MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Entrepreneurial and innovation skills are increasingly sought after by employers who want their teams to take advantage of new opportunities. You will learn to apply best practice approaches to designing, developing, and running your own innovation-driven business.

The course will explore the process of generating new business ideas, developing and refining ideas, designing the infrastructure, right through to launching the business. You will focus on how innovation can be exploited in technological and business contexts.

You can choose to study this course with a Year in Industry, allowing you to apply your learning and gain valuable experience. If you choose a Year in Industry you will be studying for a total of 2 years. Your first year will be a teaching year. In your second year you will either be on placement or conducting a skills and research based module.

Special features of the course include:

  • Developing an understanding of the skills needed to undertake leadership responsibilities in an ethical and informed way
  • An emphasis on the combination of theory and practical experience
  • Supporting you to develop entrepreneurship and innovation skills and operate effectively and competently in international markets. 
  • Assessment methods used to mirror organisational based activities
  • Participation in active and supportive forums drawing on practical expertise
  • Opportunities to gain work experience

Entry Requirements


  • Entry onto this Masters degree requires a minimum of a 2:2 Undergraduate honours degree in a related discipline from a UK ENIC listed institution.
  • If your honours degree is not in a related discipline but you can demonstrate extensive professional experience in the subject, your application will be considered.

International Students

If you are an international student, you will need to demonstrate experience, or qualifications equivalent to those above.

If your first language is not English you must show evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 or equivalent (with no skill below 5.5).


Entry onto this Master’s Degree will require you to demonstrate current or recent work experience. This will enable you to fully engage with the course.

APEL policy

If you cannot meet these minimum requirements it may be possible to take into account evidence of Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) as an alternative method of meeting the programme’s entry requirements. In such a case, appropriate references and records of employment might be presented to support the applicant’s case for admission.

Career Prospects

Choosing a postgraduate degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you achieve your career ambitions. You will gain the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to launch your own business, or find employment in a range of careers. 

With these skills, you could pursue a number of careers, such as: 

  • Business development manager
  • Business adviser 
  • Start-up owner. 

Taking this course would also prepare you to continue your postgraduatae study with either an MPhil, or PhD.

If you are considering starting your own business, we can help you get there. The leadership and negotiation skills you develop during the course, as well as the contacts you make, will put you in a great position to take this leap. Our dedicated start-up initiative, Grad2Director is available alongside this programme. This lets you work with our specialist team and apply for funding opportunities to start your own company.

Course Details

Researching Contemporary Business Issues
Perspectives on Sustainable Business
The Essence of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
New Venture Creation
Data Analytics and the Blockchain
Digital and Interactive Marketing
Social Enterprise: A New Frontier for Cooperation, Collaboration and Craft Work
Becoming an Entrepreneurial Practitioner
Capstone Project

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