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About

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.

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Overview

Overview

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

  • 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

Work experience and career planning

You'll be able to pursue management careers in the private and public sector, in innovation management, entrepreneurship, and the management of small enterprises.

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.

Teaching and programme assessment

Teaching on this course includes:

  • lectures
  • workshops
  • seminars

For each unit you'll be assessed in a way that's relevant to test your knowledge. This will involve you thinking and working in an original way to overcome problems. At the end of the course you'll produce a dissertation related to your workplace, your future career, or a business venture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurship Theory
  • Innovation Management
  • Managing New Product Development
  • Research Methods and Dissertation / Work Based Research Project
Please see our website for our latest module information

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
  • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

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