Linked with the group is a number of MSc Programmes which may be of interest.
Advanced Technology for Financial Computing
This new programme will provides you with a critical and practical appreciation of how data, computing and artificial intelligence technologies can be used and developed to deliver value in organisations with finance, risk and decision-making related digitalisation from both technology and business perspectives.
The move towards digital organisations offers great potential for small and large, public and private enterprises. The University is in the UK's second largest financial centre after London and is leading cutting-edge, data-driven innovation to become the data capital of Europe.
This programme is taught by world class researchers and educators. It is based on full-time cross-disciplinary study and has strong links to existing centres of research excellence within three world-class academic Schools – the School of Informatics, Edinburgh Business School and the School of Mathematics.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Entrepreneurship and innovation play vital roles in knowledge creation and exploitation to generate value and drive sustainable economic, social, technological and organisational development. Processes and behaviours central to entrepreneurship and innovation are equally important to new and early stage ventures, and within existing organisations.
The University of Edinburgh Business School’s MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation is an exciting programme that leverages the research and teaching strengths within the School’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, and draws upon the rich entrepreneurial system within the University and wider Edinburgh area.
The programme is designed to complement research-led and theoretically-informed education, with a clear focus on the development of practical skills and opportunities for the application of knowledge to real-life organisational situations and issues.
This exciting Masters programme enables you to develop the knowledge and skills to identify and screen opportunities, and implement them within new and established organisations. The programme is targeted at students with both business and non-business backgrounds to create a vibrant and dynamic environment that will enrich learning through leveraging interdisciplinary knowledge within the cohort.
The programme combines theoretical rigour with a unique focus on experiential and practical learning through direct engagement with organisations through project-based courses. It prepares you for a range of careers including as venture founders, managers of innovation within existing organisations, or in policy and business development roles in agencies supporting innovation.