Taught course

Entrepreneurship (Financing)

University of Reading · Henley Business School

Entry requirements

Normally a good first or second class UK honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK), though professional experience will be taken into account. Evidence of entrepreneurial experience will be of particular value. See website for more details.

Months of entry


Course content

Ranked in the top 1% globally, the triple-accredited Henley Business School is the ideal destination if you want to study business and management at postgraduate level. You’ll learn from internationally renowned academic experts and thought leaders who have relevant experience in international business, marketing, entrepreneurship, human resource management and accounting.

You’ll also benefit from our close connections with international organisations and senior industry leaders, as well as our involvement in high-profile academic conferences such as UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development). All of our programmes take a practical, research-led approach to business and management. Our interactive teaching methods will enable you to evaluate and discuss complex topics, giving you an unrivalled insight into the challenges facing organisations in an international context, with a particular emphasis on governance and ethical dilemmas.

We are committed to attracting only the strongest applicants, and to developing outstanding professionals and business leaders. You can be certain that our staff will work hard to bring out the very best in you, to develop a range of transferable business skills and technical knowledge that will enable you to achieve your career goals and aspirations.

  • Develop into an entrepreneurial individual
  • Build your knowledge of start-up and entrepreneurial organisations
  • Teaching methods include entrepreneurship and business scenarios and distinguished visiting speakers
  • Includes The Entrepreneurship Project; a rich learning experience working with start-up entrepreneurs, in a collaborative consultancy situation
  • Provides access to our network of entrepreneurs and investors in entrepreneurs

Career and personal development planning is integral to our master’s programmes. Our team of supportive professionals give you the fundamental tools needed to achieve your career aspirations. You will enhance your prospects in a range of careers related to your first degree discipline or in a general business management role.

Depending on the programme, you will also be suitably equipped for specialist roles in accounting, finance, international business and entrepreneurship. Employers include large corporations, multinational enterprises and government agencies.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Professor Peter Miskell