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MSc Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship

This course will develop you into a lateral thinker, giving you the ability to approach entrepreneurship with enthusiasm and success.

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  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Full-time with placement

Why study MSc Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship at BU? 

  • Ignite your entrepreneurial mindset by fostering creativity, design and new ways of thinking 
  • Execute practical exercises on 'real-life' projects focusing on a problem or opportunity 
  • Learn to implement design management principles and explore innovative culture and governance in a variety of business contexts 
  • Undertake an optional 30-week placement to advance your employability, and put into practice learned core theoretical principles  
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of critical business skills necessary to start your own enterprise and lead in industry. 

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Course accreditation

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 students learning. 

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Key information

Next start date:

January 2022, September 2022, January 2023, September 2023

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus (with additional activities on Talbot Campus)

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time; 2 years with optional 30-week work placement

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject or equivalent.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. 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.

Placements

An exciting and valuable part of your studies with us is the opportunity to gain valuable experience through full-time paid industrial placements, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will have the option to start your placement when the taught units of the course are finished, and after the dissertation.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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