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Master of Science

MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Looking to launch your own venture or drive innovation within an organisation?

This one-year full-time programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of the role of entrepreneurial activity inside and outside an organisation. Organisations exist and operate in an era of constant change and need to adapt and innovate continuously. This programme will equip business professionals with the skills and knowledge to identify and respond to market opportunities. You’ll learn to foster an ethos of innovation within teams embedding a culture of entrepreneurship to stimulate growth. The MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship course will teach you how to use your existing undergraduate degree knowledge in real-world business challenges to learn innovative strategies for starting and joining innovative companies.

If you’re striving to affect change and maximise organisational success, this programme is for you.

The course is also available to study online both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years). Visit, MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online.

Optional Placement Year

All our Master’s courses offer an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. Find out more.

Why study with us?

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes data).
  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
  • Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course
  • Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
  • Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries.

International Students: we are no longer accepting applications from people who need a Student Route visa for full-time courses that start before July 2023.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

Full requirements

Next start date

January 2023

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STUDY ONLINE

 

If you’re looking for a more flexible approach to your studies, why not consider our online study option?

 

Secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course or your fees back.

Terms and Conditions apply.

94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data).

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

Course Details

MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Our Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of entrepreneurial activities within an organisation. Students who undertake this course will be able to hone their skills in the area of innovation, entrepreneurial, and intrapreneurial activities.

To enable you to make the right decisions for your business, you’ll develop an understanding of entrepreneurial business models and the key concepts in enterprise. This will enable you to critically evaluate new venture creation by assessing and mitigating risk and market entry options.  You’ll also learn about the different types of funding available as well as the barriers and challenges facing entrepreneurial activity within organisations today.

The benefits of real business innovation can only be achieved within the right culture.  This programme explores the company processes along with teaching you the essential skills to manage teams to foster entrepreneurial behaviours among staff.

We are focused on your learning experience and this course is taught by experienced business professionals in small workshop-style classes to ensure you can benefit from greater interaction with your tutors. With an emphasis on practical based learning and relevant real-life application, upon completion of this course you will have the skills and attributes employers demand to take your career to a senior level.

Placement Year
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details. 

Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

Professional Development and Coaching

All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.

You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

Anastasia Marinopoulouc, Business School faculty

Meet Your Faculty

Anastasia Marinopoulou has worked as a Change Management Consultant and Coach since 2010. Her portfolio includes Lean Transformation projects, Executive Training programs and International Business Development projects. She Lectures for our Innovation and Entrepreneurship Master’s programme.

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Course Structure

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Funding and Financial Management of the Enterprise (15 credits)
  • Sustainable Innovation Management (15 credits)
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership and Management (15 credits)
  • Social Enterprise (15 credits)
  • New Venture Creation (15 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin) and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
    • Part-time: Birmingham and London Moorgate
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Full-time: Birmingham, GISMA Business School (Berlin), London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
  • MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship with Placement Year
    • Full-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham
    • Part-time: Birmingham, London Moorgate and Nottingham

Online

Study MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online starting January 2023, May 2023, October 2023, February 2024, June 2024 or October 2024

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Study Online

You can also study the MSc Corporate Governance and Ethics online. If you’re looking for true flexibility in how, where and when you study, why not consider our online study option?

MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online ➔

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Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

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You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University.

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UK Campuses
UK students: £10,000 (London Moorgate), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students: £14,000 (London), £12,000 (Non-London)

All fees include a deposit of £250

Berlin Campus
€16,000 (UK/EU/International)

A 20% charge of the full year standard fee applies to the Placement Year for programmes starting from January 2023.

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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