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Enterprise Management (Taught)

University College Birmingham
Program overview
1.5 years plus an optional work placement of up to six months.
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
Birmingham
27 January 2020 
21 September 2020 
25 January 2021 

Program description

Awarded by: University of Birmingham and also is accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Overview

In the increasingly competitive business environment, there is high demand for creativity, innovation and uniqueness - and a growing demand for businesses to be enterprising. Our Enterprise Management course has been developed in partnership with industry professionals to give you the business knowledge and work experience you need to advance in management positions in the enterprise service sector. The course will also give you the skills to set up your own business and learn how to grow and develop strategically. As you explore the basis of entrepreneurial activity, you will further develop your business and management skills enabling you to identify and respond to new business opportunities. You can develop your own business plan as an option for your final year research project, with our industry partners contributing to your business development process. 

Additionally, the course is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a recognised professional management body. If you successfully complete the Enterprise Management course, you will also be eligible for a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the CMI. You also gain CMI membership for the duration of your course which allows you access to a wide range of additional CMI learning resources to further support your studies. More information can be found here.

Why should I choose this course?

  • If you are thinking of enhancing your career in the business sector, setting up your own business or taking your business to the next strategic level, this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
  • You will interact and engage with entrepreneurs who will mentor you through the duration of the course and ensure you develop the appropriate skills and knowledge to succeed as a manager or entrepreneur.
  • The course offers you a route into self-employment, especially if you have got a sound business start-up idea that you have always wanted to realise and implement.
  • The course has a practical focus with an ethos of “learn by doing.” You will work alongside both local and national entrepreneurs on "live" business activity and development projects.
  • The course has been designed in collaboration with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and provides you with the opportunity to achieve Chartered Manager status.

Work placements

There is an optional six-month placement available on the course.

Open days

Our  open days are designed to give you as much information as possible about UCB and the areas you are interested in studying. Come along and we may make you an offer on the day.

Program content

Modules

  • Business Creation and Development
  • Enterprise Project
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Risk and Strategic Enterprise Management

Optional Modules (choose 1):

  • International Financial Management
  • Strategic Brand Management
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • Marketing and Digital Media
  • Integrated Marketing Communications

Placement (Optional)

  • Professional Postgraduate Placement

If you want to get your foot in the door of an organisation then this 6 month optional placement will give you valuable experience, enhance your CV and may help your future employment prospects.

Please note

The modules listed on the website for this course are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by industry as well as the latest teaching methods. Unless otherwise stated, the modules listed above for this course are for students starting in the academic year 2019/20. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to modules and if this occurs, we will contact all offer holders as soon as possible.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU - £7000. 

English and EU students studying a full Masters (MA/MSc) course (i.e. the full 180 credits) may be eligible for a Postgraduate loan from Student Finance, if you meet the relevant criteria. 

  • Non-EU - £11,000

Degree

MSc Enterprise Management 

Career opportunities

Employability

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to set up your own business start-up.

  • At a managerial level, you may wish to engage in business development for an existing SME.
  • Enterprise consultancy.
  • Project Management.
  • Financial Management.
  • The enterprise nature of the course allows you to pursue a career in a sector driven by your own preferences.

hired@UCB

hired@UCB is our new student and alumni support service designed to provide a single reference point for information, advice and guidance regarding opportunities to develop and demonstrate employability and enterprise skills. 

Based on the 7th floor of our Summer Row campus, in newly refurbished facilities, the hired team comprises of specialist and qualified staff with knowledge and experience of: 

  • Careers advice and guidance
  • Placements, work experience and volunteering
  • Employer engagement
  • Part-time and seasonal work
  • Internships, apprenticeships and traineeships
  • Graduate schemes and alumni support
  • Unitemps – UCB's recruitment agency 

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University College Birmingham

Based in the heart of the UK’s biggest regional city, University College Birmingham (UCB) is highly respected by employers and industry for providing career-focused education and training. UCB specialises in vocational courses in both the Higher Education and Further Education...


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Reviews

Amandine
(5)
Having a degree accredited by the Russell Group University of Birmingham was a big draw me when choosing where to study for her master’s. The course came highly recommended and I believe the accreditation and CMI partnership will make me stand out as a graduate. As part of my master’s, we have been working with professionals from various i...
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Daniela
(5)
I was aware of the University’s areas of expertise and all the advantages for students. In addition, this particular course had a really inspiring range of modules – pushing me not only to sign up for the course, but to strive for a distinction grade once I was there. The possibility of a six-month work placement was also really appealing. I ...
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University College Birmingham

UCB; Summer Row
B3 1JB Birmingham
United Kingdom

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