Graduate Diploma in Digital Innovation (Teach-out by 31 August 2022), Full-time

Programme Overview

Overview

This programme is developed by London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and awarded by University of London (UOL), UK.

A new Graduate Diploma in Management and Digital Innovation is replacing this diploma degree. For more information about the new replacement programme, click HERE.

Application

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

A new Graduate Diploma in Management and Digital Innovation is replacing this diploma degree. For more information about the new replacement programme, click HERE.

Course Start Date & End Date

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Fees

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

More Programme Details

Introduction

This programme provides the understanding and skills necessary for modern managers to utilise the power of information and communication technologies (ICT) for innovation and performance improvement in their organisations. It discusses the theories underlying the development, use and evolution of digital technology, services and organisational infrastructures. There is coursework for these compulsory modules: IS2182 (60%), IS2184 (40%), IS3159 (100%).

Job Prospects

Graduates may pursue a career in information systems management, in a software house or in management consultancy specialising in ICT and Information Systems, in organisations with e‐business and social media.

Teaching Faculty

Local faculty, with intensive workshops by UK academics.

Delivery Mode

Lectures, group discussions, workshops and online study

Duration of each lesson is 3 hours.

Mode of Study

Classes are held in three-hour blocks between Monday and Friday, starting at 8.30am, 12pm or 3.30pm. There are occasional classes on weeknights at 7pm and weekends.

Learning Support
  • Annual intensive revision from mid-March to end-April (lessons may be held in the evenings / weekends).
  • Classes on study skills, academic writing and the Peer-Assisted Learning sessions.
 
Academic Materials
  • Virtual Learning Environment
  • SIMConnect portal
  • University materials such as subject guides, past exam papers and exam commentaries, reading lists and handbooks on good study strategies
 
Programme Calendar

Classes / Sept 2020 – Feb 2021
SIM Preliminary Exams / End-Feb – Early March 2021
Revision / Mid-Mar – End-Apr 2021
University Exams / May – Jun 2021
Results released / Mid-Aug 2021

Candidature Period

Minimum / Maximum period:
1 years / 5 years

The programme is made up of 4 units and there are no prerequisites for each unit.

Students will attend classes with those pursuing a Bachelor’s programme at SIM campus.

No refund or recourse should the student fail to complete within the maximum period.

Minimum Class Size

Minimum class size to commence: 25 students. Students will be informed within 30 days after the application period.

Curriculum

Compulsory units

  • IS2184 Information Systems Management
  • IS2182 Innovating Digital Systems and Services
  • IS3159 Research Project in Digital Innovation

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One of the following units

  • IS1181 Digital Infrastructures for Business or
  • IS3167 Management and Innovation of E‐Business or
  • IS3183 Management and Social Media

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

This programme is not offered for new enrolment. Last intake in 2020.

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