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MA in Technology Governance and Digital Transformation

Tallinn University of Technology
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
On campus
30 August 2021
Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Program description

MA in Technology Governance and Digital Transformation

This master's programme is future-oriented and truly inter- and trans-disciplinary: from economics, technology and innovation to governance and public policies, where all key components of the socio-economic future are purposefully linked. It equips students with the capacity for critical thinking and with practical management skills on technological change, innovation and digital transformation that will make You succeed in tech-focused private and public organizations as well as in international bodies. We want to understand digital technologies as the key driver of development around the world, and we want to make sure that digital transformation brings about sustainable, green growth and human-centred development.

Key features:

  • Degree: Master of Arts in Social Sciences (MA)
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Faculty: School of Business and Governance
  • Study Load: 120 ECTS
  • Mode of Study: Full-time study

Admission requirements

Applicants will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Motivation letter
  • Online interview 
  • GRE General Test

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Program content

Curriculum outline (120 ECTS):

  • General studies - cover entrepreneurship, innovation and technology management both narrowly and broadly through the understanding of the business environment and the creation of links with public sector innovation and digital transformation.
  • Core studies - provide an overview of different approaches to economic development and innovation, and show the interrelationships between the main elements of the market economy - financial resources, production capital (technology), socio-political framework (institutions) - and their role in promoting innovation.
  • Special studies - deepen the knowledge on: (a) innovation, technological developments and the supporting socio-economic environment; (b) governance and public sector functioning with the focus on managing digital transformation and innovation in the public sector and the phenomenon of e-government.
  • Free choice module - provides students with a possibility to choose subjects according to their needs and preferences.
  • Graduation thesis - students do academic research on specific technology governance and digital transformation topic and demonstrate an ability of critical use of data, appropriate and sound analysis, and critical assessment of findings.

Scholarships & funding

A tuition fee waiver is a scholarship that grants free education based on the points gained in the course of admission. It is automatically awarded to the best candidates according to the points gained in the course of admission. Scholarship is awarded for the whole study period.

Tuition fees

Tuition Fee: 2500 EUR/year for EU/EEA and non-EU


Graduates of this programme will be awarded a Master of Arts in Social Sciences (Technology Governance and Digital Transformation), (MA).

Career opportunities

The programme is a great terminal degree and prepares globally desired experts in managing technological changes and digital transformations who work for either national governments and international organizations (as innovation policy experts and innovation managers) or for non-profit organizations and in the private sector (as owner-entrepreneurs, technology consultants, innovation managers, analysts).

The programme also provides excellent competitive competencies for a continuing Your academic career as a researcher in academic institutions or pursuing PhD studies, as our impressive track record shows.

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About this institute

A vision of today’s society is innovative, entrepreneurial, technologically advanced, and open to the world, and this is what Tallinn Unversity of Technology (TalTech) is applying for through internationally high-level studies and research.  At TalTech, we make real things and develop...

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Tallinn University of Technology

Ehitajate tee 5
19086 Tallinn

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