Taught course

Entrepreneurship and Management

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject with some element of qualitative (essay-based) study such as business, economics, science, engineering, IT, management and marketing, communication, education, political science, sociology or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

English language requirements: Band 6C. IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Months of entry


Course content

This masters course is specifically designed to respond to those interested in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. It examines the fundamentals of strategies and business processes, seeks to promote innovation and creativity in organisations, and develop the individual’s knowledge of entrepreneurship and enterprise development.

The course also includes a specialist module on Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship not offered by most UK business schools. Modules on entrepreneurship, innovation and management draw on established, relevant theoretical and practical approaches and are underpinned by our academics’ research. Benefit from our academics’ strong links with global companies such as Amazon, Sainsbury’s and Rolls-Royce and contacts with local entrepreneurs.

Core/Compulsory modules: Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Global Strategies for Growth; Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Innovation and Technology Transfer; Global Entrepreneurship; Dissertation.

Optional modules include: Retailing in the Digital Age; Sustainable and Responsible Innovation; Strategic Management; Consultancy Skills; Marketing in the Digital Age; International and Comparative People Management; Strategic Marketing Decisions; Decision Making in Projects.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Southampton Business School
+44 (0)23 8059 4393