PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 2019 - 2020
Kuopion kampus: Innovation Management (Master of Science, Economics and Business Administration)
Advanced level studies in Innovation Management 82 ECTS
Courses in Major 42 ECTS
Master’s Thesis and Seminar 40 ECTS
Other Studies 38 ECTS (including methodological studies 5 ECTS)
5213310 Innovation Management (82 ECTS)
Courses in Major (at least 40 ECTS):
5213301 Master’s Thesis and Maturity Test, Innovation Management 30 ECTS
5213304 Master’s Thesis Seminar in Innovation Management 10 ECTS
Compulsory courses (18 ECTS):
5213312 Innovation Cultures 6 ECTS
5213313 Commercialization of Knowledge 6 ECTS
5213308 Innovation Management Research 6 ECTS
Optional courses (at least 24 ECTS):
5213328 Rethinking Leadership and Organization 6 ECTS
5213326 Leading and Managing Change 6 ECTS
5213322 Social Innovation & Strategy 6 ECTS
5213325 Advanced Readings in Innovation Management Methods 6 ECTS
5213329 Health Living Lab 8 ECTS
5213331 Health Business Cases 6 ECTS
5213340 Other Appropriate Advanced Level Course
Students admitted to the international master’s degree program in Innovation Management must conduct advanced-level studies in major (82 ECTS) in English.
If you choose more courses in your major, you may reduce the number of ECTS credits in other studies accordingly.
Other Studies 38 ECTS:
Compulsory courses*: (for MDP students who do not have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent degree from a Finnish university of applied sciences):
1131003 Orientation for International Students 1 ECTS
8031003 University Study Skills 1 ECTS
8031006 University Computing Skills 2 ECTS
8020300 Information Skills and Sources in Social Sciences for International Studies 1 ECTS
*Students with a Finnish Bachelor’s degree compensate these 5 ECTS credits by choosing other courses, total of the degree yielding min. 120 ECTS.
Choose at least 5 ECTS:
5210351 Analyzing Interviews and Texts (AIT) 6 ECTS
5210358 Quantitative Research Methods 5 ECTS
Students choose elective courses to fulfill the minimum of 120 ECTS credits required of a master’s degree. These may include courses from their Major or separate courses from other majors, courses completed in international exchange, and courses offered in Finnish. This section may also include a full minor of at least 25 ECTS offered by other Business School majors or other departments, and faculties.
Students may include 5213320 Practical Training in Innovation Management 6 ECTS into this section.
Supplementary studies (not included in the Master's degree 120 ECTS):
Finnish students with foreign Bachelor's degrees, please see "Tutkintojen kielitaitovaatimukset": http://www.uef.fi/web/kauppatieteet/tutkinnot