This course is for both recent graduates and those with work experience wishing to start their own business or develop enterprising skills for larger organisations.
UCAS course code:
Duration: One year full-time
Institution code: D26
You should hold a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, in any subject. Professional qualifications of equivalent standing will also be considered on an individual basis.
If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.
Teaching is delivered through a mix of formal lectures, more informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. A number of modules use in-course situations to encourage deeper learning and develop on-the-job skills of future managers and entrepreneurs. Assessment is usually through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, elevator pitches, essays, reports and exams.
Designed to produce master’s graduates who are conversant with international business and entrepreneurship, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory. You will study these core compulsory modules which are designed to underpin key business principles and develop knowledge and skills relevant to an entrepreneur within an international environment:
The core entrepreneurship modules allow you to develop business ideas and convert them into business plans; develop networking and negotiating skills and unlock your entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial abilities.
You will also choose one optional module which may include:
The final stage of the course is the dissertation, a detailed piece of written research with an international business and entrepreneurship focus on a topic of your choice. The topics of the dissertation are chosen in line with your interests and preferences, but mainly look at application of management theory to small firms.
Our £35 million Hugh Aston Building offers state-of-the-art teaching and computer lab facilities.
This innovative one year MSc will help graduates wishing to start their own business develop entrepreneurial skills for large businesses or pursue a career in management or SME development within an international business environment. After completing the course you will be able to take on a management role in an international business setting and bring enterprising skills into the organisation.
UKPASS is the postgraduate equivalent of UCAS and gives you a simple and efficient way to apply online. It allows you to search for a course and guides you through the application process. Using UKPASS you can apply for up to ten courses for free.
You can create your application in your own time, so you can consider, research and complete each section at your own speed. You can track your applications as they progress, and can also receive and reply to offers online. Apply online with UKPASS|
You will need to attach qualification transcripts, references and evidence of English language (if you are an overseas student) with your UKPass application. If these documents are not attached to your original application, this will delay the process of your application.
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