Taught course

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

University of Portsmouth · School of Strategy, Marketing and Innovation

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry


Course content

Prepare to launch or grow your business on this entrepreneurial Master's degree.
Develop business ideas to pitch to investors during the course as you learn how business works in different countries, and graduate ready to bring ideas to the market in a global environment.
You'll explore topics including business, product development, and the process of innovation management in large companies as you prepare for your career as an entrepreneur.
Use your own business ideas to inform your studies and identify, test and market a business idea in groups. You'll develop your business knowledge and understanding and critically evaluate a company that you choose.
You'll work with students from a range of backgrounds on projects, activities and assessments, and learn from industry experts throughout the course.
By the time you graduate you'll have all of the skills and knowledge you need to run your own business.
This course is suitable for students from any academic background with an interest in business and innovation. You do not need to have studied innovation management in the past to apply.

Course highlights
  • Hear from industry professionals and guest speakers from companies including HP
  • Access industry networking opportunities
  • Network with students from a range of backgrounds
  • Hear from regular entrepreneurial guest speakers including course graduates
  • Benefit from the Entrepreneurs in Residence program
  • Access student startup and career support throughout your studies, and for up to 5 years after you graduate
Careers and opportunities
We expect you to be running your own business when you graduate from this course.
Some students already run businesses when they join us, or return to family businesses after they graduate to grow the business with their new understanding and experience.
As well as developing your entrepreneurial skills, you'll also be able to apply your skills to the workplace in fields like business and marketing.
Graduates of this course have gone on to roles in:
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product development
  • Marketing
  • PhD study

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

023 9284 2991