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Interested in turning your idea into a business, scaling up the start-up you've already launched, or increasing your corporate career success by developing an entrepreneurial mindset through experiential learning?

Join our transformative, practice-based Entrepreneurship MSc course that will allow you to explore opportunities that can really make a difference. We provide you with the knowledge and experiential learning opportunities needed to develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skills and deepen your entrepreneurial practice. 

This course will suit those interested in interdisciplinary thinking and will prepare you to find new ways of working to achieve success, whether this be on an individual basis or as part of an organisation. 

Integrated with the local business community, this course includes regular contact with business mentors, entrepreneurs, professional support agencies and networking organisations. All of which allows you to build connections and learn from others and may help you find support and potential investments for future ventures.

** SUBJECT TO VALIDATION **

Interested in turning your idea into a business, scaling up the start-up you've already launched, or increasing your corporate career success by developing an entrepreneurial mindset through experiential learning?

Join our transformative, practice-based Entrepreneurship MSc course that will allow you to explore opportunities that can really make a difference. We provide you with the knowledge and experiential learning opportunities needed to develop your entrepreneurial mindset and skills and deepen your entrepreneurial practice. 

This course will suit those interested in interdisciplinary thinking and will prepare you to find new ways of working to achieve success, whether this be on an individual basis or as part of an organisation. 

Integrated with the local business community, this course includes regular contact with business mentors, entrepreneurs, professional support agencies and networking organisations. All of which allows you to build connections and learn from others and may help you find support and potential investments for future ventures.

Course Information

Level of Study
Postgraduate

Mode of Study
1 year Full Time
1 other options available

Department
Newcastle Business School

Location
Law and NBS Building, City Campus East

City
Newcastle

Start
September 2019

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You will be part of a diverse but like-minded cohort of students working collaboratively through practice, learning from each other as well as from Newcastle Business School’s internationally renowned staff and a range of external business partners. You will be practically applying everything you learnt and supported by our expert staff and external business mentors.

You will study a number of core modules:

Introduction to Entrepreneurship – theories, frameworks and models of entrepreneurship. The role of economic and political context.

Business Fundamentals – the basics of new venture development, understanding how businesses are organised and managed.

Entrepreneurial Mindset, Leadership and Building Teams – the development of your mindset to continuously discover and evaluate opportunities, act and exploit those opportunities while creating value and inspiring others to work with you. Reflect, learn and lead in conditions of uncertainty.

Creativity and Innovation – creative and design thinking, developing innovative products and/or services, practical application of creative ideas to drive innovative results and foster a culture of innovation.

Finance, Governance, Risk and Failure – the essential finance, governance and risk aspects of a business. Accessing growth funding. Venture success and failure.

Developing An Entrepreneurial Network – a dynamic module of active networking and engagement with local start-up and business community, accessing regional networking events and accelerator programmes and hosting guest speakers.

You can tailor your final work-based project or dissertation to meet your personal and professional interests and ambitions, undertaking research to maximise your chances of launching or growing a successful new venture.

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The primary mode of learning on this course is through active student engagement and participation in real world start-up and business situations as this is essential for developing an entrepreneurial mindset.

You will be supported by our experienced staff, all of whom have worked in business as well as academia. Your modules will be delivered via a range of methods including seminars, workshops and action learning sets. There is, however, a minimal formal classroom teaching and lecturing on this programme and you will be expected to actively self-initiate learning opportunities to a significant extent.

All modules on this programme are supported by professors and research-active academics who are at the forefront of their subject areas. Teaching and learning is backed up by a well-designed support system in order to ensure a successful learning journey and the development of the necessary academic study skills. Extensive feedback, from both tutors and peers is built into the course. Whatever your background, we will help you take the more critical, deeper and research-informed approach that is needed for a Masters degree at a UK university.

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Newcastle Business School provides first-class teaching in a world-class environment. From social spaces and hub areas to lecture theatres and exhibition spaces, our facilities are exceptional. The 24/7 University Library achieves some of the highest levels of student satisfaction in the UK and has held the Cabinet Office accreditation for Customer Service Excellence since 2010.

The University has also invested heavily in IT labs and facilities. Business software includes ARIS Express Business Process Modelling, various SAS applications, Microsoft Project, specialist decision-making software, and Google Analytics.

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is embedded throughout the course. We use tools such as the ‘Blackboard’ eLearning Portal, lecture capture software to allow for catch-up streaming, and electronic reading lists that will guide your preparation for seminars and independent research.

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Our staff are actively pushing at the frontiers of knowledge and generating new concepts and insights. Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies have been assessed as internationally excellent or world leading. 

Throughout your course, you will be an active participant in the on-going research agenda that is at the heart of Newcastle Business School. With conferences and research events regularly taking place, and with staff discussing their own research as it relates to the topics you’ll study, there’s a strong emphasis on engaging in up-to-date enquiry-based learning.

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On completion of the MSc Entrepreneurship, you will have the skills, knowledge and experience to start or scale up your own business, or to apply dynamic entrepreneurial thinking within an existing organisation.

You will have built an invaluable network of connections, and may have the opportunity to progress to the University’s business incubator space to further develop your business after graduation.

Student and Graduate Enterprise

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Entry Requirements 2019/20

Standard Entry

Applicants should normally have:

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline, or substantial experience of working in a business organisation. Applicants should include their reasons for applying to this course in their personal statement.

International qualifications:

If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry
 
English Language requirements: 
 
International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS.  You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Fees and Funding 2019/20 Entry

Full UK Fee: £9,000

Full EU Fee: £9,000

Full International Fee: £15,000

ADDITIONAL COSTS

There are no Additional Costs

FUNDING INFORMATION

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