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MSc Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship

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  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Sandwich (Thick) out of college.

This conversion course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas.

The course will develop you into a lateral thinker capable of seeing things differently to those around you. With that skillset, you’ll be in a great position to take exciting new ideas to market, and create successful businesses around them.

To help you get there, you’ll gain insights into, and practical experience of, the issues facing new business ventures as well as ways of breathing new life into established businesses by fostering creativity, design and new ways of thinking. You’ll build theoretical knowledge alongside the core business skills you need to start new enterprises and transform existing ones through innovations in product, process or business models.

You’ll take your knowledge and understanding to new levels as the course highlights the networks and relationships needed for collaborative work in increasingly international markets for goods and services. You’ll be able to focus your learning through a range of optional units, and execute a major practical exercise to help launch your new career.

You’ll also have the chance to spend some time on a work placement, helping you to prepare for your future career.

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.

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; 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:

For 2019 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. For more information see our full entry requirements.

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, before the dissertation.

Find out more about placements for postgraduate students

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.

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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.