Keystone logo

Find a Entrepreneurship Degree Abroad



  • Business Studies
  • Entrepreneurship
Fields of study
  • Business Studies (645)
  • Back to main category
Find more locations
Degree type
Study pace
Study format

Degrees in Business Studies Entrepreneurship

Why should you study an entrepreneurship degree?

If you’re considering starting your own company or becoming a sole trader (or already are one), you should consider studying an entrepreneurship degree. As a striving entrepreneur, it has never been more important to set yourself apart from the competition. In the United States, approximately 540,000 people become new business owners each month, according to the 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity. Since 2017, the number of new businesses has continued to rise. An entrepreneurship degree helps you to gain an edge over this ever-growing competition.

Who should study a degree in entrepreneurship?

No matter what your background, level of experience or industry, there is an entrepreneurship degree for you. If you’re just starting out on your journey, a degree in entrepreneurship can help you get your foot in the door and introduce you to some new skills, but there are also more specialized degrees for those who are already running their own companies or ventures and want to expand their knowledge.

Depending on the level and specialism of each degree, suitable candidates may include, but are not limited to:

  • Individuals considering starting their own business
  • Individuals who want to work in a small business
  • Individuals who want to start or work in a family business
  • Individuals who want to understand the management of innovation in any organization
  • Professionals interested in entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurs looking to expand their knowledge
  • Entrepreneurs keen to give their business an innovative edge
  • Professionals about to launch a new business venture
  • Professionals interested in developing their business
  • Professionals looking for training specialized in their field
A group of entrepreneur students discuss projects at a table

What will I learn with an entrepreneurship degree?

There are many different degrees in entrepreneurship to choose from. Knowing which one to opt for entirely depends on your own skills, background and professional goals. A degree in entrepreneurship can help you to develop a multitude of different skills and practices, such as how to:

  • Create a strong business and marketing plan
  • Develop a business structure
  • Research the market and competition
  • Create new enterprises within a single country and internationally
  • Assemble a skilled team
  • Set business and performance objectives
  • Identify funding options
  • Manage business finances
  • Address legal issues.

All of the degrees listed have been created with the needs of the entrepreneur in mind, but obviously not every degree will be right for you. You should think about what you want to achieve by studying an entrepreneurship degree – where do you want it to take you? If you keep this question in mind, and compare the options available, you can carefully select the program that’s right for you.

Small Businesses and Start-Ups

If you are intending to set up a new business, you can expect to be faced with your own set of unique challenges. Arming yourself with knowledge of these before you set up shop can help you avoid any major problems before they arise and impact on your future success. A new business start-up course will help you identify any areas for improvement, and give you the tools you need to get started and grow quickly. Research some of the different entrepreneurship degrees on offer to find one that will take your career onwards and upwards.

Or perhaps you're interested in studying abroad in a related field: