Internet Technologies with Business Management MSc
- Entry requirements:
- 2:2 +
- 1 year
- up to 4 years
- Start date:
- October 2018
for Healthcare Platform
UK-India Education Research Initiative
City for digital entrepreneurs
European Digital City Index 2016
You will gain advanced knowledge and develop entrepreneurial skills with a focus on the latest advances in Internet technologies. Our MSc in Internet Technologies with Business Management will also give you the unique opportunity to combine knowledge of Internet technologies with business insights and strategies, which will enable you to remain ahead of one the fastest evolving trends in the world.
What makes this programme different?
- Generate new digital enterprise opportunities.
- Learn the latest advancement in Internet technologies.
- Careers in technology development fields or technology management.
Who should study this programme?
Internet Technologies with Business Management is most desirable for technologists with business aspirations as well as business entrepreneurs for the design of Future Internet architectures, systems, services, business models and entrepreneurship in the Internet-connected world.
An honours degree (2:2 or above), or an equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University in electronics, computing, physics, mathematics or a related discipline.
The standard University IELTS English language requirement is 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each individual element (reading, writing, listening and speaking).
What you'll study
You will learn from the most influential thought leaders, pioneering researchers and creative innovators, exposing you to the latest theories and developments from across your discipline.
Internet Technologies with Business Management covers a wide range of topics; to give you a taster we have expanded on some of the core modules affiliated with this programme and the specific assessment methods associated with each module.
- Show knowledge of communication networks, fixed and mobile communication systems and the Internet, and be able to relate their knowledge to real-world examples;
- Key elements and operation of the communication networks, fixed and mobile systems, and the Internet;
- The data rates available on these networks and systems;
- What applications would operate using these data rates with their major limitations of channel characteristics variations;
- Gain experience with system performance analysis, understanding of operational data rates and limitations;
- Critically analyse and reflect on the problems that the current communication networks are facing due to channel variations and relate some possible solutions;
- Obtain communication networks design experience and their practical limitations;
- Synthesise necessary information to evaluate data rates for given services, their channel error performances and the provided Quality of user Experience (QoE);
- Apply their communication networks knowledge when working in industry;
- Critically evaluate communication networks related problems and deal with their possible solutions;
- Present themselves in the area of research and development in communication networks & the Internet to secure advanced level jobs.
- 30% Coursework
- 70% Exam
- Explain the complexity of the innovation process;
- Highlight the types and patterns of innovation;
- Understand the interrelationship between an organisations environment and its innovative capability;
- Relate innovation theory to the performance of organisations;
- Interpret company performance in relation to the dynamic environment in which it operates;
- Synthesise information from appropriate sources;
- Demonstrate rational use of business and risk analysis tools to analyse company performance;
- Select and use appropriate investigative and research skills;
- Demonstrate effective report writing skills;
- Demonstrate commercial awareness;
- Recognise ethical dilemmas and corporate social responsibility issues.
- 100% Coursework consisting of:
- 5% Introduction Assignment
- 95% Report
- Work effectively in diverse and interdisciplinary teams;
- Undertake and contribute towards a project-based development process;
- Apply critical enquiry, reflection, and creative methods to identify, frame, and resolve issues and problems at hand;
- Identify user and stakeholder needs and value creation opportunities, whilst collecting and applying evidence-based information and knowledge to develop appropriate insights, practices and solutions;
- Identify, structure, reflect on key issues and propose solutions to problems in creative ways;
- Enhance your appreciation for diversity and divergent individual and disciplinary perspectives;
- Be able to provide structured, reflective and critical feedback to peers and other stakeholders;
- Plan and execute a project plan including scope, resources and timing;
- Effectively communicate ideas, methods and results to a diverse range of stakeholders;
- Use multiple, state-of-the-art date media and technologies to communicate with collaborators;
- Make informed, critical and reflective decisions in time-limited situations.
- 20% Group project proposal
- 20% Individual reflection
- 30% Final Project Report
- 30% Project deliverables to the client
- The importance of project planning;
- The importance of a clear hypothesis or research question;
- The ethical implications of research;
- The relevant empirical data and methodologies for data collection or knowledge assimilation for the subject area;
- Methods of data analysis and their suitability for the intended data;
- The areas of expertise or publications of the major individuals or organisations in the subject or business area;
- The previous research or current knowledge in the specific subject or business area;
- Theoretical perspectives relevant to your chosen topic;
- The most effective methods of presentation for data or knowledge;
- Developing a clear, coherent and original research question, hypothesis or business problem in a suitable subject area;
- Synthesising relevant sources (e.g. research literature, primary data) to construct a coherent argument in response to your research question, hypothesis or business problem;
- Analysing primary or secondary data collected by an appropriate method;
- Critically evaluating data collected in context with previously published knowledge or information;
- Engaging in critical debate and argumentation in written work;
- Applying principles of good scholarly practice to your written work;
- Performing appropriate literature searching/business information searching using library databases or other reputable sources;
- Planning a research project and producing a realistic gantt chart demonstrating your intended timelines;
- Synthesising information from appropriate sources;
- Demonstrating rational use of research method tools;
- Selecting and using appropriate investigative and research skills;
- Demonstrating effective project planning skills;
- Finding and evaluating scholarly sources;
- Engaging in critical reasoning, debate and argumentation;
- Demonstrating effective report writing skills;
- Recognising and using resources effectively;
- Successfully managing a project from idea to completion;
- Demonstrating commercial awareness or the impact of knowledge transfer in a business or research environment.
- 20% Literature review
- 20% Research proposal
- 60% Dissertation report/essay
How you'll be assessed
You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which may vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete essays and reports of varying lengths, as well as presentations, proposals and pitches in some cases. For information about the assessments you will be expected to complete for each module, please see the compulsory and option module lists for this programme.
How you'll study
Your personal and professional development
Loughborough University London prides itself on the high calibre of graduates it produces, and provides great opportunities for you to develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.
Future career prospects
Your personal development
Fees and funding
Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.