The programme delivers entrepreneurial education, producing graduates with a strong mind-set, behaviour, skills and capabilities that can be applied to create value to a range of organisations and new venture start-ups. If you have a passion for commerce and a genuine wish to succeed in your own business, this programme will enable you to achieve your professional ambitions. You will develop exceptional and detailed theoretical and practical understanding of entrepreneurship. Your effective leadership skills will also be enhanced and you will gain a deep understanding of how to apply entrepreneurial principles and methods within organisations of all shapes and sizes, across borders and sectors.
You should have (or expect to gain) a second class honours degree or above from a recognised University or equivalent.
English language requirements
LJMU welcomes applications from international students. In addition to normal entry requirements, you will be expected to demonstrate a very good level of English language competence, for example an IELTS score of 6.0-6.5 or equivalent. Please note: specific courses may require higher levels of English language competence.
Please see guidance below on core modules for further information on what you will study.
•Innovation, creativity and technology
You will generate creative ideas with commercial viability and apply tools and techniques to enable creative problem solving
•Entrepreneurship concepts and practice
Critically assess the different entrepreneurial concepts and practices and their real world application
•Entrepreneurship - Business to Business
Critically assess different opportunities and processes involved in selling products and/or services to other businesses
•Psychology of entrepreneurship
Develop an understanding of the impact of psychology and leadership on entrepreneurial development and business success
• Financial Planning
Explore the importance of developing a financial mind-set and recognising the importance of appropriate budgeting, financial management and forecasting in an entrepreneurial environment
• Research Methods and Applied Research Methods
Identify and utilise appropriate methodological techniques to collect and analyse qualitative and/or quantitative data, enabling you to develop valid and reliable conclusions that facilitate informed business decisions
• Extended Research Project
Building on the previous core modules, create a business plan to present to your selected audience, demonstrating your ability to assess and communicate the value of your idea
Assessments will be conducted using a variety of methods, depending on the module.
?You will be assessed via coursework and will have to relate your learning to an entrepreneurial/enterprising context. You will have to produce: individual/group reports, essays and individual/group presentations as well as taking class tests and exams.
?Formative assessment is provided through: oral presentations, debates, VLE tests and quizzes, class group discussions and discussion forums and there are practical tasks to assess practical skills.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 35 (Credit)||Home/EU||2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 13,250 (Year 1)||International||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 6,250 (Year 1)||Home/EU||1 Years|
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