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Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship MSc (with pathway)

Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship MSc (with pathway)

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Full time | Kingston Hill | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary

Why choose this course?

Innovative thinking and entrepreneurial behaviour in a global economy are in the DNA of the MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at Kingston Business School. You will develop and utilise your creativity and problem solving skills and lead others on starting, growing and managing successfully innovative firms.

Our course gives you the unique opportunity to immerse yourself into experiential visits and gain hands-on experience as you meet with successful entrepreneurs, start-ups, business consultants and investors.

On this course you will benefit from being part of a cohort of students from all over the world, and will graduate into a strong global alumni network.

The 'with policy' pathway will allow you to gain further knowledge into policy interventions related to entrepreneurship innovation and economic growth at a regional and national level.

What you will study

This course provides you with the knowledge and experience of the key issues of innovation and entrepreneurship. The course emphasises the analysis and practical application of the key issues surrounding innovation management and entrepreneurship, including:

management systems for innovation projects;
leadership and entrepreneurial behaviour;
lean start-up techniques;
deep customer insights approaches;
entrepreneurial funding and financing;
strategies for growth and internationalisation; and
policy interventions for supporting entrepreneurship innovation and economic growth at a regional and national level.

After you graduate

You will have the opportunity to enhance your employability skills through the practical relevance of the modules, the strong networks with the industry practitioners, the exposure to external entrepreneurial competitions, the Kingston Business School networking events and the University careers and employability services. You will enhance your emotional and social skills as requested by employers across the world (World Economic Forum Report, 2018).

You will graduate ready to either start your own business or working in intrapreneurship roles such as an innovation manager, innovation consultant, change agent, chief innovation officer, business development or product manager. You will be set-up to work in start-ups, SMEs, multinational organisations, governmental organisations, embassies and NGOs.


'The module introduces the concepts of entrepreneurship and business growth and provides an opportunity to begin exploring its practice. Entrepreneurship is defined as a set of behaviors and also as process through which opportunities are discovered, evaluated and exploited. Once a new venture is created however, a major challenge faced by many entrepreneurs is how to grow their new businesses using different growth strategies, in order to ensure the survival and long-term sustainability of the new enterprises.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.

University information

Located in South-West London, Kingston University offers a high-quality portfolio of taught postgraduate and research degree courses in a buzzing, student-friendly, riverside town. Students at Kingston are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in the modern workplace and are provided with a huge variety of learning opportunities, state-of-the-art resources and facilities and support services. Postgraduate study spans four academic...more