Choose Kingston's Innovation, Management and Entrepreneurship MSc
Make good ideas your business
Managing innovation and making the most of new technologies is vital for any business to grow whether it is a start-up or however established the company or organisation is. With the Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship MSc from Kingston Business School you can realise that ambition.
The Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship MSc aims to equip you with practical knowledge on key issues surrounding innovation management and entrepreneurship.
Our strong track record of excellence in entrepreneurship has been recognised by the Higher Education Statistics Agency and for the sixth year running, Kingston University
is ranked one of the top two universities in the UK for graduate start-ups.
The course includes a University-sponsored study tour to an innovation hotspot, which could be Silicon Valley, Cambridge or another place, where you will have a unique opportunity to get hands-on experience meeting with outstanding entrepreneurs, high-growth start-ups, the innovative tech giants and investors. You also have the possibility to participate in a week-long study visit to a foreign business school where you can meet students studying a similar programme and undertake visits to local companies.
What will you study?
The course focuses on the analysis and practical application of the key issues surrounding innovation management and entrepreneurship from the perspective of firms, including lean start-up techniques, innovation management, effective entrepreneurship (soft skills), entrepreneurial finance, managing a growing business, strategy for high-growth businesses, entrepreneurial marketing and internationalisation.
Individual and group coursework, time-constrained coursework and consultancy report.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.
Innovation Management and Entrepreneurial Finance
Entrepreneurship and Growth of Innovative Businesses
Design Thinking for Start Ups
International Business Strategy
Start-up Venture Project
What this course offers you
Learn from academics with extensive industry experience.
Benefit from an international curriculum.
Participate in a week-long study visit to a foreign business school where you will meet students studying a similar programme and undertake visits to local companies.
Take part in a study trip to an innovation hot spot such as Silicon Valley, Cambridge or another place.
Assessments that reflect real business situations.
Undertake a consultancy project with a real business instead of a dissertation.
Students come from all over the world to study on Kingston's business courses, so you will finish the course with an international network of contacts.
Kingston Business School is one of only a few of the 120 UK business schools to be awarded an 'excellent' rating for its teaching quality by the Higher Education Funding Council.
Kingston upon Thames has been rated London's happiest borough and has the lowest crime rate in London, as well as fast transport links to the city centre.
Kingston Business School has joined an elite group of global institutions to be awarded the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). A hallmark of excellence in business education, the accreditation has been earned by just 5 per cent of the world's business schools.
English language requirements
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.
Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.
Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.
We welcome students from all backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. As a minimum, applicants should have:a good honours degree or equivalent; anda willingness to learn, develop and change.Most Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship MSc students are arts, humanities, technology or science graduates, who received their honours in the previous three years. Some may have limited work experience but possess specific knowledge or skills that they also bring to the course.