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Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship MSc

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship MSc

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Full time | Main Site | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

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.

What you'll experience

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
  • Have 24/7 access to our library's extensive resources, including books, ejournals and newspapers
  • 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

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.

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.

Modules

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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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

University information

Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. 89% of its research in physics, and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework in...more

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