family Businesses

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LUiL Institutes in the first semester.  All students will be given specific guidance on these optional choices to support them in their chosen career path:

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

LLP415

Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

LLP002

Design Thinking (Managing Design & Innovation Process)

15

 

1

O

LLP112

Introduction to Digital Technologies

15

 

1

O

LLP314

Sport Media and Marketing

15

 

1

O

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

15

1

O

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Internet Media Clouds with Business

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Internet Media Clouds with Business
Programme code LLPT04/LLP14
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/internet-media-clouds-business/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to:

  • Develop students’ knowledge and expertise in Internet and media cloud development and their application in current and future business models
  • Develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the Internet and communication networks, media clouds for storage and processing, whilst creating knowledge on how to manage increasing audio/visual user data
  • Develop students’ critical thinking to assess the development, evaluation and implementation of future Internet architectures with media cloud structures and other related application areas
  • Develop students’ critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process
  • Use action-based learning to provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the digital/tech industry

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2007
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes, Engineering Council UK, 3rd Edition 2014.
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer Standard, Engineering Council UK, 2013.
  • Proposals for National Arrangements for the Use of Academic Credit in Higher Education in England: Final Report of the Burgess Group, December 2006.
  • The Northern Ireland Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (NICATS): Principles and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of:

K1 Internet and media clouds

K2 business and enterprise

K3 how technological knowledge can be combined with business skills

K4 business opportunities presented by the use of Internet media clouds

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

C1 understand how to use the Internet more effectively in terms of communication and resource management, and  be able to understand the implications of various applications

C2 examining technological aspects of combining the Internet and media clouds for service generation

C3 employ Internet and media clouds technologies and business skills jointly

C4 apply their knowledge to adapt existing and create new internet and media clouds applications that can have business value

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

P1 exploit their deep analytical knowledge in the development of fixed and mobile Internet systems

P2 utilise their thorough knowledge of media clouds  and their integration within the Internet layer

P3 analyse and evaluate the interaction between business and technology in the context of Internet media clouds technology

P4 create and assess novel Internet business ideas

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

T1 demonstrate business and technical skills in Internet media clouds

T2 identify business opportunities in technology

T3 show technical competency with understanding of related business and entrepreneurial aspects

T4 demonstrate the ability to generate new ideas and present these to a wide audience

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1

C

LLP101

Internet and Communication Networks

15

 

1

C

LLP110

Cloud technologies and systems           

15

 

2

C

LLP111

Media cloud applications and services

15

 

2

C

LLP102*

Fundamentals of multimedia signals and processing

15

1

O

LLP103*

 

Media processing & coding

15

 

1

O

LLP104*

Mobile broadband and wireless networks

15

1

O

LLP105*

Media applications design & QoE           

15

 

1

O

LLP107*

Content & network security

 

15

2

O

LLP108*

Internet of Things and Applications

 

15

2

O

LLP109*

Introduction to programing and Matlab

15

2

O

LLP201*

Innovation Management

15

 

1

O

LLP202*

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

O

LLP203*

Funding

15

 

2

O

LLP204*

Strategy and Planning

 

15

2

O

LLP205*

Intellectual property

 

15

2

O

LLP206*

Understanding Business Failure

 

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students must choose and complete any 2 of the business related optional modules and any 2 of the digital technologies related optional modules to complete the MSc in Internet Media Clouds with Business taking a maximum of 4 modules in each semester.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

Programme Specification

LL MSc Managing Innovation in Creative Organisations

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Managing Innovation in Creative Organisations
Programme code LLPT42/LLPT43
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/managing-innovation-creative-orgs/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Develop students' critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process and its application in creative organisations
  • Use academic and action based learning to gain insight into the complexity of the creative industries and the innovation process, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges through case studies and in real time
  • To develop students understanding of the innovation and design processes within creative organisations, analysing and evaluating their use through practical and theoretical projects
  • To develop students approach to user centred innovation opportunities
  • To equip students with the insight to consider the future to inform design solutions and business strategy
  • To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2007

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

  • K1 The complexity of the innovation process and its importance in the current economic climate
  • K2 The academic theories of entrepreneurship and the interconnectedness between entrepreneurial tendencies and resulting behaviour
  • K3 The interrelationships between an organisation's internal and external environment and its potential to succeed in the global market place
  • K4 The evaluation of the design process in relation to other functions in order to assist in problem-solving and implementation of sustainable solutions

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • C1 Analyse data and information in the context of current thinking in the field of innovation management in creative organisations in order to make effective decisions
  • C2 Recognise the benefits of self-reflection for personal development
  • C3 Recognise the importance of innovation and the components of innovation management and the value of systematically harnessing creative ideas in order to influence organisational success.
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • P1 Demonstrate rational use of business and risk analysis tools to plan, analyse and evaluate company performance in the creative industries
  • P2 Synthesise information from appropriate sources such as design right databases, industry trendsetters and business press in order to advise on strategic positioning for an organisation
  • P3 Demonstrate effective communication to persuade and influence stakeholders
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • T1 Develop, select and use appropriate investigative and research skills
  • T2 Critically evaluate a range of academic and industry sources and effectively summarise these in a range of written formats
  • T3 Work flexibly and creatively in a team whilst recognising the contribution of individuals with a range of diverse skills
  • T4 Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project 

 

15

 

1-2

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP211

Design Thinking for Creative Enterprise

15

 

1

C

LLP202*

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

O

LLP415**

 

Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

15

1

O

LLP206

Understanding Business Failure

 

15

2

C

LLP005

Foresight & Strategy        

                              

15

2

C

LLP204*

Strategy and Planning

 

15

2

O

LLP205

Intellectual Property

15

2

 

O

LLP208

 

Creative Business Models

15

2

O

LLP233

 

Applied Business Statistics

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

Students must choose one optional module in Semester 1, so they are doing 3 core modules + 1 optional module. Students must choose two optional modules** in Semester 2, so they are doing 2 core modules + 2 optional modules in Semester 2.

*Students must choose at least one of these modules

**If students choose LLP415 in Semester 1, they must choose LLP204 in Semester 2.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

Programme Specification

LL MSc Security, Peace-building and Diplomacy

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Security, Peace-building and Diplomacy
Programme code LLPT74/LLPT75
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/security-peace-building-diplomacy/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To provide specialised, systematic and in-depth knowledge of the study of and the relationship between diplomacy and international security and peace-building deploying appropriate theories, concepts and methods associated with the specific subject area.
  • To enable students to acquire a critical awareness of the current issues involved in the study of the relations between diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • To provide training in the concepts and applications of research appropriate for the study of diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • To offer opportunities for independent study and research within the related fields of diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • To equip students with the skills to pursue careers as trained specialists in diplomacy with particular reference to international security and peace-building.

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

This programme has been developed in line with:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
    • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

  • K1 Concepts and Theoretical Approaches to the study of diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • K2 Current issues affecting the practice of diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • K3 Research methods appropriate to the study and practice of diplomacy and related fields.
  • K4 Demonstrate intended learning outcomes of a complementary subject as this will help students to appreciate how such study deepens understanding of the influence of Diplomacy.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • C1 Identify and critical evaluate concepts and theories appropriate to the study of diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • C2 Identify and critically apply concepts and theories to case studies of diplomacy with particular reference to international security and peace-building.
  • C3 Identify case studies for analysis in diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • C4 Demonstrate skills of research design and research methodology relevant to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • P1 Formulate research questions and research strategies for studying diplomacy and related fields.
  • P2 Develop research frameworks for the completion of an independent research project/dissertation pertaining to diplomacy and related fields.
  • P3 Demonstrate timely management of a research project that is consistent with both professional practice and the principles of research ethics in the field of diplomacy, international security and peace-building.
  • P4 Manage research materials and findings relevant to the study of diplomacy and related fields.
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • T1 Undertaking independent study and research
  • T2 Design and complete a research project, manage data, and demonstrate independent learning.
  • T3 Demonstrate decision making abilities in complex situations and exercise of initiative and leadership.
  • T4 Demonstrate written and oral communication and ICT skills.
  • T5 Discuss networking, team working and management skills. 

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1

C

NA

Second Subject Module*

 

15

1

C

LLP209

 

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures I

15

1

C

LLP226

 

Peace-building

15

1

C

LLP210

 

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures II

15

2

C

LLP228

International Security

 

15

2

C

LLP214**

The Politics and Practice of the EU

15

2

O

LLP215**

Economic Diplomacy

15

2

O

LLP216**

Economic Global Governance

15

 

2

O

 

LLP218**

Diplomatic Discourse

 

15

2

O

LLP212**

Guiding Diplomacy: The Hidden Hand of Secret Intelligence and Espionage

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students taking single subject masters will pick the second subject below offered in the first semester:

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLP002

Design Thinking

15

1

O

LLP207 Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15 1 O
LLP314 Sport Media and Marketing 15 1 O
LLP415 The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries 15 1 O
LLP112 Introduction to Digital Technologies 15 1 O

**Students must choose and complete any 2 of the 4 optional modules in semester two to complete the MSc Security, Peace-building and Diplomacy. 

To complete the PG Cert in Security, Peace-Building and Diplomacy students must complete 4 x 15 credit modules. To complete the PG Dip in Security, Peace-Building and Diplomacy students must complete 8 x 15 credit modules.

All students taking MSc Security, Peace-Building and Diplomacy will be given specific guidance on optional choices to help them make the correct choice for their chosen career development path.

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

Programme Specification

LL MSc Sport Business and Innovation

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Sport Business and Innovation
Programme code LLPT52/LLPT53
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/sport-business-innovation/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Use action based learning to develop insight into the knowledge and skills required for  innovation in the sports industries
  • Develop the critical analysis skills required to evaluate and reflect on the innovation process and the behaviours required to manage innovation in the sports industry
  • To develop a critical understanding of the dynamics of the sport business sector
  • To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Subject benchmark for the Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism group

(http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/HLST08.pdf)

  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and management, the QAA, 2007

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of…

  • K1 key concepts and theories associated with business innovation and entrepreneurship
  • K2 the nature of the international sports markets and the operating environment of sport industries

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • C1 understand and apply concepts and theories relevant to the sport business sector
  • C2 critically analyse business strategy and practice
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • P1 conduct a market/company analysis
  • P2 Analyse and evaluate the business strategy of a sport organisation/business
  • P3 Identify and evaluate the resource requirements for new businesses
  • P4 Design, conduct and evaluate a small scale research project
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

  • T1 Manage their own self-directed learning
  • T2 Communicate effectively both in writing and orally
  • T3 Demonstrate skills in the use of information technology
  • T4 Demonstrate skills in data analysis
  • T5 Work effectively as part of a team

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1-2

C

LLP307

Global Sports Markets and Industries

           

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

O

LLP315

 

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

15

1

O

LLP301

Leadership Models and Practices: Application to a Sport Context

15

1

O

LLP121

 

Principles of Data Science

15

1

O

LLP312

New Media and Analytics for Sport Business

15

2

C

LLP310

Sport Economics and Law

 

15

2

C

LLP204

Strategy and Planning

 

15

2

C

LLP206

Understanding Business Failure

 

15

2

O

LLP203

Funding

 

15

2

O

LLP303 Analysing the Contruction of Leadership for a Sport Context 15 2 O

LLP313

Digital Sport Technologies: Evolution and Application

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

Students must choose and complete any 1 optional from the 4 optional modules in the first semester. Students must also choose and complete any 1 optional from the 4 optional modules in the second semester.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

Programme Specification

LL MSc Sport Business and Leadership

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Sport Business and Leadership
Programme code LLPT50/LLPT51
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/sport-leadership/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Analyse and evaluate leadership and business challenges and responses facing sport business professionals
  • Develop students as leaders in sport through practical application and team work, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to sport leadership and business challenges in real time
  • Develop a critical understanding of the social, environmental and economic issues that are essential to leadership and management in the sport industry
  • Develop students' critical thinking to assess the development, evaluation and implementation of innovation as a process and its application to sport leadership and business
  • Develop leaders in sport who have the leadership and business skills that have specific application to the challenges confronting sport organisations at the global, national and local level 

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Subject benchmark for the Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism group

(http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/HLST08.pdf)

  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2007
  • Accreditation by the Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • K1 Leadership and strategic capabilities in a local and global sport context.
  • K2 Cognitive and behavioural leadership habits which lead to appropriate actions where innovation and influence are required.
  • K3 Their own capacity for leadership and business as well as leadership in others through and examination of and reflection on the actions of leaders and followers.
  • K4 The role of leadership in establishing ethical business practices and organisational integrity in the sport environment.
  • K5 Critically evaluate the ways in which study of a complementary subject deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence of Leadership in sport. 

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • C1 Develop a thorough grounding in the main leadership theories, concepts, and issues.
  • C2 Understand the relevance of leadership theory and business practice to the sport environment and the student’s biography of experience.
  • C3 Understand the nature of leadership construction in a social context.
  • C4 Learn how to leverage sports and lead sport organisations for greater social, environmental and economic good. 
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • P1 Engage with leadership and management theories and to apply them to their own circumstances.
  • P2 Explore the nexus between leadership and business knowledge, personal ambitions, work/life integration, and experiences.
  • P3 Analyse contemporary issues that allow students to apply leadership theories and explore leadership in ‘real’ situations within the context of sport.
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • T1 Develop skills in the assessment of leadership, business practice, and the identification of leadership development.
  • T2 Develop conceptual understanding of the influence of leadership and business practice on individual and group behaviour in organisations.
  • T3 Challenge the ethical and moral standards and priorities that leaders apply to business and professional behaviour.
  • T4 Identify leadership and management styles and strengths and map steps to improve leadership capacity.
  • T5 Develop research skills that will allow students to complete a research project.

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1-2

C

N/A*

Second subject module

 

15

1

C

LLP301

Leadership Models and Practices: Application to a Sport Context

 

15

1

C

LLP307

 

Global Sport Markets and Industries

15

1

C

LLP304

Sustainability and Leadership for Sport Organisations

 

15

2

C

LLP303

Analysing the Construction of Leadership for a Sport Context

 

15

2

C

LLP305

Critically Reflective Leadership and Sport Management Practice (Capstone Course)

15

2

C

LLP310**

Sport Economics and Law

 

15

2

O

LLP312**

New Media and Analytics for Sport Business

 

15

2

O

LLP204**

Strategy and Planning

 

15

2

O

LLP205**

Intellectual Property

 

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) in the first semester:

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP002

Design Thinking (Managing Design & Innovation Process)

15

 

1

O

LLP207

Principals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

15

 

1

O

LLP112

Introduction to Digital Technologies

15

 

1

O

LLP415

Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

LLP315

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

15

 

1

O

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

15

1

O

 

**Students must choose and complete any 1 of the optional modules in semester two to complete the MSc Sport Leadership

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

Programme Specification

LL MSc Digital Media Systems

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Digital Media Systems
Programme code LLPT01/LLPT11
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/digital-media-systems/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to:

  • Develop students’ knowledge and expertise in multimedia signal capturing, rendering, coding, processing & adaptation through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students’ critical thinking to assess the development, evaluation and implementation of high-end home and low-end mobile media applications in response to addressing real world problems/opportunities
  • Develop students’ critical thinking to assess media applications through user interaction techniques, human perception and quality of experience assessment methods
  • Use action-based learning to provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the digital/tech industry

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes, Engineering Council UK, 3rd Edition 2014.
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer Standard, Engineering Council UK, 2013.
  • Proposals for National Arrangements for the Use of Academic Credit in Higher Education in England: Final Report of the Burgess Group, December 2006.
  • The Northern Ireland Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (NICATS): Principles and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of…

K1 multimedia signals and their related applications

K2 capturing, rendering, coding & adaptation of multimedia signals

K3 high-end home and low-end mobile applications

K4 Multimedia coding for communication and storage

K5 Demonstrate intended learning outcomes of a complementary subject as this will help students to appreciate how such study deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence of Digital Technologies

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

C1 understand how to capture, render, and perform coding & adaptation of multimedia signals

C2 critically evaluate interaction techniques with human perception and perform quality of experience assessments for various multimedia applications

C3 exploit knowledge to design new multimedia applications

C4 optimise the media chain for the highest QoE

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

P1 use their deep analytical skills in fixed and mobile communication multimedia applications development

P2 demonstrate skills in media (2D/3D) capturing and rendering

P3 devise techniques and methodologies to assess users’ experience

P4 think laterally and originally to create innovative and practical media system applications

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

T1 present their technical and communication skills and experience clearly in a manner that could be understood by a wide audience, including potential employers.

T2 demonstrate a high degree of subject knowledge that would support a wide research field in media and media-applications areas, including those involving creativity and innovation.

T3 competently lead media applications development projects on the basis of the deep technical and project management skills they have acquired from the programme.

T4 demonstrate aptitude for generating new ideas and concepts.

4. Programme structure

List compulsory and optional modules in each Part semester (Code, title, modular weight).

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1

C

N/A*

Second subject module

 

15

1

C

LLP102

Fundamentals of multimedia signals & processing

15

 

1

C

LLP103

Media processing & coding

 

15

 

1

C

LLP106

Advanced 3D user environments

 

15

2

C

LLP107~

Content & Network security

 

15

2

O

LLP108~

Internet of Things & Applications

 

15

2

O

LLP109~

Introduction to programming and Matlab

15

2

O

LLP111~

Media cloud applications and services

15

2

O

LLP205^

Intellectual property

 

15

2

O

LLP206^

Understanding Business Failure

 

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LUiL Institutes in the first semester:

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

LLP208

Business Model Development

15

 

1

O

LLP415

The Key Topics in Media & Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

LLP207

Principals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

15

 

1

O

LLP002

Design Thinking

 

15

1

O

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

 

15

1

O

LLP314

Sport Media & Marketing

 

15

1

O

~Students must choose and complete any 3 of the 6 optional modules to complete the MSc. In Digital Media Systems.  ^In the second semester students can opt to exchange 1 SEESE optional module for 1 SBE module.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to progress be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Entrepreneurship, Finance and Innovation
Programme code LLPT78/LLPT79
Length of programme Full-time: one year; Part-time: typically 2yrs but up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/entrepreneurship-finance-innovation/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Develop a critical understanding and the ability to reflect on the importance of an entrepreneurial attitude in individuals and organisations, particularly for relatively small and new firms.
  • Develop students critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process
  • Use action based, academically grounded learning to develop insight into the complexity of the innovation process, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students’ understanding and analytical reflection of the complexity of managing the finances of a start-up business, including the legal considerations and the importance of good governance, and offer insights to analyse and address issues.
  • To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2015

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • K1 The complexity of the innovation process and its importance in the current economic climate
  • K2 The academic theories of entrepreneurship and the interconnectedness between entrepreneurial tendencies and resulting behaviour
  • K3 The interrelationships between an organisations environment, its internal governance and its potential for growth in the global market place
  • K4 The funding and financial management of start-up companies
  • K5 The diverse influences on the success of organisations from a multidisciplinary perspective

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • C1 Critically Analyse the need for and importance of good financial and operational governance of organisations
  • C2 Critically evaluate the role of ethical business management in today’s society
  • C3 Critically analyse the components of entrepreneurial behaviour and the value of taking decisive action to influence organisational success.
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • P1 Analyse company performance  and be able to critically reflect on the use of business and risk analysis tools
  • P2 Synthesise information from appropriate sources and advise on strategic positioning for growth of an organisation
  • P3 Demonstrate effective communication to persuade and influence stakeholders
  • P4 Critically Evaluate the funding needs of a new venture and advise on future strategy in the context of the current economic climate
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • T1 Select and use appropriate investigative and research skills
  • T2 Critically evaluate a range of academic and industry sources and effectively summarise these in a range of written formats
  • T3 Work flexibly and creatively in a team whilst recognising the contribution of self and other with a range of diverse skills through self-reflection
  • T4 Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences

 

4. Programme structure

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1-2

C

NA

Second Subject Module

 

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

C

LLP203

Funding

15

 

2

C

LLP221

Small Business Finance

 

15

2

C

LLP222

Governance for Start-up Companies

 

15

2

C

LLP204

Strategy and Planning

15

2

 

O

LLP233

Applied Business Statistics

15

2

O

 

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

 *Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LU London Institutes in the first semester.  

 

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

LLP415

The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

LLP314

Sport Media and Marketing

15

 

1

O

LLP002

Design Thinking (Managing Design & Innovation Process)

15

 

1

O

LLP112

Introduction to Digital Technologies

15

 

1

O

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

 

15

1

O

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Sport Digital and Media Technologies

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Sport Digital and Media Technologies
Programme code LLPT54/LLPT55
Length of programme Full-time: one year; Part-time: typically 2yrs but up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/sports-digital-and-media-technologies/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Use action based learning to develop insight into the potential of new media technologies and their influence on innovation in the sports digital and media industries
  • Develop analytical skills required to process, visualise, and make decisions from big data in sport
  • Develop the critical analysis skills required to evaluate and reflect on the innovation process and the behaviours required to manage innovation in the sports digital and media industry
  • Develop a critical understanding of the dynamics of the sport digital and media sector
  • Develop a critical understanding of the mobile internet and cloud technology with a special emphasis on media cloud applications shifting to mobile Internet platform and its associated challenges for sport

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
  • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
  • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
  • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
  • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
  • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
  • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
  • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Subject benchmark for the Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism group
  • http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/HLST08.pdf
  • Accreditation by the Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management.
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and management, the QAA, 2015

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: 

  • K1 The complexity of new digital technologies and their potential and real impact on sport and associated industries
  • K2 The interrelationships between the development of new technologies and innovation in the sport industries
  • K3 The complexity of the current global operating environment for sport and the influence of new digital and media technologies on this

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • C1 Evaluate and analyse key concepts and theories relevant to the sport digital and media sector
  • C2 Critically analyse sport digital and media strategy and its application to various sport settings. 
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • P1Evaluate and analyse sport digital and/or media market data
  • P2 Critically Analyse and evaluate the business strategy of a sport digital or media organisation
  • P3 Identify and critically evaluate the resource requirements for new sport digital and/or sport media businesses
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • T1 Select and use appropriate investigative and research skills
  • T2 Critically evaluate a range of academic and industry sources, including examining and analysing the potential of new technology and effectively summarise these in a range of written formats
  • T3 Work flexibly and creatively in a team whilst recognising the contribution of self and others with a range of diverse skills through self-reflection
  • T4 Communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences

4. Programme structure

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

LLP307

Global Sport Markets and Industries

 

15

1

C

LLP315

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

 

15

1

C

LLP112

 

Introduction to Digital Technologies

15

1

O

LLP121

Principles of Data Science

 

15

1

O

LLP411

Global Cities, Media and Communication

15

1

O

 

LLP312

New Media and Analytics for Sport Business

 

15

2

C

LLP313

Digital Technologies and Sport: Evolution and Application

 

15

2

C

LLP106

Advanced 3D user environments

 

15

2

O

LLP122

Advanced Big Data Analytics

 

15

2

O

LLP303

Analysing the Construction of Leadership for a Sport Context

 

15

2

O

LLP310

Sport Economics and Law

 

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

In Semester 1, students must complete 3 X Core Modules and 1 X Optional Module, in Semester 2, students must complete 2 X Core Modules and 2 X Optional Modules + Dissertation to complete the MSc Sport Digital and Media Technologies. 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of Regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Cyber Security and Big Data (2017 entry)

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Cyber Security and Big Data
Programme code LLPT06/LLPT16
Length of programme Full-time: one year; Part-time: typically 2yrs but up to 4 years. Consult the programme director for advice.
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/departments/london/cybersecurity--big-data/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to:

  • Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the challenges in cyber security and big data faced by industry and society, and will help them to develop the necessary skills to address those challenges in the most effective way

  • Utilise both cyber security and big data analytics techniques to analyse and evaluate problems and respond to challenges with practical applications in real time

  • Build students’ knowledge and develop expertise in network security and cryptography, including big data analytics to combat malicious activities and to detect anomalies in the network

  • Provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the cyber security and big data industries and related businesses, such as IT, e-commerce, and governmental organisations using action-based learning

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008

  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015

  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2015

  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes, Engineering Council UK, 3rd Edition 2014.

  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer Standard, Engineering Council UK, 2013.

  • Proposals for National Arrangements for the Use of Academic Credit in Higher Education in England: Final Report of the Burgess Group, December 2006.
  • The Northern Ireland Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (NICATS): Principles and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of: 

  • K1 cyber security and big data principles, practices, tools and techniques, and their application
  • K2 network security and cryptography, including big data analytics
  • K3 Internet, communication networks, and clouds
  • K4 the integration of security and privacy into design of the Internet, communication networks, big data applications and cloud architectures
  • K5 the influence of Digital Technologies on other areas through studying a complementary subject

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • C1 understand how to devise secure communication and data solutions
  • C2 critically evaluate how security and privacy can be made an integral part of future network and data systems
  • C3 exploit knowledge to design new cyber security tools, which interact with big data
  • C4 devise novel solutions in the design of secure communications, Internet, cloud, and data interactions
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • P1 analyse and evaluate cyber security and big data problems related to existing technologies
  • P2 understand and develop improved solutions to secure communication and big data services
  • P3 create innovative cyber security and big data analytics techniques and develop the necessary building blocks to synthesise secure communication and big data systems
  • P4 exploit their technical knowledge to create innovative cyber security and big data solutions
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:

  • T1 Demonstrate skills in analysing information with attention to details
  • T2 Competently plan, execute and oversee technology projects to completion with skills they have acquired from the programme
  • T3 Demonstrate a high degree of subject knowledge that would support a wide research field
  • T4 Generate new ideas and concepts

4. Programme structure

 

 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

 

1-2

C

N/A*

Second Subject

 

15

1

C

LLP121

Principles of data science

 

15

1

C

LLP115

Applied cryptography

 

 

15

2

C

LLP101~

Internet & communication networks

 

15

1

O

LLP122~

 

Advanced big data analytics

15

2

O

LLP111~

Media cloud applications & services

 

15

2

O

LLP103~

Media processing & coding

 

15

2

O

LLP104~

Mobile Broadband and wireless networks

 

15

1

O

LLP107~

Network Security

 

15

2

O

LLP108~

Internet of Things and Applications

 

15

2

O

LLP109~

Introduction to Programing and Matlab

 

15

2

O

LLP114~

 

Digital forensics

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

 ~Students must choose and complete 4 of the 9 optionsal modules to complete the MSc.Cyber Security and Big Data. 1 of these modules must be completed in Semester 1 and 3 in semester 2. 

 *Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LU London Institutes in the first semester.  

 

Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

LLP415

The Key Topics in Media & Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

LLP002

Design Thinking (Managing Design & Innovation Process)

15

 

1

O

LLP207

Principles of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

 

15

1

O

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

 

15

1

O

LLP314

Sports Media & Marketing

 

15

1

O

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MRes Design Innovation, MRes Digital Technologies, MRes Diplomacy and International Governance, MRes Entrepreneurship and Innovation, MRes Media and Creative Industries, MRes Sport Business

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MRes
Programme title Design Innovation * Digital Technologies * Diplomacy and International Governance * Entrepreneurship and Innovation * Media and Creative Industries * Sport Business
Programme code To be confirmed
Length of programme Full-time: 1 yr; Part-time: typically 2 yrs but up to 4 years. Consult the Programme Director of the programme of your choice for advice
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/design-innovation-mres/

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/digital-technologies/

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/diplomacy-international-governance/

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/entrepreneurship-innovation/

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/media-creative-industries-mres/

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/masters-degrees/a-z/sport-business/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

The MRes programme is designed to produce graduates with rigorous research and analytical skills, who are well equipped to go onto being high level researchers in their chosen field. 

Students will:

  • gain advanced knowledge of the research processes, designs, practices and methodologies
  • acquire in-depth training in the conduct and management of research, from its inception to its completion and dissemination
  • explore and reflect on their developing research skills in the context of their areas of research interest and their growth as professional researchers;
  • develop their independent research capacity
  • critically analyse ethical aspects of academic research and gain advanced ability to deal with ethical problems and challenges.

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
  • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
  • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
  • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
  • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
  • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
  • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
  • Chapter B6: Assessment of students

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: 

  • the range of research paradigms and methodologies in use
  • understand the key principles of research design, their applicability in contexts, and the implications of mixed research modes
  • appreciate the potential of and application of a range of research designs in response to practice led and theory led research
  • understand and apply the role of theory in the development of research choices, frameworks and outcomes
  • understand the significance of the choices of particular research philosophies in a variety of disciplines, with special reference to their discipline
  • gain an in-depth understanding of  ethical issues and problems specific to their discipline

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

  • critically evaluate current research and research techniques and methodologies;
  • analyse research questions, present cogent, reasoned and theoretically rooted arguments regarding academic developments in their discipline
  • Effectively plan, design and execute a research problem
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:  

  • critically examine the background literature relevant to their specific research area
  • analyse their research area, including its theoretical foundations and the specific techniques used to study it
  • identify the research directions to move the state of the art forward
c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:  

  • publish the results of their research, through constructive feedback of written work and oral presentations
  • interact positively with their peers and a range of academic colleagues, acknowledging challenges in or limitations to their work and thinking
  • communicate ideas, arguments and research rationales and decisions effectively and manage of formal presentations to a range of academic audiences

4. Programme structure

 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP608

Collaborative Research Project

 

15

 

1

C

LLP602

Research Design, Practice and Ethics

15

1

C

LLP603

Quantitative Research Methods

 

15

2

C

LLP604

Foundations in Qualitative Research

15

2

C

 

Students will then choose a track of 2 discipline specific modules

 

MRes in Design Innovation

LLP001

Identity, Culture & Communication

15

1

O

LLP002

Design Thinking

15

1

O

MRes in Digital Technologies

LLP101

Internet and communication networks

15

1

O

LLP121

Principles of data science

15

1

O

MRes in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

1

O

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

1

O

MRes in Media and Creative Industries

LLP401

Media and Creative Industries: Critical Perspectives

15

1

O

LLP402

Media and Creative Industries: Contexts and Practices

15

1

O

MRes in Sport Business

LLP301

Leadership Models and Practices: Application to a Sport Context

15

1

O

LLP307

Global Sport Markets and Industries

15

1

O

MRes in Diplomacy and International Governance

LLP209

Diplomacy: Policy, Practice and Procedures 1

15

1

O

LLP224

Foreign Policy Analysis

15

1

O

 

 

LLP601

Major Research Project

 

90

2

C

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to progress be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI. 

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Digital Creative Media (2017 entry)

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Digital Creative Media
Programme code LLPT01/LLPT11
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years. Consult the programme director for advice.
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/taught/digital-creative-media/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to:

  • Develop students' knowledge and expertise in a range of digital creative media topics through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students' critical thinking to assess the design, development, evaluation and implementation of creative media applications which are growing in popularity including smart phone applications in response to addressing real world problems/opportunities
  • Develop students' critical thinking to assess creative media applications through user interaction techniques, human perception and quality of users' experience assessment methods
  • Use action-based learning to provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the digital creative media and technology industries

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  •  UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master's Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students      
  • Master's Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: The Accred        tion of Higher Education Programmes, Engineering Council UK, 3rd Edition 2014
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer Standard, Engineering Council UK, 2013.
  • Proposals for National Arrangements for the Use of Academic Credit in Higher Education in England: Final Report of the Burgess Group, December 2006.
  • The Northern Ireland Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (NICATS): Principles and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of... 

K1 creative media context and practices

K2 gaming technologies, 3D media processing and users' perception evaluation, user interaction techniques

K3 creative media applications including smart phone applications

K4 Demonstrate intended learning outcomes of a complementary subject as this will help students appreciate how such study deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence of Digital Technologies

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

C1 understand how to design and develop new creative media applications

C2 critically evaluate user interaction techniques with human perception and perform quality of user experience assessments for various creative media applications

C3 exploit knowledge to propose advanced applications for a variety of domains and users in creative media context and practices

C4 optimise the digital creative media chain for the highest quality of user experience

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

P1 use their deep analytical skills in digital creative media applications development

P2 demonstrate skills in 3D creative media and studio environments, gaming technologies, and 3D media processing

P3 devise techniques and methodologies to assess users' experience and interaction

P4 think laterally and originally to create innovative and practical creative media applications

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to...

T1 communicate their work via technological platforms

T2 demonstrate a high degree of subject knowledge that would support a wide research field in digital creative media and their application areas

T3 competently lead digital creative media applications development projects on the basis of the deep technical and  project management  skills they have acquired from the programme                                                   ·

 T4  demonstrate  aptitude  for  generating  new  ideas  and concepts

4. Programme structure

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/0

LLP008

Collaborative Project

15

1-2

C

N/A*

Second subject module

15

1

C

LLP105

Media Design and production

15

1

C

LLP402

Media & Creative Industries: Contexts and Practices

15

1

C

LLP106~

Advanced 3D media environments

15

2

O

LLP120~

Gaming technologies & systems

15

2

O

LLP103~

Media  Processing  and Coding

15

2

O

 

 

 

 

 

LLP108~

Internet of Things & Applications

15

2

O

LLP109~

Introduction to programming and Matlab

15

2

O

LLP111~

Media cloud applications and services

15

2

O

LLP404~

Creative Industries in a Global Perspective

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

2

C

~Students must choose and complete 4 of the 7 optional modules to complete the MSc. Digital Creative Media. 

*Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LU LON Institutes in the first semester: 

Second Subject Modules: 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/0

LLP002

Design Thinking

15

1

O

LLP207

Principals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

15

1

O

 

 

 

 

 

LLP231

Introduction to Diplomacy

15

1

O

LLP314

Sport Media and Marketing

15.

1

O

LLP415

The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

15

1

O

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to progress be eligible for the award, candidates requirements of regulation XXI. 

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not applicable.

Programme Specification

LL MSc Mobile Communication Systems (2017 entry)

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Mobile Communication Systems
Programme code LLPT03/LLPT13
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years. Consult the programme director for advice.
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/taught/mobile-communication-systems/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to:

  • Develop students’ knowledge and expertise in the latest mobile and wireless technologies through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students’ knowledge of Internet technologies and applications, broadband, mobile, and wireless communication networks
  • Develop students’ critical thinking to assess the development, evaluation and implementation of current and future mobile communicaton system architectures and related application areas.
  • Use action-based learning to provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential to the digital/tech industry

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, April 2012, especially Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master’s Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 2010
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: The Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes, Engineering Council UK, 3rd Edition 2014.
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer Standard, Engineering Council UK, 2013.
  • Proposals for National Arrangements for the Use of Academic Credit in Higher Education in England: Final Report of the Burgess Group, December 2006.
  • The Northern Ireland Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (NICATS): Principles and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of…

K1 mobile and wireless communication systems including mobile Internet

K2 user mobility and mobile communication technologies limitations

K3 Internet mobility management and communication channel variations

K4 demonstrate intended learning outcomes of a complementary subject as this will help students to appreciate how such study deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence of Digital Technologies

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

C1 understand in depth how to develop new mobile communication systems

C2 critically evaluate new mobile and wireless communication supporting technologies and services

C3 generate innovative communication architectures for the future service demands

C4 exploit knowledge to propose advanced internet and mobile applications for fixed and mobile users

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

P1 analyse and evaluate mobile system problems related to existing technologies

P2 understand and develop improved solutions to mobile and wireless communication services

P3 create innovative mobile and wireless communication services and develop the necessary building blocks to synthesise such systems

P4 exploit their technical knowledge to create novel mobile and wireless communication technologies

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to…

T1 communicate their work via technological platforms

T2 use their knowledge to propose technological solutions for problems and support them with the necessary evidence

T3 generate new technological concepts in creation and innovation of future digital technologies

T4 demonstrate technical knowledge and skill in developing their own ideas

4. Programme structure

LLP008

Collaborative Project

 

15

1-2

C

N/A*

Second subject module

 

15

1

C

LLP101

Internet and Communication Networks

15

1

C

LLP104

Mobile broadband and wireless networks

15

1

C

LLP107~

Network security

15

2

O

LLP108~ Internet of Things and Applications 15 2 O

LLP103~

Media processing and coding

15

2

O

 

 

 

 

 

LLP106~

Advanced 3D media environments 

15

2

O

LLP109~

Introduction to programing and Matlab

15

2

O

LLP110~

Cloud technologies and systems

15

2

O

LLP111~

Media cloud applications and services

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

~ Students must choose and complete 4 of the 7 optional modules to complete the MSc. Mobile Communication Systems. 

*Students will pick a second subject from the list of nominated second subject modules (below) offered by the other LU LON Institutes in the first semester:Second Subject Modules:

Code

Title

Modular Weight

 

Semester

C/O

LLP002

Design Thinking

15

 

1

O

LLP207

Principals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

15

 

1

O

LLP231

 

Introduction to Diplomacy

15

1

O

 LLP314

Sport Media and Marketing

 

15

1

O

LLP415

The Key Topics in Media and Creative Industries

15

 

1

O

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI.    

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

Programme Specification

LL MSc Internet Technologies with Business Management (2017 entry)

Academic Year: 2017/18

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Reg. XXI (Postgraduate Awards) (see University Regulations)
  • Module Specifications
  • The teaching, learning and assessment strategies used at Loughborough (available soon)
  • What makes Loughborough University programmes and its graduates distinctive (available soon)
  • Summary
  • Programme aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Programme structure
  • Progression and weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Loughborough University in London
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc
Programme title Internet Technologies with Business Management
Programme code LLPT05/LLPT15
Length of programme 1 year up to 4 years. Consult the programme director for advice.
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/programmes/taught/internet-tech-with-business-management/

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to:

  • Develop students' knowledge and expertise in Internet systems and technologies through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students' knowledge and understanding of the Internet service business management, including the ability to spot trends and gaps in the market and to develop ideas that respond to identified needs
  • Develop students' critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process
  • Use action-based learning to provide individuals and teams with employment skills essential  to the digital/tech industry

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

  • UK Quality Code for Higher Education, The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education,  April 2012,  especially  Part A: Setting  and maintaining  academic  standards:
    • The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (FHEQ), the QAA, August 2008
    • Master's Degree Characteristics, the QAA, March 201O
    • The Higher Education Credit Framework for England, the QAA, August 2008
  • The Quality Code, Part B: Assuring and enhancing academic quality
    • Chapter B1: Programme Design, Development and Approval
    • Chapter B3: Learning and Teaching
    • Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement
    • Chapter B6: Assessment of students
  • Master's Degree Subject Benchmark for Engineering, the QAA, 2015
  • Master's Degree Subject Benchmark for Business and Management, the QAA, 2007
  • · UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: The Accreditation of Higher Education  Programmes,  Engineering  Council  UK,  3rd   Edition 2014.
  • UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence: Engineering Technician, Incorporated Engineer and Chartered Engineer Standard, Engineering Council UK, 2013.
  • Proposals for National Arrangements for the Use of Academic Credit in Higher Education in England: Final Report of the Burgess Group, December 2006.
  • The Northern Ireland Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (NICATS): Principles and Guidelines, 2002.

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of: 

K1 Internet technologies

K2 business management and enterprise

K3 combining technological knowledge with business management skills

K4 Internet generated business management opportunities

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

C1 understand how to use the Internet more effectively and also be able to examine the technical implications of various applications

C2 exploit their technical knowledge to critically analyse and develop advanced Internet applications                                       ·

C3 demonstrate the ability to use their knowledge and experience to combine Internet technologies with business management skills jointly in an advantageous way

C4 utilise their knowledge to formulate a business management case for novel Internet based systems

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

P1 use their deep analytical skills to evaluate fixed and mobile Internet technologies

P2 demonstrate knowledge on how to analyse and use Internet technologies in the context of service creation

P3 evaluate and analyse Internet technologies in a business management context and thereby influence Internet technologies & service creation

P4 exploit their knowledge to develop Internet based business management opportunities

c. Key transferable skills:

On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to: 

T1 communicate their work to a wide audience clearly

T2 identify business management opportunities in technology

T3 demonstrate technical competency with understanding of related busines management and entrepreneurial aspects

T4 generate own innovative ideas and concepts

4. Programme structure

LLP008

Collaborative project

15

1-2

C

LLP101

Internet and Communication Networks

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation  Management

15

1

C

LLP108**

Internet of Things and applications

15

2

O

 

LLP121**

Principles of data science

15

1

O

LLP104**

Mobile broadband and wireless networks

15

1

O

 

LLP202*

Entrepreneurship

15

1

O

 

 

 

LLP105**

Media design & production

15

1

O

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LLP107**

Network security

15

2

O

 

LLP109**

Introduction to programing and Matlab

15

2

O

 

LLP110**

Cloud technologies and systems

15

2

O

 

LLP111**

Media cloud applications and services

15

2

O

 

LLP204*

Strategy and Planning

15

2

O

 

LLP205*

Intellectual property

15

2

O

 

LLP206*

Understanding Business Failure

15

2

O

 

LLP501

Dissertation

60

2

C

*Students must choose and complete 1 of the Glendonbrook Institute for Enterprise Development optional modules. 

** Students must choose and complete 4 of the Institute for Digital Technologies optional modules to complete the MSc Internet Technologies with Business Management. 1 of these optional modules must be completed in semester 1 and 4 optional modules in Semester 2.

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of regulation XXI. 

All modules available in the Special Assessment Period (SAP) unless specified in the Module Specification.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the purposes of Final Degree Classification

Not Applicable

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