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Digital Business (MSc)

Master of Science
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2021

About this course

MSc Digital Business will prepare you for a career in digital practice and to start your own digital business.  

This digital master’s degree in business and innovation will teach you current developments, informed by our academics' research in the field.   

You’ll be taught modules in business and web science with the opportunity to specialise in one area as part of this course. 

This master's programme will prepare you for a career in the fast-growing digital and sharing economy sector.  

New technologies have changed the way we do business, with platforms like Uber and Airbnb showing the growth in this area. 

This UK digital master’s degree in business teaches you the key business developments, such as sharing economy and peer-to-peer marketplace. The course will help you use technological platforms for organisations or give you the tools to help you launch your own digital start-up. 

This master’s in digital business combines business and web science modules, these teach key topics and encourage you to apply practical skills such as, working in a start-up environment or applying new business models within an organisation.  

You’ll have the opportunity to learn the latest digital business trends and developments through talks and masterclasses delivered by business leaders. This digital business course is designed to develop essential professional skills including, proposal writing, pitching and programming. 

We welcome applicants from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. The University of Southampton is a world leader in business studies and web science with students from across the world choosing to study with us. 

Course lead

Dr Heli Helanummi-Cole is a business leader with 15 years' experience in business development, financial and operational management, and luxury retail and product development. Visit Dr Helanummi Cole's ResearchGate profile to learn more about her work.


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Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.

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