Graduate Choices: MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at Kingston

Graduate Choices

Have you thought about doing further study? Whether you are just about to graduate, or wanting to go back into education after some time away, there are many benefits to doing postgraduate study. It makes you more likely to get a job, and can increase your potential salary too!

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MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at Kingston University London

Mode: Full-time
Duration: One year
Start date: September 2016

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.

What you need to apply for this course

We welcome students from all backgrounds, cultures and nationalities. As a minimum, applicants should have:

  • a good honours degree or equivalent; and
  • a 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.

Personal qualities: This is an intensive course so all students are expected to have a high degree of motivation, focus, maturity and commitment. You’ll need to be able to work effectively on your own and with others.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, or others like it, please get in touch with us at or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.


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