RSM - Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

MSc in Management of Innovation

MSc in Management of Innovation

During this 12 month master programme you will:

  • Learn to manage the processes of developing and commercializing new products
  • Explore the fine details of innovation management that reflect commercial, social, financial, technical and legal dimensions
  • Gain comprehensive and up-to-date skills for developing  innovative products, services, processes and distribution systems
  • Learn to successfully bring new products or services to the market in an integral manner
  • Understand how organisations can gain a competitive advantage through innovation

Latest graduates statistics & Career prospects

  • The average gross starting salary (excluding benefits) of RSM graduates in EEA countries is € 3,986 while in non-EEA countries € 2,905
  • The average time to find a job is 2.5 months 

The top 10 employers of RSM graduates are: Vodafone, Shell, KPMG, Rabobank, Accenture, Akzo Nobel, KPN, PWC, ABN AMRO, Bain & Company

Teaching ModeFull Time
Academic RequirementsAcademic background in business or economics
Tuition Fees


NON-EEA students: €16,400 per year

EEA/EU students €1,951 per year

Length12 months  
Application Deadline

15 May

Application Procedure

To join our Management of Innovation programme, you must have a research university bachelor’s degree (equal to a bachelor’s degree from a Dutch research university) containing a minimum total of 60 ECTS in qualitative and quantitative research methods, statistics and advanced courses in a business-related field such as (but not limited to) innovation management, marketing, new business development, operations, logistics, supply chain management, decisions sciences, finance, accounting, business intelligence or organisation studies.

You will be assessed on the basis of a dossier containing your academic background, grade point average (GPA), motivation and relevant test scores such as GMAT and/or TOEFL / IELTS. Non-RSM bachelor graduates must apply for admission through our online application system (OLAF). Information about the entry requirements and application process can be obtained by visiting

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