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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

LL MSc Entrepreneurial Design Management

Academic Year: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT24

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT25

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

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*

New Venture Creation

15

 

2

LLP206*

Understanding Organisational Failure

 

15

2

LLP502

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: 2019/20

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

MA Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT26

MA Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT27

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

C

LLP001

Identity, Culture & Communication

 

15

1

C

LLP403

Researching Media Industries

 

15

1

C

LLP402

Media and Creative Industries: Contexts and Practices

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

LLP407

Media Audiences and Users

15

 

2

O

LLP411

 

Global Cities, Media and Communication

15

2

O

LLP408

 

Cultural Industries and Creative Labour/Cultural Work

15

2

O

LLP409

 

Social Identities and Media

15

2

O

LLP410

 

Media and Social Movements

15

2

O

LLP417

 

Media Law and Policy

15

2

O

LLP502

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

Students must choose 1 of the 6 optional modules in Semester 2 to complete the MA Design and Culture

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: 2019/20

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

MA Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT60

MA Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT61

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

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

1

C

 

LLP411**

Global Cities, Media and Communication

15

 

2

O

LLP407**

 

Media Audiences and Users

15

2

O

LLP408**

Cultural industries and Creative Labour/Cultural Work

15

 

2

O

LLP409**

Social Identities and Media

 

15

2

O

LLP410**

Media and Social Movements

 

15

2

O

LLP417**

Media Law and Polciy

15

2

O

 

LLP237**

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

15

2

O

 

LLP217**

London as a Global City

15

2

O

 

LLP504

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

 

**Students must choose and complete 4 of the 8 optional modules to complete the MA Media and Creative Industries. Students will be required to complete 4 core modules in Semester one and 4 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: 2019/20

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

MA/MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT20

MA/MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT21

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

C

LLP001

Identity, Culture & Communication

 

15

1

C

LLP002

Design Thinking

 

15

1

C

LLP112*

 

Introduction to Digital Technologies

15

1

O

BSP290*

 

Political Risk in Emerging Markets

15

1

O

LLP708*

 

Sociology of Work

15

1

O

LLP234*

 

Strategy and Market Analysis

15

1

O

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

LLP502

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students must choose and complete one of the interdisciplinary options in Semester 1. 

 

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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT22

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT23

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

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

LLP502

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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT72

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT73

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

LLP209

 

Concepts and Controversies in Diplomacy and International Governance

15

1

C

LLP225

 

International Business and Trade

15

1

C

LLP224*

 

Foreign Policy Analysis

15

1

O

LLP226*

 

Peacebuilding

15

1

O

BSP290*

 

Political Risk in Emerging Markets

15

1

O

LLP210

 

The Art of Governance: Diplomacy, Negotiation and Lobbying

15

2

C

LLP216

 

Economic Global Governance

15

2

C

LLP218

Diplomatic Communication

15

2

C

 

LLP228**

International Security

15

 

2

 

O

 

LLP237**

 

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

15

2

O

LLP217**

 

London as a Global City

15

2

O

LLP229**

 

International Organisations

15

2

O

LLP707**

 

Institutional Foundations of Capitalism and Entrepreneurship

15

2

O

LLP710**

 

Diversity in Global Organisations

15

2

O

LLP410**

 

Media and Social Movements

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 3 optional modules in Semester 1

 **Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 7 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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT70

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

C

LLP209

 

Concepts and Controversies in Diplomacy and International Governance

15

1

C

LLP224

Foreign Policy Analysis

 

15

1

C

LLP225*

International Business and Trade

 

15

1

O

LLP226*

Peacebuilding

 

15

1

O

BSP290*

Political Risk in Emerging Markets 

15

1

O

 

LLP210

 

The Art of Governance: Diplomacy, Negotiation and Lobbying

15

2

C

LLP218

Diplomatic Communication

 

15

2

C

LLP216**

Economic Global Governance

 

15

2

O

LLP228**

International Security

 

15

 2

O

LLP237**

 

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

15

2

O

LLP217**

 

London as a Global City

15

2

O

LLP229**

International Organisations

15

2

O

 

LLP707**

 

Institutional Foundations of Capitalism and Entrepreneurship

15

2

O

LLP710**

Diversity in Global Organisations

15

2

O

 

LLP410**

Media and Social Movements

15

2

O

 

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 3 optional modules in semester one. 

**Students must choose and complete any 2 of the 8 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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT40

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT41

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

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

C

LLP234

Strategy and Market Analysis

15

1

C

 

LLP203

Funding

15

 

2

C

LLP206

Understanding Organisational Failure

 

15

2

C

LLP204*

New Venture Creation

15

2

O

 

LLP233*

 

Business Statistics

15

2

O

 

LLP236*

 

Managerial Economics

15

2

O

LLP205^

Intellectual property

15

2

 

O

LLP223^

 

Family Businesses

15

2

O

LLP208^

 

Creative Business Models

15

2

O

LLP707^

 

Institutional Foundations of Capitalism and Entrepreneurship

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

 Students must choose two optional modules in Semester 2 to complete the MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. They must choose:

  • One option from the modules marked *
  • One option from the modules marked ^

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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT42

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT43

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • Develop students’ analytical and problem solving skills by investigating and evaluating the factors affecting the innovation process, and its application in creative organisations
  • Use academic and action-based learning to gain insight into the creative industries environment and complexity of the innovation and design processes
  • Develop students’ understanding of creative industries business models and user-centred innovation opportunities
  • Equip students to use design and strategy tools to develop solutions to business innovation problems
  • Enhance students’ communication and team working skills to improve their effectiveness in the contemporary 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 environment
  • K2 The relevance of effective business models, creativity and technology to performance in the creative industries
  • K3 The interrelationships between an organisation’s internal and external environments and its market performance and potential
  • K4 The usefulness of a systematic design process 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 relating to innovation management in creative organisations in order to make effective decisions
  • C2 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.
  • C3 Recognise the benefits of self ­reflection for personal development
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

  • P1 Apply business analysis and design thinking tools to effectively evaluate innovation problems in the creative industries and produce solutions
  • P2 Research and synthesise market information and apply analytical tools in order to advise on strategic positioning and implementation planning for innovative ideas
  • 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 non­specialist 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

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP211

Design Thinking for Innovation

15

 

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

C

LLP206

Understanding Organisational Failure

 

15

2

C

LLP235

Designing Innovation for the Future       

                              

15

2

C

LLP208*

Creative Business Models

 

15

2

O

LLP205*

Intellectual Property

15

2

 

O

LLP223*

 

Family Businesses

15

2

O

LLP707*

 

Institutional Foundations of Capitalism and Entrepreneurship

15

2

O

LLP204^

 

New Venture Creation

15

2

O

LLP233^

 

Business Statistics

15

2

O

LLP236^

 

Managerial Economics

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

Students must choose two optional modules in Semester 2 to complete the MSc Managing Innovation in Creative Organisations. They must choose:

  • One option from the modules marked *
  • One option from the modules marked ^

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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT74

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT75

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

LLP209

 

Concepts and Controversies in Diplomacy and International Governance

15

1

C

LLP226

 

Peace-building

15

1

C

LLP224*

Foreign Policy Analysis

15

1

O

 

LLP225*

International Business and Trade

15

1

O

 

BSP290*

Political Risk in Emerging Markets

15

1

O

 

LLP210

 

The Art of Governance: Diplomacy, Negotiation and Lobbying

15

2

C

LLP228

International Security

 

15

2

C

LLP218

Diplomatic Communication

15

2

C

 

LLP216**

Economic Global Governance

15

 

2

O

 

LLP237** 

 

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

15

2

O

LLP217**

 

London as a Global City

15

2

O

LLP229**

International Organisations

15

2

O

 

LLP707**

Institutional Foundations of Capitalism and Entrepreneurship

15

2

O

LLP710**

Diversity in Global Organisations

15

2

O

 

LLP410**

Media and Social Movements

15

2

O

 

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 3 optional modules in Semester one.

**Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 7 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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT52

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT53

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

C

LLP316

Sports Business and Innovation

           

15

1

C

LLP306

Organisational Behaviour in the Sport Industry 

15

 

1

C

LLP315

 

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

15

1

C

LLP312

New Media and Analytics for Sport Business

15

2

C

LLP310

Sport Economics and Law

 

15

2

C

LLP204

New Venture Creation

 

15

2

C

LLP313

Digital Sport Technologies: Evolution and Application

15

2

O

LLP314

Sport Marketing 

15

2

O

 

LLP309

 

Sport Integrity

15

2

O

LLP712

International and Comparative Employment Relations: Sport Industry Focus

15

2

O

LLP502

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

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: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT50

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT51

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

C

LLP301

Leadership Models and Practices: Application to a Sport Context

 

15

1

C

LLP316

 

Sports Business and Innovation

15

1

C

LLP317**

Strategic Sports Sponsponsorship

15

1

O

 

LLP315**

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

15

1

O

 

LLP306**

Organisational Behaviour in the Sport Industry

15

1

O

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

LLP312**

New Media and Analytics for Sport Business

 

15

2

O

LLP309**

 

Sport Integrity

15

2

O

 LLP712** International and Comparative Employment Relations: Sport Industry Focus  15   2  O

LLP204**

New Venture Creation

 

15

2

O

LLP502

Dissertation

60

 

2

C


**Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 3 optional modules in Semester 1 and any 1 of the 4 optional modules in Semester two to complete the MSc Sport Leadership

Note – Students who want to take New Media and Analytics for Sport Business as their optional module in Semester 2 MUST take Sport Business Statistics and Analytics as their optional module in Semester 1.

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, Finance and Innovation

Academic Year: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT78

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT79

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

C

LLP201

Innovation Management

15

 

1

C

LLP202

Entrepreneurship

15

 

1

C

LLP234

Strategy and Market Analysis

15

1

C

 

LLP203

Funding

15

 

2

C

LLP221

Entrepreneurial Finance

 

15

2

C

LLP222

Governance for Start-up Companies

 

15

2

C

LLP204*

New Venture Creation

15

2

 

O

LLP233*

Business Statistics

15

2

O

 

LLP236*

Managerial Economics

15

2

O

 

LLP501

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

*Students must choose one of these modules
 

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

Academic Year: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT06

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT16

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

C

LLP121

Principles of data science

 

15

1

C

LLP126~

Information Management

 

15

1

O

LLP114~

Cybersecurity and Forensics

15

1

O

 

LLP109~

Digital Application Development

15

1

O

 

LLP115

Applied Cryptography

15

2

C

 

LLP122~

 

Advanced big data analytics

15

2

O

LLP111~

Cloud applications & services

 

15

2

O

LLP103~

Media processing 

 

15

2

O

LLP108~

Internet of Things and Applications

 

15

2

O

LLP127~

 

Information Systems Security

15

2

O

LLP503

Dissertation

60

 

2

C

 ~Students must choose and complete 5 of the 8 optional modules to complete the MSc.Cyber Security and Big Data. Two of these modules must be completed in Semester 1 and 3 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 Digital Creative Media

Academic Year: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT01

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT11

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 digial creative media industries

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

K3 digital 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 digital creative media applications

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

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

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 digital 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

C

LLP105

Media Design and production

 

15

1

C

LLP124

Digital Media and Creative Industries 

 

15

1

C

LLP109*

Digital Application Development

15

1

O

 

LLP125*

 

Design Practices in Digital Industries

15

1

O

LLP116*

 

Digital Media Audiences and Markets

15

1

O

LLP106~

Advanced 3D media environments

 

15

2

O

LLP120~

Gaming technologies & systems

 

15

2

O

LLP103~

Media Processing

15

2

O

 

LLP108~

Internet of Things & Applications

15

2

O

 

LLP111~

Cloud applications and services

15

2

O

 

LLP409~

Social Identities and Media

15

2

O

 

LLP503

Dissertation

60

2

C

 

*Students must choose and complete 1 of the 3 optional modules in Semester 1. 

~Students must choose and complete 4 of the 6 optional modules in Semester 2 

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 Internet Technologies with Business Management

Academic Year: 2019/20

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

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT05

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT15

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

C

LLP101

Internet and Communication Networks

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation  Management

 

15

1

C

LLP121**

Principles of data science

 

15

1

O

LLP109**

Digital Application Development

15

1

O

 

 

LLP202*

Entrepreneurship

 

15

1

O

 

LLP105**

Media design & production

 

15

1

O

 

LLP107**

Network security

 

15

2

O

 

LLP108**

Internet of Things and Applications

 

15

2

O

 

LLP122**

Advanced Big Data Analytics

15

2

O

 

 

LLP110**

Cloud technologies and systems

 

15

2

O

 

LLP111**

Media cloud applications and services

15

2

O

 

LLP204*

Business Planning

 

15

2

O

 

LLP205*

Intellectual property

 

15

2

O

 

LLP206*

Understanding Organisational Failure

15

2

O

 

 

LLP123**

Digital Technologies for Market Analysis

15

2

O

 

LLP503

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students must choose and complete 1 of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 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

Programme Specification

LL MSc International Management

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 International Management
Programme code LLPT30 / LLPT31
Length of programme Full-time: 1 yr; Part-time: typically 2 yrs but up to 4 years.
UCAS code
Admissions criteria

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT30

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT31

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to: 

  1. provide a broad, analytical and integrative study of business and international management.
  2. provide students with the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues in the field of international management, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practice in international context.
  3. prepare graduates for a valued career in a wide range of management situations including those requiring cross-national competence by developing relevant knowledge and skills.
  4. To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing international business environment.

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

 The QAA benchmark statement for Master’s awards in business and management - The Framework for Higher Education. 

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:       aspects of, and inter-relationships among, organisations, their management and the environments within which they operate. 

K2:       wider societal and environmental implications of doing business in a global economy. 

K3:       key elements of the philosophy and methodologies underlying a social science approach to the study of international management, emphasising their strengths and limitations. 

K4:       the main subject areas of international management, namely: comparative management, international business, and international business strategy. 

K5:      other specialist subject areas taken as options, namely: corporate governance and financial development, international HRM, accounting and financial management, information systems. 

K6:       the ways in which study of a complementary subject deepens knowledge and understanding of the influence, operation and governance of international management.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

C1:      identify, analyse, synthesise, critically evaluate, and generalize knowledge about international management.

C2:      create and assess a range of options about international management, including the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations and integrate knowledge gained from different subject areas of management to resolve internationalisation issues.

C3:      detect false logic or reasoning and identify implicit values to do with international management.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

P1:      effectively identify, formulate and solve problems, and make decisions, in the general context of international management, using appropriate quantitative and/or qualitative skills. 

P2:     effectively present arguments and thoughts orally in the context of international management. 

P3:      effectively communicate arguments and thoughts in various written forms (essays, reports, etc.).

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 oneself and others with a range of diverse skills through self-reflection.

T4:       communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences.

T5:       independent research methods and ethical consideration in undertaking such research.

4. Programme structure

In semester one, students will take 45 core credits (three core modules), and 15 optional credits (one module) from either IM optional modules, or the second subject list. 

In semester two, students will take 45 core credits (three core modules), and 15 optional credits (one module) from IM optional modules. 

In semester two, students will also take the 60 credit dissertation module. 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

15

1

C

LLP701

Management in a Diverse World

15

1

C

LLP702

International Business and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies

15

1

C

BSP290

Political Risk in Emerging Markets

15

1

O

LLP708

Sociology of Work

15

1

O

BSP293

Global Strategy

15

2

C

BSP294

Accounting and Financial Management

15

2

C

BSP291

International Marketing

15

2

C

LLP705

Corporate Governance, the State and Development

15

2

O

BSP292

Information Systems

15

2

O

LLP710

Corporate Social Responsibilty

15

2

O

LLP703

International HRM

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

2

C

Students must choose and complete any 1 of the 2 optional modules in Semester 1 and any 1 of the 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

Programme Specification

LL MSc Digital Marketing

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Marketing
Programme code To be confirmed
Length of programme Full-time: one year; Part-time: typically 2yrs but up to 4 years.
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT09

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT19

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This programme aims to expose students to a framework for instant global reach for marketing through digital technologies and connectivity. With this, it aims to:

  • Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of marketing principles, and develop their skills to address associated challenges related to strategic marketing management
  • Develop students’ critical thinking on effectively employing technology within an organisational marketing strategy to influence global marketing landscapes
  • Build students’ knowledge and expertise in effectively utilising digital technologies in various elements of marketing practice to develop successful digital marketing campaigns
  • Provide students and teams with employment skills essential to the digital marketing, such as data analytics for market research, digital communications, customer engagement and managing marketing campaigns
  • Provide students with an overarching view of the context in which today’s consumers, businesses and societies operate, including the ethical requirements faced by the marketing profession.

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
  • Master’s Degree Subject Benchmark for Computing, QAA, February 2016.
  • 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 Principles and practices of strategic marketing with a clear understanding of marketing management and the emerging role of digital technologies for the marketing practice
  • K2 Utilising digital technologies for understanding and engaging consumers and using the knowledge about consumers to make better marketing decisions
  • K3 Existing and future practices of market research methodologies using digital technologies and advanced data analytics
  • K4 The effects of digital technologies for marketing on other complementary subject areas.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

  • C1 Develop successful marketing strategies and devise effective and creative marketing campaigns utilising digital technologies
  • C2 Critically evaluate available technological tools in digital marketing processes, link them with appropriate theories and apply in a real-world context
  • C3 Critically analyse market research data utilising appropriate mathematical and statistical methods
  • C4 Utilise artificial intelligence tools and customer behavioural models to predict behaviour and inform marketing decisions
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

  • P1 Identify, research and critique core principles and practices of strategic marketing suitable for a given scenario
  • P2 Critically analyse sources of consumer data, and devise solutions to store and analyse this data to gain customer insights
  • P3 Independently design and conduct market research utilising a range of digital tools appropriate for the task
  • P4 Implement effective marketing strategies, and utilise tools to measure the performance of such strategies
c. Key transferable skills:
  • T1 Demonstrate skills in analysing information with attention to details, including critical analysis of relevant work
  • T2 Effective communication of complex concepts to expert and non-expert audiences
  • T3 Work independently or in groups to successful completion of time critical projects
  • T4 Demonstrate technical knowledge and skill in developing their own ideas related to the concepts of the subject matter

4. Programme structure

C = Core module; O = Optional module

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

 

Collaborative Project

15

          1

C

LLP129

Strategic marketing management

 

15

1

C

LLP125~

Design Practices in Digital Industries

 

15

1

O

LLP116~

 

Digital Media Audiences and Markets

15

1

O

LLP112~

Introduction to digital technologies

 

15

1

O

LLP121~

 

Principles of Data Science

15

1

O

LLP126~

Information Management

 

15

1

O

LLP123

Digital technologies for market analysis

 

15

2

C

LLP113

Digital practices for customer

engagement

15

2

C

LLP122~

Advanced big data analytics

 

15

2

O

LLP120~

Gaming Technologies and Systems

15

2

O

 

BSP291~

International Marketing

 

15

2

O

LLP128~

Strategy and Planning

 

15

2

O

LLP503

Dissertation

60

2

C

~Students must choose and complete 4 optional modules in total from the available optional modules in the list above. 2 of these 4 optional modules must be taken and completed in Semester 1 and the remaining 2 optional modules to be taken and completed in Semester 2.

 Model pathways to assist in option choice

Below are example pathways that students may wish to take based on their background. Other combinations are also acceptable (in accordance with the guidance provided above).

a)            Model Pathway 1: Typically students with a background in Marketing or Business who wish to gain skills related to Digital Marketing would choose to study the following core modules, and optional modules that are biased towards digital technologies:

1st semester: Collaborative Project; Strategic Marketing Management; Introduction to Digital Technologies; Principles of Data Science or Information Management 

2nd semester: Digital Practices for Customer Engagement; Digital Technologies for Market Analysis; Advanced Big Data Analytics; and Strategy and Planning or Gaming Technologies and Systems

2nd semester & summer: Dissertation – e.g., topic can be based on digital simulations.

b)            Model Pathway 2: Typically students with a background in Technology who wish to have a career expansion towards Digital Marketing would choose to study the following core modules, and optional modules that are biased towards marketing and social sciences:

1st semester: Collaborative Project; Strategic Marketing Management; Digital Media Audiences and Markets; Design Practices in Digital Industries

2nd semester: Digital Practices for Customer Engagement; Digital Technologies for Market Analysis; International Marketing; and Strategy and Planning

2nd semester & summer: Dissertation – e.g., topic can be biased towards strategic marketing.

c)            Model Pathway 3: Typically students from other backgrounds who wish to obtain an understanding of both marketing and technology would choose to study the following core modules, and optional modules that will give them a balanced view of business principles, marketing and digital technologies:

1st semester: Collaborative Project; Strategic Marketing Management; Introduction to Digital Technologies; Digital Media Audiences and Markets

2nd semester: Digital Practices for Customer Engagement; Digital Technologies for Market Analysis; Advanced Big Data Analytics; International Marketing 

2nd semester & summer: Dissertation – e.g., topic can be based on digital simulations and ethical implications.

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 Global Communication and Development

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Global Communication and Development
Programme code LLPT66/LLPT67
Length of programme Full-time: one year; Part-time: typically 2yrs but up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

MA Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT66

MA Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT67

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  •  To enable students to gain a systematic and critical understanding of communications and development in a changing global context
  • To foster students’ ability to critically analyse current research and advanced scholarship about globalisation, communications and development with a particular focus on the Global South
  • To develop students’ skills and competencies in a comprehensive range of research methods and techniques relevant to the investigation of communication practices as well as development policies in different socio- technical contexts.
  • To enable students to interpret, evaluate and apply advanced knowledge of communications and development 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 global communications and development

K2.       The major arguments and issues in contemporary debates about the social, economic, political and historical character of global communications and development 

K3.       The global development and operation of communication infrastructures, tools, and media  practices 

K4.       The major arguments and issues in contemporary debates about the impact of the digital  age and information capitalism on the Global South 

K5.       The historical expansion of communications infrastructure, media systems and  practices, and the implications of technological developments for socio-political development 

K6.       The range of relevant research methods employed in the analysis of communications and development in global context 

K7        The ways in which study of a complementary subject deepens knowledge of the influence and operation of communications and cultural policy. 

K8.       The common and specific problems of communications that emerge within the less privileged places of global capitalism.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

C1.       Appraise the work of major thinkers, debates and intellectual paradigms within the fields of globalisation, communications, culture, socio-technical change and   development; 

C2.       Design and carry out appropriate research strategies to address the issues they   have selected  for sustained investigation in self-chosen projects; 

C3.       Cricially evaluate new and emerging trends in the fields of communication and development to interrogate both common sense understanding and received wisdom in relevant areas of inquiry; 

C4.       Discuss and evaluate historical transformations in global communications and their social, political, economic and cultural contexts and wield this understanding in analysing historical and structural patterns of socio-technical and political change; 

C5.       Critique research findings and the issues it raises reflexively.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

P1.      Generate data using qualitative and / or quantitative techniques for the purpose of gaining further understanding of a topic according to appropriate methods; 

P2.      Independently organise, classify and critically evaluate information gathered in the course of their projects and assignments; 

P3.      Apply advanced concepts and theorises drawn from politics and communications studies  and associated disciplines to empirical evidence relevant to communication and development studies; 

P4.      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.       Analyse and use qualitative and quantitative research data;

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

New Code

Module Title

Semester

Status

Modular Weighting

LLP008

Collaborative Project

1

C

15

LLP420

Critical Studies in Globalisation, Media and Social Change

1

C

15

LLP412

Critical Studies of the Global South

1

C

15

LLP403

Researching Media Industries

1

C

15

LLP407

Media Audiences and Users

2

O

15

LLP411

Global Cities, Media and Communication

2

O

15

LLP409

Social Identities and Media

2

O

15

LLP408

Cultural industries and Creative Labour/Cultural Work

2

O

15

LLP410

Media and Social Movements

2

O

15

LLP417

Media Law and Policy

2

O

15

LLP237

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

2

O

15

LLP217

London as a Global City

2

O

15

LLP504

Dissertation

2

C

60

Students must complete 8 X 15 crs modules and the Dissertation worth 60 crs for a total of 180 credits. Students will be required to complete 4 core modules Semester one and 4 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 Communication and Cultural Policy

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Communication and Cultural Policy
Programme code LLPT64/LLPT65
Length of programme Full-time: one year; Part-time: typically 2yrs but up to 4 years
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

MA Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT64

MA Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT65

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

  • To enable students to gain a systematic and critical understanding of communications and cultural policies in a changing global context
  • To foster students’ ability to critically analyse current research and advanced scholarship about communications and cultural policies in global and national contexts
  • To develop students’ skills and competencies in a comprehensive range of research methods and techniques relevant to the investigation of communication practices as well as cultural policies in different cultural industry settings.
  • To enable students to interpret, evaluate and apply advanced knowledge of communications and cultural policy in a critical way.
  • To prepare students for employment in diverse professional environments through a combination of independent work and exposure to public and private sectors.

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 communications and cultural policy; 

K2.       The major arguments and issues in contemporary debates about the social, economic, political and historical context of communications and cultural policy; 

K3.       The development and context of policy making in different contexts; 

K4.       The major arguments and issues in contemporary debates about the implications of communications and cultural policies for democracy, equality, and the economy;

K5.       The major perspectives in the rapidly changing areas of national, regional and transnational policies surrounding information and communication infrastructure; 

K6.       The range of relevant research methods employed in the analysis of communications and cultural policies in different national, regional and transnational contexts; 

K7        The ways in which study of a complementary subject deepens knowledge of the influence and operation of communications and cultural policy.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

 C1.       Appraise the work of major thinkers, debates and intellectual paradigms within the fields of communications, cultural policy and socio-technical change 

C2.       Design and carry out appropriate research strategies to address the issues they   have selected for sustained investigation in self-chosen projects; 

C3.       Critically evaluate new and emerging trends in the field of communication and cultural policy to interrogate both common sense understandingand learned knowledge in relevant areas of inquiry; 

C4.       Discuss and evaluate historical transformations in global communications and their social, political, economic and cultural contexts and wield this understanding in analysing historical and structural patterns of socio-technical and political economic change;

C5.       Critique research findings and the issues it raises reflexively.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

P1.      Generate research data according to appraised procedures and methods; 

P2.      Independently organise, classify and critically evaluate information gathered in the course of their projects and assignments; 

P3.      Apply advanced concepts and theories drawn from communications and associated disciplines to empirical evidence relevant to communication and policy studies; 

P4.      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.       Analyse and use 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

New Code

Module Title

Semester

Status

Modular Weighting

LLP008

Collaborative Project

1

C

15

LLP422

Network information and communications policy

1

C

15

LLP421

Cultural Policy

1

C

15

LLP403

Researching Media Industries

1

C

15

LLP407

Media Audiences and Users

2

O

15

LLP411

Global Cities, Media and Communication

2

O

15

LLP409

Social Identities and Media

2

O

15

LLP410

Media and Social Movements

2

O

15

LLP408

Cultural Industries and Creative Labour/Cultural Work

2

O

15

LLP417

Media Law and Policy

2

O

15

LLP217

London as a Global City

2

O

15

LLP237

The BRICS and the Changing World Order 

2

O

15

LLP504

Dissertation

2

C

60

Students must choose and pass 4 optional modules to complete the MA Communication and Cultural Policy. Students will be required to complete 4 core modules in Semester one and 4 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 MSc Sport Marketing

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Marketing
Programme code LLPT58 / LLPT59
Length of programme Typically 1 year full-time, but up to 4 years part- time
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

MSc Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT58

MSc Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT59

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to: 

  • Provide students with a comprehensive understanding of sport marketing, and develop their skills to address associated challenges in the most effective way, with a thorough foundation in principles of marketing
  • Utilise sport marketing techniques to analyse and evaluate problems and respond to challenges faced by marketers in real world scenarios
  • Build students’ knowledge and expertise in various elements of marketing practice to create successful sport marketing strategies
  • Provide students and teams with employment skills essential to sport marketing, such as market research, communications, target marketing, and managing marketing campaigns
  • Provide students with an overarching view of the context in which today’s consumers, businesses and societies operate, including the ethical requirements faced by the sport marketing profession.

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 a thorough knowledge and systematic understanding of:  

  • K1 Principles and practices of marketing with a clear understanding of the underlying theories and usage in a national and international sport marketing context.
  • K2 Sport consumers/customers and how this knowledge can be used to make better sport marketing decisions
  • K3 Market research techniques including how to design, perform, and present effective sport market research
  • K4 Traditional and emerging marketing practices and their relationship to sport marketing practice in a national and international context
  • K5 The role of sponsorship in the sport marketing mix.

 

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

  • C1 Critique and apply marketing concepts and theories and their implications to the sport marketing sector
  • C2 Critically analyse marketing strategies and practices and their relationship to sport marketing in a national and international context
  • C3 Critically evaluate effective marketing campaigns and apply this knowledge to develop national and international sport marketing strategies
  • C4 Critically analyse customer behaviour using customer behavioural models to inform sport marketing and sponsorship decisions

 

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

  • P1 Identify, research and critique core principles and practices of sport marketing suitable for a given scenario
  • P2 Independently design and conduct market research utilising a range of tools appropriate for the task
  • P3 Employ effective marketing strategies, and utilise tools to measure the performance of sport marketing strategies
  • P4 Implement effective sponsorship strategies, and utilise tools to measure effectiveness of such strategies

 

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, including critical analysis of relevant work
  • T2 Communicate complex concepts to expert and non-expert audiences in a compelling and convincing manner
  • T3 Work independently or in groups to successfully complete time critical projects.
  • T4 Generate new ideas and concepts
  • T5 Select and use appropriate investigative and research skills

4. Programme structure

C = Core module; O = Optional module 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

15

1

C

LLP317

Strategic Sport Sponsorship

15

1

C

LLP129

Strategic Marketing Management

15

1

C

LLP316

Sport Business and Innovation

15

1

O

LLP315

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

15

1

O

LLP314

Sport Marketing

15

2

C

BSP291

International Marketing

15

2

C

LLP312

New Media and Sport Analytics

15

2

O

LLP310

Sport Economics and Law

15

2

O

LLP006

Design Innovation Project

15

2

O

LLP313

Digital Sport Technologies: Evolution and Application

15

2

O

LLP309

Sport Integrity

15

2

O

LLP712

International and Comparative Employment Relations: Sport Industry Focus

15

2

O

LLP502

Dissertation

60

2

C

Students must choose 1 optional module in Semester 1 and 2 optional modules in Semester 2.

Note: If students want to do New Media and Sport Analytics they MUST choose Sport Business Statistics and Analytics in Semester 1

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: 2019/20

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 Sport Analytics and Technologies

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Analytics and 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 sport analytics and technologies and their influence on innovation in the sports 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 sport analytics and technologies
  • Develop a critical understanding of the dynamics of sport analytics and technologies
  • 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 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 analytics and 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 sport analytics and technologies
  • C2 Critically analyse sport  analytics and technologies strategy and its application to various sport settings
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

  • P1 Evaluate and analyse sport analytics and technologies data
  • P2 Critically analyse and evaluate the business strategy of a sport analytics or technology organisation
  • P3 Identify and critically evaluate the resource requirements for new sport analytics or technology business
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

C

LLP307

An Introduction to Sport Analytics

 

15

1

C

LLP315

Sport Business Statistics and Analytics

 

15

1

C

LLP317

Strategic Sports Sponsorship

15

1

O

 

LLP316

 

Sport Business and Innovation

15

1

O

LLP121

Principles of Data Science

 

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

LLP309

 

Sport Integrity 

15

2

O

LLP122

Advanced Big Data Analytics

 

15

2

O

LLP310

Sport Economics and Law

 

15

2

O

LLP712

International and Comparative Employment Relations: Sport Industry Focs

15

2

O

LLP502

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. If students would like to take LLP122 Advanced Big Data Analytics in Semester 2, they must take LLP121 Principles of Data Science in Semester 1.

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 Innovation Management

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Innovation 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

  • Develop students’ knowledge and expertise in digital technologies through practical application analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • Develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the digital innovation 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 digital 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 digital technologies and innovation
  • K2 management and enterprise
  • K3 combining technological knowledge with management skills
  • K4 digital innovation management opportunities

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 digital technologies 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 digital applications and services
  • C3 demonstrate the ability to use their knowledge and experience to combine digital innovation with management skills jointly in an advantageous way
  • C4 utilise their knowledge to formulate a management case for novel digital innovation processes
b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

  • P1 use their deep analytical skills to evaluate digital technologies
  • P2 demonstrate knowledge on how to analyse and use digital technologies in the context of service creation
  • P3 evaluate and analyse digital innovation in management context and thereby influence digital technologies and service creation
  • P4 exploit their knowledge to develop digital innovation 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 management opportunities in digital innovation and technology
  • T3 demonstrate technical competency with understanding of related management and entrepreneurial aspects
  • T4 generate own innovative ideas and concepts

4. Programme structure

LLP008

Collaborative project

 

15

1

C

LLP201

Innovation  Management

 

15

1

C

LLP126**

 

Information Management

15

1

O

LLP121**

Principles of data science

 

15

1

O

LLP109**

Digital Application Development

15

1

O

 

 

LLP202*

Entrepreneurship

 

15

1

O

 

LLP105**

Media design & production

 

15

1

O

 

LLP108**

Internet of Things and Applications

 

15

2

O

 

LLP122**

Advanced Big Data Analytics

15

2

O

 

 

LLP110**

Cloud technologies and systems

 

15

2

O

 

LLP111**

Cloud applications and services

 

15

2

O

 

LLP128**

Strategy and Planning

15

2

O

 

 

LLP205*

Intellectual property

 

15

2

O

 

LLP206*

Understanding Organisational Failure

15

2

O

 

 

LLP123**

Digital Technologies for Market Analysis

15

2

O

 

LLP503

Dissertation

 

60

2

C

*Students must choose and complete 1 module from those marked with one star (*) to complete the MSc programme. 

** Students must choose and complete 5 of the modules marked with two stars (**) to complete the MSc Digital Innovation Management.

2 of these optional modules must be completed in Semester 1 and 4 of these optional modules must be completed in Semester 2. The module load assumes full-time study. For part-time study, the module load across semesters and years will be adjustable. 

If students choose to take LLP122 in Semester 2, they must complete LLP121 in Semester 1. 

 

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 International Management and Emerging Economies

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 International Management and Emerging Economies
Programme code LLPT33/LLPT34
Length of programme Full time: 1 year; Part-time: typically 2 years but up to 4 years.
UCAS code N/a
Admissions criteria

 

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to: 

  1. develop in-depth knowledge and skills of key issues facing multinational companies that invest in emerging economies, particularly the opportunities for developing new markets and the risks associated with rapid institutional change
  2. develop an understanding of the distinct processes of internationalization that apply to firms from emerging markets
  3. provide students with the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues that pertain to novel national contexts
  4. prepare graduates for a valued career in a wide range of management situations including those requiring business awareness and an understanding of the shifting nature of the global economy as certain countries become more influential
  5. provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing international business environment

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

The QAA benchmark statement for Master’s awards in business and management - The    Framework for Higher Education (2015).

http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/SBS-Business-and%20Management-15.pdf

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:       aspects of, and inter-relationships among, organisations, their management and the how this is shaped by the shifting nature of centres of gravity within a global economy 

K2:       the opportunities and challenges presented by doing business in emerging economies. 

K3:       key philosophy and methodologies underlying a social science approach to the study of international management, emphasising their strengths and limitations. 

K4:       the main subject areas of international management namely comparative management, international business, political risks in emerging economies, global strategy and corporate finance and development. 

K5:      other specialist areas taken as options,  which may include: family-owned firms and entrepreneurship in emerging markets, human resources in emerging economies and the internationalization of firms from emerging economies.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

 C1:      identify, analyse, synthesise, critically evaluate, and generalize knowledge about international management, with particular reference to the opportunities and risks presented by emerging economies. 

C2:      create and assess a range of options about international management and governance, including the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations and integrate knowledge gained from different subject areas of management to address contextual risks. 

C3:      detect false logic or reasoning and identify implicit values to do with international management, with particular reference to emerging economies.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

P1:      effectively identify, formulate and solve problems, and make decisions, in the general context of international management and the particular context of emerging economies, using appropriate quantitative and/or qualitative skills. 

P2:       present effective arguments and thoughts orally in the context of international management. 

P3:      communicate effective arguments and thoughts with specific reference to emerging economies in various written forms (essays, reports, etc.).

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 one’s own contribution and that of others with a range of diverse skills through self-reflection. 

T4:       communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences. 

T5:       apply independent research methods and ethical consideration in undertaking such research.

4. Programme structure

In semester one, students will take 60 core credits (four core modules). 

In semester two, students will take 30 core credits (two core modules), and 30 optional credits (two module) from IMEE optional modules. 

In semester two, students will also take the 60 credit dissertation module. 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

15

1

C

LLP701

Management in a Diverse World

15

1

C

LLP702

International Business and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies

15

1

C

BSP290

Political Risk in Emerging Markets

15

1

C

BSP293

Global Strategy

15

2

C

LLP705

Corporate Governance, the State and Development

15

2

C

LLP711

HR in Emerging Economies

15

2

C

LLP707

Institutional Foundations of Entrepreneurship and Capitalism

15

2

O

LLP237

The BRICS and the Changing World Order

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

2

C

Students must choose 1 of the 2 optional modules in Semester 2 to complete the MSc International Management in Emerging Economies. 

Part-time students can choose any number of modules in each semester that fits their preferred duration of studies (minimum of 2 years, maximum of 4 years). However, part-time students should discuss their choice with the student support officer and programme director in order to make sure the order of modules takes into account prerequisites and changes in the course offering from one year to the other. The dissertation module can only be taken in the last semester of study.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to progress and 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 Management and Work in a Global Context

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Management and Work in a Global Context
Programme code LLPT35/LLPT36
Length of programme Full time: 1 year; Part-time: typically 2 years but up to 4 years
UCAS code n/a
Admissions criteria

 

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to: 

  1. Provide a broad, analytical and integrative study of management and work, focusing on the role of the global business context – in shaping work organization and human resource management
  2. Provide students with the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business, comparative political economy, human resource management and the sociology of work to complex issues in the field of international management
  3. Prepare graduates for a career in a wide range of management situations including those requiring knowledge of the global business context and cross-national competence by developing relevant knowledge and skills
  4. Provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing international business environment

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

The QAA benchmark statement for Master’s awards in business and management - The    Framework for Higher Education.

http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/SBS-Business-and%20Management-15.pdf

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

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

K1:       aspects of, and inter-relationships among, organisations, their management and the environments within which they operate. 

K2:       wider societal and environmental implications of doing business in a global economy. 

K3:       key elements of the philosophy and methodologies underlying  a social science approach to the study of international management, emphasising their strengths and limitations. 

K4:       the main subject areas of management and work in a global context: comparative management, international human resource management, comparative political economy, comparative employment relations, and sociology of work. 

K5:       other specialist areas taken as options, which may include: global strategy, IHRM and sustainability, and diversity management in global organisations.

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 critically evaluate knowledge about management and work in a global context 

C2:      apply ideas and knowledge about international human resource management to a range of complex situations

C3:      detect false logic or reasoning and identify implicit values to do with comparative management, international human resource management, comparative political economy and the sociology of work

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

P1:     identify and solve problems regarding management and work using appropriate quantitative and/or qualitative skills 

P2:     present arguments orally regarding management and work 

P3:     communicate arguments and thoughts in various written form regarding management and work

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 one’s self and others with a range of diverse skills through self-reflection. 

T4:     communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences.

4. Programme structure

In semester one, students will take 60 core credits (four core modules). 

In semester two, students will take 60 core credits (four core modules)

In semester two, students will also take the 60 credit dissertation module. 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

15

1

C

LLP701

Management in a Diverse World

15

1

C

­­LLP702

International Business and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies

15

1

C

LLP708

Sociology of Work

15

1

C

LLP703

International HRM

15

2

C

LLP709

Comparative Political Economy

15

2

C

LLP712

International and Comparative Employment Relations: Sports Industry Focus

15

2

C

LLP710

Diversity in Global Organisations

15

2

C

LLP501

Dissertation

60

2

C

Part-time students can choose any number of modules in each semester that fits their preferred duration of studies (minimum of 2 years, maximum of 4 years). However, part-time students should discuss their choice with the student support officer and programme director in order to make sure the order of modules takes into account prerequisites and changes in the course offering from one year to the other. The dissertation module can only be taken in the last semester of study.

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to progress and 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 Risk, Governance and International Management

Academic Year: 2019/20

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 Risk, Governance and International Management
Programme code LLPT37/LLPT38
Length of programme Full Time: 1 year; Part-time: typically 2 years but up to 4 years
UCAS code n/a
Admissions criteria

 

Date at which the programme specification was published

1. Programme Aims

This course aims to: 

  1.  develop in-depth knowledge and skills of key issues facing multinational companies, namely operating in different political and governance contexts and assessing and mitigating various types of risks that emerge from those contexts
  2. provide students with the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues in the area of the company’s diverse regulatory, governance, political, and natural environments
  3. prepare graduates for a valued career in a wide range of management situations including those requiring business awareness and an understanding of diverse political and environmental risks
  4. provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a diverse and rapidly changing international business environment

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

The QAA benchmark statement for Master’s awards in business and management - The    Framework for Higher Education.

http://www.qaa.ac.uk/en/Publications/Documents/SBS-Business-and%20Management-15.pdf

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:       aspects of, and inter-relationships among, organisations, their management and the environments within which they operate. 

K2:       societal and environmental risks related to doing business in a global economy. 

K3:       key elements of the philosophy and methodologies underlying a social science approach to the study of international management, emphasising their strengths and limitations. 

K4:       the main subject areas of international management and governance namely: comparative management, international business, international governance, and political risk. 

K5:      other specialist subject areas taken as options, which may include: corporate political activity, corporate social responsibility, international economic governance, global politics, political risk assessment.

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:

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

C1:      identify, analyse, synthesise, critically evaluate, and generalize knowledge about international management, governance, and the assessment and mitigation of contextual risks. 

C2:      apply and integrate ideas and knowledge gained from different subject areas of management to address contextual risks. 

C3:      detect false logic or reasoning and identify implicit values to do with international management, governance, and contextual risks.

b. Subject-specific practical skills:

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

P1:      effectively identify, formulate and solve complex problems, and make decisions, in the general context of international management, governance, and contextual risks, using appropriate quantitative and/or qualitative skills. 

P2:       present effective arguments and thoughts orally in the context of international management, governance, and contextual risks. 

P3:      communicate effective arguments and thoughts about risk assessment and management and governance in various written forms (essays, reports, etc.).

c. Key transferable skills:

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

T1:       select appropriate investigative and research skills and designs.

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 one’s own contribution and that of others with a range of diverse skills through self-reflection. 

T4:       communicate effectively with specialist and non-specialist audiences. 

T5:       apply independent research methods and ethical consideration in undertaking such research.

4. Programme structure

In semester one, students will take 60 core credits (four core modules). 

In semester two, students will take 45 core credits (three core modules), and 15 optional credits (one module) from IMRG optional modules. 

In semester two, students will also take the 60 credit dissertation module. 

Code

Title

Modular Weight

Semester

C/O

LLP008

Collaborative Project

15

1

C

LLP701

Management in a Diverse World

15

1

C

LLP702

International Business and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies

15

1

C

BSP290

Political Risk in Emerging Markets

15

1

C

LLP713

Corporate Political Activity

15

2

C

LLP706

Corporate Risk Management

15

2

C

LLP705**

Corporate Governance, the State and Development

15

2

O

LLP714**

Corporate Social Responsibility

15

2

O

LLP216**

Economic Global Governance

15

2

O

BSP293*

Global Strategy

15

2

O

LLP210*

The Art of Governance: Diplomacy, Negotiation, and Lobbying

15

2

O

LLP501

Dissertation

60

2

C

*Students must complete 1 of either Global Strategy or The Art of Governance

** Students must complete 1 of Economic Global Governance, Corporate Governance, the State and Development or Corporate Social Responsibility. 

Part-time students can choose any number of modules in each semester that fits their preferred duration of studies (minimum of 2 years, maximum of 4 years). However, part-time students should discuss their choice with the student support officer and programme director in order to make sure the order of modules takes into account prerequisites and changes in the course offering from one year to the other. The dissertation module can only be taken in the last semester of study

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

In order to progress and 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: 2019/20

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

MRes Design Innovation

Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT21

Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT20

MRes Digital Technologies

Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT18

Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT08

MRes Diplomacy and International Governance

Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT81

Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT80

MRes Entrepreneurship and Innovation: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT44

MRes Media and Creative Industries

Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT63

Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLP262

MRes Sport Business

Part time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT57

Full time: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/LLPT56

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

LLP105

Media Design and Production

15

1

O

LLP109

Digital Application Development

15

1

O

LLP108

Internet of Things and Applications

15

2

O

LLP122*

Advanced Big Data Analytics

15

2

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

LLP316

Sports Business and Innovation

15

1

O

LLP309

Sport Integrity Issues and Ethics

15

2

O

LLP314

Sport Marketing

15

2

O

MRes in Diplomacy and International Governance

LLP209

Concepts and Controversies in Diplomacy and International Governance

15

1

O

LLP224

Foreign Policy Analysis

15

1

O

 

 

LLP601

Major Research Project

 

90

2

C

 

Students in the MRes in Sport Business need to complete 2 optional modules, they can choose to study both optional modules in Semester 1 or 1 optional module in Semester 1 and 1 optional module in Semester 2.

 

Students in the MRes in Sport Business who come from Beijing Sports University must complete LLP308 Sport Integrity: Regulation and the Law in Semester 1 and LLP309 Sport Integrity Issues and Ethics in Semester 2.

 

Students in the MRes in Digital Technologies can select two optional modules from Semester 1 or one from Semester 1 and one from Semester 2. Students should seek advice on which modules to choose at the beginning of the academic year, depending on their research plans.

 

*Students wishing to study LLP122 Advanced Big Data Analytics MUST have studied its pre-requisite LLP121 Principles of Data Science.

 

 

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.

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