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Entrepreneurship and International Development

Do you want to work for an international or local charity or NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation), and help people change their lives? Or perhaps work with local or central government to create policies and environments that support and enhance entrepreneurship? By completing this programme, you will cultivate the necessary skills to shape and deliver sustainable entrepreneurship programs, and help a new generation of entrepreneurs transform lives and empower communities.

* Allow your entrepreneurial skills to shine as you close the gap between ideas and innovation and identify viable market opportunities that have the potential to transform lives.

* Develop the skills to help you access a variety of career paths such as consulting or working in an established development focused, local or global organisation, or starting and running your own social enterprise or development agency.

* Learn with an internationally diverse and culturally rich group of talented and motivated students and professionals.

* Engage with entrepreneurial activities and Entrepreneurs in Residence through the Futures Entrepreneurship Centre

Entry requirements

A good honours degree, first or second class, or equivalent, in any discipline.

If English is not your mother tongue 6.5 IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 in any element in a secure English language test.

Plymouth University offers pre-sessional English language courses if you do not have this.

We welcome students from a broad range of disciplines who are keen to place their undergraduate discipline knowledge into the context of entrepreneurship and international development.

Course modules

Core modules:

* Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy
* Project Management: Diversity in Entrepreneurship
* Entrepreneurship in Developing and Emerging Economies
* Futures Perspectives in Entrepreneurship
* Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth
* Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
* Leadership and Management Essentials
* International Business Environment
* Knowledge Management and Decision Making

The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 1 Years

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