MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

University of Portsmouth
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Portsmouth
English

About this program

MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Are you a creative thinker with boundless enthusiasm for new ideas, who wants a career where no two days are the same?

On our MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship degree course, you'll develop the skills needed to spot opportunities; to visualise, develop and take new ideas to market; to launch new products and services, and to manage fast growing new businesses too.

You'll also discover how to use innovation to make a difference in your own business and in other organisations, and learn about important areas of entrepreneurship – including product development, intellectual property, and entrepreneurship theory and practice.

At the end of the course, you'll have the opportunity to a 12-month work placement. This can be self-employed if you're a UK citizen.

When you graduate, you can expect to find employment in business management or consultancy, whatever size of business. You'll also be able to pursue roles in marketing, product development, innovation, and research and development.

Admission requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language requirements

  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

Core modules include:

  • Entrepreneurship Theory
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Venturing
  • Innovation Management
  • Management of New Product Development
  • Research methods & Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Duration

  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years sandwich with work placement
  • 2 years part-time

Tuition

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

  • Full time: £9,200
  • Part time: £4,600

International students

  • Full time: £16,400
  • Part time: £7,800

Qualification

On this course you'll:

  • Learn business planning, the development and marketing of new products, and financial management
  • Understand concepts of innovation management and entrepreneurship, theories, models and analytical frameworks, and their application in business policy and strategy
  • Benefit from our research, consultancy projects, visits from external guest speakers and live case studies
  • Be supported by academic staff with expertise in the area, including Professor Paul Trott, whose book "Innovation Management and New Product Development" is recommended reading for students all over the world
  • Tap in to the resources available to students who are actively involved with entrepreneurial business activities through our Student and Graduate Enterprise Team
  • Research, plan and produce an independent project, expanding on your understanding of innovation management or entrepreneurship and giving you the opportunity to specialise in an area of your choice
  • Have the chance to apply your skills and knowledge on a 12-month work placement at the end of the course

Career paths

You'll be able to pursue management careers in the private and public sector, in innovation management, entrepreneurship, and the management of small enterprises.

What can you do with an Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship degree?

Career opportunities include:

  • Marketing
  • New product development
  • Innovation
  • Research and development
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Project management
  • Administration
  • The arts

You'll also be able to enter a career in business, manufacturing, healthcare and knowledge management, or in a consultancy-based role.

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University of Portsmouth

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Why study at University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth is consistently within the top-ranked institutions in the UK for student satisfaction, which is reflected in the teaching quality, but also the experience that students enjoy with us.

Students can live a few minutes' walk away from their faculty buildings on campus, with only a 5-10 min walk to the seaside.

The cost of living and accommodation in Portsmouth are significantly lower than in the larger cities in the UK, meaning you'll be able to live more comfortably here. The city is so compact that you don't need to take any public transport and most students/lecturers get around by bike.

The city has a population of around 200,000 and over 10% of this is made up of our student population. We have 5,000 students from overseas on campus.

Contact info

University of Portsmouth

Winston Churchill Avenue
PO1 2UP Portsmouth Hampshire
United Kingdom

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www.port.ac.uk

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