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Entrepreneurship

You begin your MSc by plunging straight into the world of entrepreneurship as we kick off with New Venture Creation. During this four-day module, you and your fellow students come together to share ideas, form teams and build prototypes.

You’ll quickly realise that your studies put strong emphasis on balancing research-led teaching with experiential learning such as consulting for small-business owners, preparation for joining an accelerator and field trips. It’s your fast-track guide through the intricate process of starting your own venture/initiative.

The overarching aim is to help nurture innovative and prosperous new ventures with responsible leaders who appreciate the demands of multiple stakeholders.

Entry requirements

  • A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
  • Previous study of business, management or finance is not required

English Language Requirements

  • If you have been studying in the UK for the last three years it is unlikely that you will have to take the IELTS test
  • If you have studied a 2+2 degree with just two years in the UK you will be required to provide IELTS results and possibly to resit the tests to meet our requirements.

Course modules

Term 1

  • New Venture Creation
  • Managing Innovation
  • Accounting for Entrepreneurs
  • Marketing Inovations
  • Leading Entrepreneurial Teams
  • Customer Development

Term 2

  • New Product Development
  • Funding the New Venture
  • High Growth Entrepreneurship
  • Sales Management
  • Branding and Digital Marketing
  • Managing Operations for Scaling Up

Term 3

You have the option of completing a Business Research Project in term three.

  • The Entrepreneurial Adviser: Problem Solving for Early-stage Companies or new initiatives
  • M&A and Other Exits for Entrepreneurs
  • Business Research Project

Assessment methods

We review all our courses regularly to keep them up-to-date on issues of both theory and practice.

To satisfy the requirements of the degree course students must complete:

  • fourteen core modules (10 - 15 credits each), Individual Professional Development Portfolio* and three electives (10 credits each) or
  • a Business Research Project (30 credits)

Assessment of modules on the MSc in Entrepreneurship, in most cases, is by means of coursework and unseen examination. Coursework may consist of standard essays, individual and group presentations, group reports, classwork, unseen tests and problem sets. Please note that any group work may include an element of peer assessment.

Fees

Fees in each subsequent year of study (where applicable) will be subject to an annual increase limited by the All Items Retail Prices Index. We will confirm any change to the annual tuition fee to you in writing prior to you commencing each subsequent year of study (where applicable).

Deposit: £2,000 (paid within 1 month of receiving offer and non-refundable unless conditions of offer are not met)

First installment: Half fees less deposit (payable during on-line registration which should be completed at least 5 days before the in-person ID–checks)
Second installment: Half fees (paid in January following start of course)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 23,000 () Home/EU 12 Months
MSc Full-time £ 23,000 () International 12 Months

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