Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Lancaster University - Management School

12 months
18500 GBP/year
12500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you want to start your own business, work as an innovator in an existing company, take over a family business, or work in entrepreneurship fields, this is the right programme for you.


This course emphasises the combination of theoretical rigour and practical experience. It benefits from the academic excellence and broad business networks provided by the Department of Entrepreneurship, Strategy and Innovation, learning cutting-edge theory and models of entrepreneurship and innovation directly from leading professors in the field. Our students not only develop the knowledge and skills that are necessary to undertake a career in business, they also learn to think “out-of-the-box” in order to identify new business opportunities and develop innovative solutions in the contemporary business world.

In partnership with our Entrepreneurs in Residence, you will be constantly exposed to the practice of entrepreneurship, offering many opportunities to test and foster new business ideas, and access to mentoring and career guidance from successful entrepreneurs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • New Venture Creation
  • Innovation in Practice 1
  • Family Enterprise Management
  • Entrepreneurial Financing
  • International Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship in Practice
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Internationalisation and New Technologies
  • Innovation in Practice 2
  • Contemporary Research Methods in Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduates  interested in starting their own business, work as an intrepreneur and innovator in an existing company, take over a family business or work in  entrepreneurship and innovation-related fields (e.g. consulting or public support programmes)
  • Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in any subject. 
  • If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications at International Qualifications:
  • Additional requirements: Work experience is not required, but it is helpful to mention any relevant experience in your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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