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Course summary

The MPhil in Technology Policy is an intensive, nine-month masters programme designed for people with a background in science or engineering who are interested in developing the skills needed to meet the challenges of integrating technology, management, economics and policy. For further information please visit:


The MPhil in Technology Policy programme consists of: six core courses (plus a pre-term Introduction to Microeconomics module) six electives (two sectorial/skills electives, two enterprise stream electives and two open electives) a written group project report based on work with major technology-intensive organisation the Technology Policy seminar series

Assessment method

Your MPhil in Technology Policy degree corresponds to 12 modules of equal weight, and a Final Group Project which is double-weighted. The core modules are assessed primarily by formal examinations. Electives may be assessed by formal examinations, term papers, regular written assignments, and some form of class participation. Some team grading is used, as appropriate.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • European Quality Improvement System

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

The minimum standard required is a First Class Honours or equivalent. A degree in science or engineering will normally be expected but in the past graduates from other disciplines with a strong interest in technology policy and a solid quantitative background have joined the programme. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS minimum overall score of 7.5, with not less than 7.0 in each element; or TOEFL minimum score of 110 (iBT), with not less than 25 in each element. For further information please visit:

Fees and funding

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MPhil in Technology Policy at University of Cambridge - UCAS