Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking

Master in Creativity and Innovation
(M. CI(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2018)

YEAR ONE

During their first year of the course, students are required to register for all study-units designated as compulsory, and for another 16 ECTS credits form the elective units on offer, to a total of 60 ECTS for the year.

TAUGHT COMPONENT

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IOT5004 Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods 6 ECTS
IOT5019 Creativity: Idea Generation, Methods and Applications 10 ECTS
IOT5029 Innovation in Organisations 5 ECTS
IOT5033 Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing 4 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

IOT5032 Leadership and Innovation in Organisations 4 ECTS
IOT5037 Innovation Adoption and Diffusion in Organisations 4 ECTS
IOT5038 Creativity, Innovation and the Arts 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IOT5007 Foresight Techniques for Creativity and Innovation 4 ECTS
IOT5028 Creativity, Innovation and New Digital Technologies 5 ECTS
IOT5034 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 4 ECTS
IOT5039 Integrating Creativity and Innovation in Marketing Concepts 6 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

IOT5006 Enhancing Business Performance through Strategic Innovative Design 4 ECTS
IOT5024 Creativity: Psychological Perspectives 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

RESEARCH COMPONENT

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

IOT5031 Dissertation 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Master in Creativity and Innovation under the auspices of the Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking.
 
Last Updated: 1 October 2018
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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