MSc Business Management (Entrepreneurship)

Postgraduate, Full-time

Business Management (Entrepreneurship) MSc



If you want to start your own business, we’ll help you develop the skills you need to get started

Overview

If you aspire to start your own business, combine your MSc Business Management with Entrepreneurship. You’ll learn how to plan new ventures and manage innovation and be equipped with the practical skills and expertise to advance your career.

This unique specialism in Entrepreneurship is a great way of combining business management skills and help you set off on your journey.

Students using mobile devices in the social spaces and library at Craiglockhart Campus

Mode of Study:

Full-time (available as Online-learning)

Duration:

1 year

Start date:

SepJan


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Course details

Our practical course is based on real issues faced by businesses today, covering topics ranging from creativity in business to global economics, strategic management and organisational change management.

You’ll gain a sound theoretical grounding in business and management theory with a focus on entrepreneurship and stimulate an enquiring, analytical approach to several subject areas. This will widen the application of your business management skills to include a range of career routes including starting your own business.

Guest speakers add value to this course, which is updated regularly to reflect current business issues.

Recent graduates, continuing students, management practitioners, business professionals, international applicants and aspiring entrepreneurs can all benefit from our MSc Business Management, which is intended to appeal to people of all ages and from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and experience.

Subjects include

  • Sustaining Organisational Performance
  • Global Economic Environment and Marketing
  • Organisational Change and Management
  • Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
  • Managing Innovation
  • New Venture Planning
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
  • calendar How you’ll be taught

    You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.

    This is a full-time course and is split up into three trimesters. You can choose to start in either January or September.

    Duration:

    • September starts: 12 months
    • January starts: 18 months with a three-month break over the summer (after the first taught trimester)

The Business School

We are a modern, global and dynamic business school home to students, staff and researchers inspired by the world around them to provide creative, sustainable solutions to economic challenges and the needs of society.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Olusegyn Akintola

“I have a strong interest in academia and wish to pursue further research opportunities. I choose this programme to see the blend between both the theoretical and practical perspectives. I have a wealth of experience in organisations like the NHS & BskyB and wanted to see the linkage and grow my knowledge and skills”.

MSc Business Management (current student)
Nigeria, previous Business Analyst in NHS

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2018/19 2019/20
Home/EU £7,000 tba
Overseas £13,000 tba


Frequently Asked Questions about Fees.

Information of Bursaries and Scholarships.

Careers

In recent years, students have come to our MSc courses with degrees from many different disciplines, and have gone on to build careers in a range of industries in the public, private and voluntary/not-for-profit sectors.