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MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

With a strong focus on the practical application of theory, this programme equips able business and non-business graduates with the knowledge and skills they will need to be more innovative and enterprising in their future careers.

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About The Course

An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to think ‘out-of-the-box’ are highly prized by employers and investors alike. Whether you want to develop a new business or re-energise an existing business through innovation and entrepreneurship, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to shape a successful and rewarding future career. You will learn how to identify and assess opportunities, acquire key resources, and simultaneously manage organisational operations, transition and growth.

We offer the ideal environment for aspiring entrepreneurs, emphasising theoretical rigour and practical experience. You will benefit from academic excellence, broad business networks and cutting-edge models delivered by leading professors. Our innovative modules include design thinking, leadership, and entrepreneurial lab modules, some of which are often presented as workshops.

There is a real opportunity to develop a new business idea with support from our enterprise centre and mentoring and advice from our 50+ Entrepreneurs In Residence.

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Course Content

Discover the topics you will study on the MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

The programme begins with an induction week during which you learn more about the various elements of the programme and the facilities available within the School and University. You also take part in teamwork exercises and other academic and social activities designed to help you get to know one another before the formal part of the programme. In the first term, you take the following modules:

During your second term from January to March, you will take the modules as below.

From May to July you work solely on your Masters dissertation, with support from your dissertation supervisor. You will submit it at the start of September, at the end of your Masters programme.


The Careers Team at LUMS helps you shape your career plans and supports your job-hunting process in a variety of ways, including personalised one-to-one support and interactive workshops on areas such as career strategies, writing CVs and applications, interview skills, psychometric testing, what to expect at assessment centres, and online networking strategies.

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Our programme-specific scholarships are aimed at high-achieving students with a strong academic or personal profile. We'll automatically consider you for these scholarships when you apply and if you are shortlisted we'll be in touch with the next steps, so it's best to apply as soon as possible. We also offer LUMS Alumni scholarships - visit our Scholarships and Funding page to find out more.

Scholarships and Funding

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