Taught course

Business Development and Innovation

Ulster University · The Business Institute

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a degree with at least 2:2 Honours standard or equivalent.

Exceptionally, applicants who do not possess academic qualifications at the appropriate level but have substantial relevant work experience may be considered for admittance in accordance with the Faculty’s Accreditation of Prior Learning policy.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Business development and innovation is key to business growth and economic recovery. This course provides you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a range of business-related disciplines, focusing on business development and innovation.

Informed by research, professional expertise and relevant practical application, you will benefit from an academically challenging and intellectually stimulating programme that educates, develops and enhances your professional competence across a number of business areas including business development, strategy, innovation, business analysis, research, and consultancy. If you have considerable existing industrial experience, it will support career progression especially for those moving from a technical discipline to a wider management role.

If you’re a more recent graduate, you will significantly enhance your business knowledge and skills with a solid grounding in a range of business disciplines and up-to-date and innovative organisational practice.

The course helps develop competencies for career change/progression whilst also providing the necessary tools to set up your own business.

Professional Recognition -This course is linked to the world-renowned Harvard Business School and Babson College.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Mr Keith Millar
+44 (0)28 9036 6662