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MSc Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship

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  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have attained this hallmark of excellence which recognises a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching and student learning.

This course aims to develop people who think differently, giving you the skills you need to take new and exciting ideas to market, and create successful businesses around them.

Your degree will give you insights into and practical experience of the issues facing new business ventures and renewing established businesses through fostering creativity, design, and new ways of thinking. It builds theoretical knowledge alongside the core business skills needed to start new enterprises and transform existing ones through innovations in product, process or business models.

The course builds core knowledge, raised to new levels by highlighting the networks and relationships needed for collaborative work in increasingly international markets for goods and services. You’ll then select from a range of options to focus your learning and execute a major practical exercise to help launch your new career.

There’s the option of undertaking work experience as part of your research project, which may be particularly relevant if you’re taking this as a conversion course to help change your career direction.

Our expert academic team will guide your studies and help you develop a global perspective of the business world. We work closely with employers and professional bodies to ensure you have appropriate and relevant study opportunities for your personal and professional development.

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All statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) and BU institutional data, unless otherwise stated.

For September 2019 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses.

This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in March 2019 to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.

Key information

Next start date:

September 2019, January 2020

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

For 2019 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information see our full entry requirements.

Course details

Your application

Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship will suit applicants who:

  • Demonstrate a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Are interested in practical applications of management theories
  • Are interested in developing creative solutions to social and business problems
  • Can work independently but also enjoy building teams and working collaboratively.

Entry requirements

Careers

This course will give you real insight and experience into the issues facing new business ventures. Having an in-depth understanding of the key business skills needed to start enterprises is key for getting ahead in the industry, and this is something you'll learn through this course.

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Find information on living costs for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

What our graduates think

Benjamin Burkard

I can recommend the course to anybody who wants to set up a business from scratch. I really liked the open and keen debate atmosphere in all the classes.

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Chris Chapleo

There’s an energy about BU that can be difficult to define. You’ve got a fantastic combination of industry links, world-leading research and courses.

What our students say

Ceren Ortatepe

I have learnt how companies introduce innovation and how enterprises set up new business. When I graduate I can work in a wide range of industries or use my knowledge to set up my own business.