Taught course

Entrepreneurship with Innovation Management

Northumbria University · Newcastle Business School
MScMSc with Advanced Practice

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or equivalent, or substantial experience of working in a business organisation.

Months of entry


Course content

Are you thinking of starting your own business, interested in working for a high growth start-up or wanting to develop an entrepreneurial or innovative theme in your career? If so this Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management MSc has been designed to help you develop the specialist knowledge and capabilities that you will need in entrepreneurship and innovation.

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur who is interested in doing things differently and you have a keen interest in creative thinking and innovation, then MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management will give you the tools to succeed.

You may be a recent or experienced graduate within the field of business and management looking to expand your entrepreneurial knowledge. Perhaps you have ambitions to start your business but want to learn from the leading academics and research in the field.

On this Entrepreneurship Management Masters, you will be a part of a diverse international cohort of students, giving you an invaluable opportunity to share experiences and discover new ideas with people from different cultural backgrounds whilst developing your cultural intelligence.

You will learn about the principles, theories and practices used by entrepreneurial and innovative organisations. This includes frameworks for reviewing, reflecting, analysing and critiquing your own entrepreneurial mindset, intentions and potential ventures.

During Northumbria's Postgraduate in Innovation Management you will be set entrepreneurship and innovation challenges to work on contemporary socio-economic problems identified in the local community, internationally and within the business community to achieve specified aims. You will learn how to work effectively within dynamic teams; how to adopt a design-ethos in problem solving; and how to lead entrepreneurially.

You will develop practical skills to promote creative thinking through practice-based elements in which real world problems are introduced for the testing of creative team-working techniques. Entrepreneurial skills will be combined with theory and an overview of the policy environment to equip you for a variety of employment options or for further research.

You will be prepared for employment in a variety of settings from self-employment, as part of a new venture, or as a motivated and valued entrepreneurial team member in a private business or public organisation.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc with Advanced Practice
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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0191 227 4444