The Master of Enterprise is offered as a joint venture with the Manchester Enterprise Centre (MEC) and has been designed to appeal to those students who have a desire to participate actively in the business of exploiting their scientific skills and knowledge, whilst practising as professional scientists.
The Master of Enterprise (MEnt) is a research degree programme designed for students from any subject background looking to develop new business ideas. It is also ideal for those with a research interest in enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Prior knowledge or study of business is not necessary as the programme aims to enhance your subject expertise within a commercial context. Each year students on the programme come from a wide range of academic backgrounds such as materials, engineering, computer science, life sciences and arts, histories and cultures.
You will learn key enterprise skills such as opportunity recognition, idea generation and the ability to transform ideas into tangible business proposals. You will also gain essential knowledge and awareness in areas such as finance, risk management and market research.
The two taught enterprise units are complimented by two other taught units from your academic area of interest. These can be selected from any of the University’s postgraduate programmes and will enable you to enhance your subject knowledge a commercial context.
Year-long enterprise research project
Your project will develop your competences in knowledge transfer and will combine enterprise, entrepreneurship and innovation research from a commercial perspective.
The project must have a potential commercial application and can be based on your own proposal for a start-up business, or it can be undertaken on behalf of an external organisation. We can source suitable projects for you if required.
A minimum upper second class honours (2:1) degree from a UK university, or an overseas equivalent, in any discipline.The minimum English language score required is IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570 (paper-based) / 90 (internet-based).These requirements may vary depending on the school within which you choose to study your subject units.Prior study of business is not required.
Recipient: University of Manchester
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