• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

You will be equipped with specialist and in-depth understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation together with practical skills, enhancing your employability.

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation course from Royal Holloway University of London draws upon the highest level of theory and practice in this field and builds on the extensive research and teaching expertise of academics within the School of Management. The content of this course is continually updated to reflect contemporary issues and areas of interest, such as family business management, entrepreneurship and consultancy, and social entrepreneurship.

On graduating you will have a critical understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation research, an appreciation of the impact of entrepreneurship and innovation and the processes and practices at every level. You will look at venture creation, innovation, consultancy, financial planning, entrepreneurial marketing, social entrepreneurship and family business management.

This course is enriched with the knowledge and expertise shared by our visiting speakers which include entrepreneurs running successful and in many cases, highly innovative business.

Career

On graduating with a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship from Royal Holloway you will be highly employable and have a variety of career paths available, including: product development/research, business planning, growth and operations/strategic management in existing businesses, creating new businesses, providing business support and advice or specialising in entrepreneurship policy, research and education. You will also have a solid foundation to continue PhD studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Venture Creation and Financial Planning
  • Entrepreneurship and Consultancy
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Innovation
  • Dissertation Preparation and Research Methods
  • Independent Business Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    There are no deadlines for postgraduate applications, but popular degrees become full quickly.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area will be considered. 

This course is appropriate for:

  • students from a management background or from other disciplines – the arts and social sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology and economics), as well as science and engineering.
  • mature students with a good first degree and work experience.
  • those who have studied alternative disciplines to management or business should take the ‘Foundations of Modern Management’ unit during Induction Week to obtain the background knowledge required for this course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18504 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11304 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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There are no single associated costs greater than £50 per item on this course.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • Royal Holloway Principal's Masters scholarship
  • Bedford Society scholarship
  • RHBNC Trust scholarship
  • American Foundation of RHBNC International Excellence scholarship
  • Brian Harris scholarship
  • Royal Holloway is committed to supporting and developing the next generation of researchers. We recognise funding is often an obstacle for talented students, so we offer a variety of funding packages which include studentships funded by the College, the Research Councils and external partners.

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.

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