Degree structure and studies

The Master's Programme in Global Management of Innovation and Technology is a two-year programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Science in Technology, M.Sc. (Tech.), which is 120 ECTS credits.

The programme includes core, advanced specialisation, minor and elective studies as well as a Master's thesis.

Core studies, 31 ECTS credits, include courses on strategic technology and innovation management, strategic entrepreneurship in an age of uncertainty, research methodologies and product development.

Advanced specialisation studies, 35 ECTS credits, focus on topics such as open innovations, inventive design and advanced TRIZ.

Minor studies, 24 ECTS credits, can be selected from other LUT minor subjects in technology, e.g. bioenergy technology, environmental responsibility, software engineering, circular economy, embedded systems and communication, advanced material engineering, mechanical engineering, or chemical and process engineering.

Elective studies can be selected from any discipline at LUT.

The Master's thesis, 30 ECTS credits, is an advanced research project during the programme's fourth semester. The Master's thesis requires approximately six months of full-time work.

You can find the most recent information about courses and degree structures in the LUT study guide 2021/2022.


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Global Management of Innovation and Technology

Double degree studies for LUT degree students

Students admitted to the Master's Programme in Global Management of Innovation and Technology at LUT may apply to the double degree programme organised in cooperation with the following universities:

Applications to the double degree programme at LUT (selection of candidates) and at IIT/TU/e (final selection) will be reviewed during the spring semester.

Double degree students from LUT's partner universities studying at LUT are not eligible for these double degree programmes.

Double degree studies for students from partner universities

Students from partner universities are able to study as double degree students at LUT. Students admitted to a double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.

LUT has agreed on educational co-operation with the following partners:

  • Eindhoven University of Technology – TU/e
  • Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia
  • Kazan Federal University, Russia
  • Moscow State University of Management, Russia
  • Moscow State University of Railway Engineering, Russia
  • Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia
  • Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnical University, Russia
  • St. Petersburg State Mining University, Russia
  • St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia

More information about the double degree application process

Global Management of Innovation and Technology

Master of Science in Technology

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2022


Tuition fees and scholarships
EUR 13 500 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Engineering Science


Rolling admission
1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3)

Regular admission
1 December 2021 − 19 January 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2)

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