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Entrepreneurship and Innovation MSc

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary

Entrepreneurship and innovation play vital roles in knowledge creation and exploitation to generate value and drive sustainable economic, social, technological and organisational development. Processes and behaviours central to entrepreneurship and innovation are equally important to new and early stage ventures, and within existing organisations.

Why Edinburgh

Our MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is an exciting programme that leverages the research and teaching strengths within the Business School’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, and draws upon the rich entrepreneurial system within the University and wider Edinburgh area.

About the programme

The programme is designed to complement research-led and theoretically-informed education, with a clear focus on the development of practical skills and opportunities for the application of knowledge to real-life organisational situations and issues.

It combines theoretical rigour with a unique focus on experiential and practical learning through direct engagement with organisations through project-based courses.

This exciting masters programme enables you to develop the knowledge and skills to identify and screen opportunities, and implement them within new and established organisations.


The aim of this theory led, practically orientated course is to enhance students' understanding of: The role of the entrepreneur in start-up processes; Practical ways of recognising, assessing and articulating start-up opportunities; Options for scaling up a start-up.

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Entry requirements

You will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree from a good university in any discipline, or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Department profile

The triple-accredited University of Edinburgh Business School has a long and established tradition of research excellence, opening the doors to our first cohort of students in October 1919. We’re committed to developing tomorrow’s business leaders, like any Business School. But what really drives us is helping you play to your strengths, add to them, and develop strong relationships that will open up the world to you. These relationships are...more

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