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Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship programme from Newcastle University explores the strategies and business processes that promote innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in organisations. 

Employers are increasingly looking to recruit enterprising and creative individuals. Our course looks to produce graduates who aspire to strategic roles within the private and public sectors. You will learn how to lead these organisations through innovative change.

If you intend to seek innovative, creative and entrepreneurial roles, then this course is for you. These include:

  • innovation consultancy
  • product development
  • management
  • business support

It is also aimed at those who want a postgraduate management education that will prepare them to start their own business. 

The course benefits from strong links with university organisations that support entrepreneurial activity:

  • the Open Lab researches human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing and digital creative practice
  • the Careers Service supports entrepreneurial activity among the student body

The course also has good connections with industry and experienced entrepreneurs. This provides you with a setting to start a business and engage on real projects with regional stakeholders.

Career focus

Graduates from this course have undertaken various roles, within established firms and start-up enterprises, including:

  • Innovation Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Marketing Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Project Manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business Enterprise for PG Students
  • Creativity: Theories and Applications
  • The ICE Dissertation
  • Research Methods (ICE/ABC/E-Business)
  • Business Enterprise Policy
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Management: A Critical Exploration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19200 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10200 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 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.

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