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M.Sc. On Campus

Business Administration - Entrepreneurship (Innovation and Growth)

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland

24 months
1368 EUR/year
1368 EUR/year
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Employees with an entrepreneurial mindset are highly sought after in a  constantly changing working environment. Successful entrepreneurship, in small and medium-sized enterprises, leading international companies or public-sector organisations, is closely linked to the ability to tackle changes in innovative and flexible ways. These skills are developed through the Entrepreneurship major.

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Entrepreneurship - also known as entrepreneurial activity - involves seeking out innovative business opportunities and marketing them. The creative and commercial activities apply equally to existing businesses and the creation of new ones.

In this Business Administration - Entrepreneurship (Innovation and Growth) from University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland , students learn how to:

  • Recognise opportunities and put tangible projects into place
  • Develop innovation and trends 
  • Evaluate and manage the cash flow of a startup and a growing business
  • Keep up to date on the latest technological advances and how they impact the national and international markets
  • Take into account the multidisciplinary nature of entrepreneurship and promote the added value of the various parties involved
  • Learn about how a growing SME works and how it defines its strategy, taking into account elements such as intellectual property and branding
  • Analyse and develop business models using the Lean concept

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurial Intention and New Venture
  • Venture planning
  • Project Ventures in Action 
  • Project Corporate Case study
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Impact Entrepreneurship

  • International Entrepreneurship

  • Growth Management
  • Project Discovering New Markets

This major is highly international in its approach. Access to an international network and good multicultural skills are a key asset for young graduates.

The Entrepreneurship major offers:

  • Possibility of gaining a dual degree with Swinburne University (Australia)
  • Close cooperation with HEC Montréal (Canada), the University of Liechtenstein, Worcester Polytechnical Institute (USA), the University of Lorraine (France), the University of Quebec at 3 Rivières (Canada), Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico (Mexique) and Swissnex Boston, New-York and San Francisco (USA)
  • A trip to discover a new market as a "student consultant" for one to three weeks each year, in Boston, Mexico or Asia


The multidisciplinary knowledge acquired through the MSc BA, majo Entrepreneurship equips you to respond to the challenges that affect the whole of the economy. Graduates may therefore join businesses ranging from multinationals to small and medium-sized local companies. They are also well placed to invest in a start-up. The numerous applied projects carried out in the various majors prepare them to work in areas such as:

  • Management of companies or public/quasi-public institutions
  • Project management in service development, in fields such as information systems, strategic intelligence or future strategy
  • Consultancy
  • Creation and development of innovative businesses or services


A team of international professors

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines





The Consecutive Master, or the so-called Bologna-Master, (comprising 90 to 120 ECTS) is part of the educational system.


On Campus

Academic requirements

Unconditional admission to the MSc BA is available to:

  • Holders of a UAS Bachelor’s in a field related to Business, Management and Services
  • Holders of a Bachelor’s awarded by a Swiss university in the field of business and management, and who have a minimum of one year’s experience in the fields of business, management and services.

All other cases are subject to an admissions procedure based on a portfolio of evidence. Applicants must have a qualification equivalent to a UAS Bachelor’s in Business Economics and a minimum of one year’s experience in the field of Business or Management.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Holders of a Bachelor HES or other HES degree awarded by a department within the nomenclature of the Department of Business, Management and Services of a Swiss HES are admitted to the MSc BA.
  • Holders of a Bachelor degree awarded by a Swiss university in the field of Economy and Management, with evidence in the Department of Business, Management and Services, along with a minimum of one year’s professional experience are admitted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1368 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 684 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    1368 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 684 EUR per semester during 24 months.

The tuition fee for the Master Program is CHF 750 per semester. 

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /month
Living costs

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


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