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Innovation and Entrepreneurship MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Entrepreneurship Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will introduce business tools and techniques and theories that will enable you to operate more effectively in an entrepreneurial and innovative employment setting, providing you with the competencies to act entrepreneurially. The programme will include theoretical concepts of innovation, practical application of innovation, and the management skills required to effect the organisational change necessitated by innovation.

The course is designed so that full time students are able to complete their study in one academic year. By the end of the course you will have acquired high-level knowledge and understanding of innovation and entrepreneurship concepts and principles, theoretical frameworks and applied analysis through a range of learning experiences including live case studies, visiting speakers and blended learning. You will also develop key skills in formulating and managing research, presentations, problem-solving and organising and managing group-based projects.

What skills will you gain?

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate theories of entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity and their role in the establishment and development of new enterprises and high growth businesses.
  • Evaluate and apply theories relating to and underpinning the functional and operational aspects of finance and marketing required in entrepreneurial businesses.
  • Develop and justify strategies for commercialising innovative products or business processes in a national and international context, and present business plans in a persuasive and authoritative manner.
  • Evaluate the potential for change initiatives when implementing new strategies within an organisation.
  • Critically evaluate the necessary skills, capabilities and characteristics of entrepreneurial change agents.
  • Synthesise relevant critical thinking through the completion of an independent business analysis project which demonstrates originality and innovation in problem solving.

Career path

The MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship will enhance your academic and professional skills and understanding, enabling you to accelerate your career within the organisation or, alternatively, seek employment in another organisation at a higher level. Specifically, the programme will introduce you to the different theoretical concepts of innovation, and to the practical application of innovation in terms of products, processes or business techniques.

Students will also achieve PgCert, PgDip and University Statement of Credit University Statement of Credit awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

JAN

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours undergraduate degree (second class or above) from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above. A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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