Taught course

Business Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Cardiff University · Cardiff Business School

Entry requirements

Entry requirements will normally consist of a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university. Where relevant an applicant's work experience will also be taken into account and each applications is assessed individually.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Business Strategy & Entrepreneurship is designed for graduates seeking a rigorous foundation prior to launching their own company or entering an existing corporation in a role focused on business development and growth.

The programme will provide students with the required skills via a combination of teaching methods covering knowledge about best business practices, as well as cover the fundamental principles behind them. Building on these skills, students will also have the opportunity to create a new venture. The development of this new venture will be supported by academic faculty as well as a corporate sponsor or entrepreneur.

Special Features
  • The MSc provides a unique mix of business strategy and entrepreneurship content that combines both leading academic research and the opportunity to apply this in a real world context
  • It is delivered by internationally recognized scholars in the field, in combination with leading practitioners
  • It comprises a highly selective student cohort

For more information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p034.html.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English must satisfy the English Language requirements for entry to the university by attainment of a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS, with a subscore of 5.5 in each individual paper.

Fees and funding

This course is included in the Masters Excellence Scholarship 2015 (Pathway to PhD) scheme. If you are looking at applying for a Masters degree with the intention of going on to study at PhD level then you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The application will ask you to consider your research area and future sources of funding. It is recognised, however, that in making this application there is not a commitment to undertake further study, or to undertake further studies at Cardiff University. Similarly, in making an award, Cardiff University is not committing to making an offer for further study or for a further award.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office, MSc Queries, Cardiff Business School
+44 (0)29 2087 6953
+44 (0)29 2087 4419