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Master of Science in Technopreneurship

 

Programme Summary

Graduates will have an in-depth knowledge and necessary skills to start or/and to grow their own business at any stage of business life-cycle. This program also intended to equip graduates with entrepreneur thinking for their future careers.

 

Entry Requirement

A Bachelor’s degree (MQF Level 6) in Entrepreneurship, Business or related field with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent qualifications as accepted by the University’s Senate

OR

Candidates with the above degree, with a CGPA of between 2.50 – 2.75 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to the University’s rigorous internal assessment (may include tests, interviews or a portfolio presentation)

OR

Candidates with the above degree, with a CGPA of lower than 2.50 or its equivalent qualifications may be accepted, subject to having a minimum of 5 years relevant working experience.

University’s Senate reserves the right to reject any application.

Program Structure (Mixed-Mode)

Mode of StudyFull-time / Part-time
Duration of Study1 year (3 semesters) for Full-time OR 2 years (5 semesters) for Part-time
Graduation’s Total Credit Hours42

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

The objectives of the programme are to prepare individuals to be
PEO1Knowledgeable and practically competent with the ability to critically evaluate theories and concepts of business in the field of technopreneurship.
PEO2Effective in communication, social skills and demonstrate good leadership in an business environment.
PEO3Capable to solve business or management problems innovatively, creatively and ethically through logical, professional and sustainable approach.
PEO4Able to demonstrate technopreneurship skills and recognize the need of life-long learning for successful in business advancement.

Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)

At the end of this programme, students should be able to
PLO1Critically evaluate theories and concepts of technopreneurship.
PLO2Apply technopreneurial practices in the decision making process in the business environment.
PLO3Communicate effectively both in written and spoken form with internal and external stakeholders.
PLO4Conduct research and produce a dissertation or businesses plan, which includes analyse market opportunities, develop a business model and strategy with minimal supervision and adhere to legal, ethical and professional practices.
PLO5Demonstrate technopreneurial and leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively in a team.
PLO6Interpret and present research findings using scientific and critical thinking skills that required in technopreneurial businesses.
PLO7Demonstrate the skills and principles of lifelong learning in their academic and technopreneurial development.
PLO8Conduct business in compliance with relevant national and international law, legislation, regulations, safety requirements, and professional standards.

Course Offering for Full-Time Students

Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 1 Year 1Developing New Business Models

Technology Innovation and Design

Advanced Research Methods

Entrepreneurship and Business Planning

Venture Capital Financing
Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 2 Year 1Accounting for New and Ongoing Ventures

Intellectual Property and Technology Evaluation and Commercialisation
Semester/ Year OfferedName of Course/ Module
Semester 2 & 3 Year 1Dissertation

Career Prospect

  • Project Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Advisor
  • Entrepreneurship Lecturer