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Business Enterprise Development MSc

Aston University, Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Aston University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Overview

A course like no other. Our Business Enterprise Development MSc will see you create and run your own business, develop key entrepreneurial skills and gain invaluable start-up experience in the process.

With no lectures or exams, this innovative programme focuses on developing your business competencies through authentic, practical learning experiences.

This course is offered as either a full-time or part-time course, which gives you the time and flexibility for your personal or work commitments, making it the perfect stepping stone to embark on your entrepreneurial journey.

The course concludes with a Business Project; a substantial piece of work designed to provide you with an opportunity to analyse a business problem and practically apply the knowledge and skills developed during the course.

Course outline

The Business Enterprise Development MSc enables you to unleash your entrepreneurial potential.

This course is delivered as a full-time and part-time programme, which allows you to pursue your long-term career goals whilst balancing your other commitments. It is suitable for graduates of all disciplines, as well as people with professional experience but without an undergraduate degree.

With a focus on active, task-based learning through real-life business activities, this course offers a unique learning experience. There are no lectures or exams; this programme puts application and experience at its core. You’ll develop your entrepreneurial know-how as well as crucial teamwork and leadership skills by starting and running a business as part of a group of like-minded fellow students.

Learning, teaching and assessment

With no lectures or exams, our Business Enterprise Development MSc is a unique and innovative task-based learning experience.

Our approach is to put practice and teamwork at the heart of our teaching. Instead of being fed information by a lecturer, you’ll learn by actually setting up and managing a real business. This will help to develop key entrepreneurial skills and competences. It will also provide you with invaluable experience in enterprise development, which can help you to build a successful business in the future.

Overseas opportunities

You’ll have the opportunity to visit other enterprise academies at some of our prestigious European partner institutions, which include some of the highest ranked business schools in the world.

With team academies in countries such as Italy, Spain and Finland, this is a fantastic chance to collaborate with aspiring entrepreneurs from other countries, gain a new perspective and build your international network of contacts.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 16,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    133 61%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%



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