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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management MSc

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Full time | University of Liverpool | 12 months | SEP

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Full time


12 months

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type


Course Summary


The focus of this programme is on the management of innovations and entrepreneurial firms, both small and large.

Programme Overview

Whether you have the ambition to start up your own business or you are already running your own company, MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management can help you achieve your career goals. If you plan to work in your family business, this would also be the ideal programme for you.

You will learn the importance of identifying innovations as commercially important and why some innovative ideas do not have commercial viability in this practical course. It will prepare you for the realities of managing projects that have entrepreneurial significance on graduation. You will take part in live hands-on projects where you will learn through cutting-edge forms of assessment in a unique approach to enterprise education.

Through this programme you’ll gain:

  • Practical experience through taking part in hands-on projects using live case studies. Learn how to buy, build and sell a business in ‘Venture Dynamics’. Practice ‘Entrepreneurial Marketing’ by working on your own business idea or with a local SME. Fund a project of your own using crowd funding in ‘Entrepreneurial Finance’.
  • Learn through cutting-edge forms of assessment. In a unique approach to enterprise education in the UK, students are assessed through the production of videos in 'Entrepreneurial Business Innovation'. Develop visual media skills essential to every entrepreneurial manager in the modern business environment
  • Network with practising entrepreneurs at our exclusive calendar of lectures and events.

Career prospects

Upon completion of the programme, you will be prepared to meet the demands of working with entrepreneurial start-ups, managing innovative projects or of being an entrepreneur yourself. You’ll know how to buy and build an established business, use e-Commerce, understand the science behind decision making, develop cutting edge visual media skills, marketing using entrepreneurial methods, crowdfund and explore new forms of finance. All these skills are required to be a confident, capable entrepreneurial manager.


The aims of this module are to: Provide students with a critical understanding of theories, concepts, and alternative perspectives on technology innovation management; Enable students to understand and critically evaluate the ethical issues raised by the deployment of new technologies within organisations; Introduce the students to current debates on global grand challenges and the ways in which they are expect to impact organisations.

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree in any discipline is expected from a UK university or an equivalent academic qualification from a similar non-UK institution is required. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered. All candidates must meet our required level of English.

Department profile

Established in 1881 as the original ‘red brick’ university, Liverpool is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities and ranks 20th in the UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF). At the University of Liverpool Management School, we live by our vision of ‘learning to make a difference from an enterprising and vibrant world city of culture’. The School is one of an elite group of institutions...more

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