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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

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Full time | Llandaff Campus | 1 year | 16-JAN-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary

Course Overview

The aim of the MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management is to enable students to attain the essential critical knowledge of entrepreneurship, strategy and innovation management theory and its application. It aims to develop people who think differently, giving you the skills you need to take new and exciting ideas to market, and create successful businesses around them. The course also gives students the opportunity to explore and critically assess what it means to be entrepreneurial and innovative in today's global market environment. It will give you insights into and practical experience of the issues facing new business ventures and renewing established businesses through fostering creativity, design, and new ways of thinking. It builds theoretical knowledge alongside the core business skills needed to start new enterprises and transform existing ones through innovations in product, process or business models. Students can exit at Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma levels.


Assessments relate directly to learning outcomes and one assessment usually covers a range of learning outcomes. Candidates are assessed in taught modules and by means of a dissertation or business plan module. Summative assessment - for this programme is both challenging and creative. Students will face an assessment diet that focuses extensively upon the use of authentic assessment tasks and problem-based learning. Assessment on this programme, like the teaching is blended, with a wide variety of assessments, written tasks will require students to approach such tasks in unique and distinct ways (essay, business reports, business plan, case study analysis).

Employability & Careers

The MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management graduates will have the potential to start up their own company, become far more entrepreneurial and innovative within a larger organisation or go on to further studies at Cardiff Met. The school has the capacity to supervise PhDs and other higher awards in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. We will help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies. When you finish the course, our Careers service can help you find a job that puts your innovation skills to work. After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 3 years from our Careers service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities You'll be able to pursue management careers in the private and public sector, in innovation management, entrepreneurship, and the management of small enterprises. Career opportunities include: Marketing; New product development; Innovation; Research and development; Technology; Engineering; Project management; Administration; The arts. You will also be able to enter or advance more quickly in a career in business, manufacturing, healthcare and knowledge management, or in a consultancy-based role.


Modern Marketing Research (20 Credits) - Core
Entrepreneurship, Start-up and Growth (20 Credits) - Core
Innovation Management (20 Credits) - Core
Business Planning and Control (20 Credits) - Core
Creativity, Marketing and Enterprise (20 Credits) - Core
Business in a Global Economy (20 Credits) - Core
Enterprise & Innovation Project (60 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

Applicants should meet one of the following: Possess, or expect to obtain, an undergraduate degree, or equivalent from a recognised University with a minimum of a 2:2 classification; Have a minimum of 3 years relevant employment/ self-employment or work experience; Hold a professional or other qualification, which is deemed acceptable for admission by Cardiff Metropolitan University. Those who do not meet the above criteria will be considered on an individual basis.

University information

Located across two campuses in Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University is an award-winning institution (UK and Ireland University of the Year, Times Higher 2021) Cardiff Metropolitan University offers degree courses across a range of disciplines. Students can choose to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Over 11,500 students from 140 countries study across its Cyncoed and Llandaff campuses. In addition, over 10,000 students...more