Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Practice MSc - 2018 Entry

Entry Year
2018

Duration
Full time 12 Month(s)

Course Overview

This programme provides you with the strong interdisciplinary grounding and key practical skills needed to empower you to become an effective entrepreneur and innovator.

It combines cutting-edge theory with applied practical experience, including entrepreneur mentoring and shadowing, business plan competitions, global case study competitions, inspiring masterclasses and a variety of entrepreneurial challenges. The programme offers access to broad business networks thanks to the Entrepreneurs in Residence programme and close collaborations with the Lancaster University Enterprise Centre.

Due to our academic excellence and emphasis on practice, this is the perfect programme if you have the potential to succeed in starting a new business, becoming an ‘intrapreneur’ and innovator, leading a family business to the next level, or, more broadly, becoming an agent of innovation and change.

The programme is designed for both business graduates and graduates from other disciplines. Work experience is desirable.

  • Course Overview

    Course Overview

    This programme provides you with the strong interdisciplinary grounding and key practical skills needed to empower you to become an effective entrepreneur and innovator.

    It combines cutting-edge theory with applied practical experience, including entrepreneur mentoring and shadowing, business plan competitions, global case study competitions, inspiring masterclasses and a variety of entrepreneurial challenges. The programme offers access to broad business networks thanks to the Entrepreneurs in Residence programme and close collaborations with the Lancaster University Enterprise Centre.

    Due to our academic excellence and emphasis on practice, this is the perfect programme if you have the potential to succeed in starting a new business, becoming an ‘intrapreneur’ and innovator, leading a family business to the next level, or, more broadly, becoming an agent of innovation and change.

    The programme is designed for both business graduates and graduates from other disciplines. Work experience is desirable.

  • Entry Requirements

    Key Information

    Duration: 12 months full-time.

    Designed for: Graduates  interested in starting their own business, work as an intrepreneur and innovator in an existing company, take over a family business or work in  entrepreneurship and innovation-related fields (e.g. consulting or public support programmes)

    Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in any subject.
    If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications at International Qualifications:

    Additional requirements: Work experience is not required, but it is helpful to mention any relevant experience in your application.

    English language: IELTS: Overall score of at least 7.0, with no individual element below 6.0
    We consider tests from other providers, which can be found at English language requirements

    If your score is below our requirements we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes:

    10 week- Overall score of at least 6.0, with no individual element below 5.5
    For details of eligibility see: Pre sessional programmes

    4 week- Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 6.0
    Further information is available at English for Academic Purposes

    Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.

    Further information about the programme: Please see our website

       
  • Course Structure

    Course Structure

    You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

      Core

    Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.

  • Fees

    Fees

    Fees

    Full Time (per year) Part Time (per year)
    UK/EU £11,500 n/a
    Overseas £18,000 n/a

    The University will not increase the Tuition Fee you are charged during the course of an academic year.

    If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year. The way in which continuing students' fee rates are determined varies according to an individual's 'fee status' as set out on our fees webpages.

    What are tuition fees for?

    Studying at a UK University means that you need to pay an annual fee for your tuition, which covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

    The fee that you will be charged depends on whether you are considered to be a UK, EU or overseas student. Visiting students will be charged a pro-rata fee for periods of study less than a year.

    Our annual tuition fee is set for a 12 month session, which usually runs from October to September the following year.

    How does Lancaster set overseas tuition fees?

    Overseas fees, alongside all other sources of income, allow the University to maintain its abilities across the range of activities and services. Each year the University's Finance Committee consider recommendations for increases to fees proposed for all categories of student and this takes into account a range of factors including projected cost inflation for the University, comparisons against other high-quality institutions and external financial factors such as projected exchange rate movements.

    What support is available towards tuition fees?

    Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.

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