Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

This course is designed for individuals who wish to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, whether that be starting a new organisation or developing entrepreneurial and innovative projects within existing organisations. You will be equipped with specialist and in-depth understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation together with practical skills, enhancing your employability. The course draws upon the highest level of theory and practice in this field and builds on the extensive research and teaching expertise of academics within the School of Management. The content of this course is continually updated to reflect contemporary issues and areas of interest, such as family business management, entrepreneurship and consultancy, and social entrepreneurship.

On graduating you will have a critical understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation research, an appreciation of the impact of entrepreneurship and innovation and the processes and practices at every level. You will look at venture creation, innovation, consultancy, financial planning, entrepreneurial marketing, social entrepreneurship and family business management. Our course is enriched with the knowledge and expertise shared by our visiting speakers which include entrepreneurs running successful and in many cases, highly innovative business.

On graduating with a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship from Royal Holloway you will be highly employable and have a variety of career paths available, including: product development/research, business planning, growth and operations/strategic management in existing businesses, creating new businesses, providing business support and advice or specialising in entrepreneurship policy, research and education. You will also have a solid foundation to continue PhD studies.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,300 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £18,500 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,300 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have 2:2 Honour degrees. Relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area will be considered. This course is appropriate for: students from a management background or from other disciplines ? the arts and social sciences (e.g. psychology, sociology and economics), as well as science and engineering; mature students with a good first degree and work experience; those who have studied alternative disciplines to management or business should take the ?Foundations of Modern Management? unit during Induction Week to obtain the background knowledge required for this course.
  • International entry requirements: Students will require: IELTS: 6.5 overall. No subscore lower than 6.0; Pearson Test of English: 61 overall (Writing 61). No other subscore lower than 54; Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE): ISE III; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) grade C.