Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (Distance Learning)

University of Portsmouth

Add to favourites

Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Portsmouth

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    September; January; May

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Innovation and entrepreneurial thinking are two of the greatest tools a professional can use. When properly harnessed and effectively used, they can lead to increased profits, accelerated growth, and more jobs within an organisation.

With the aid of this online programme, you’ll be equipped to realise your ambitions in setting up a new business and/or take your company to new levels of success. You’ll master the techniques and contemporary skills needed to establish yourself as a creative, proficient business leader.

This programme is designed to provide you with the in-depth knowledge and understanding required to become an entrepreneur, as well as effectively manage and drive innovation in an existing business.

You can expect to develop valuable expertise around opportunity recognition, product development, commercialisation, operational growth, strategic thinking, and more.

Through your studies, you’ll gain conceptual and analytical skills that can be applied to startups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and large businesses across the private and public sector.

Our academics have practical and/or academic experience in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation management, so you’ll benefit from concrete, real-world lessons that can be immediately applied to your own career.

Join the next generation of business pioneers and foster a successful career in your industry of choice.

What you’ll study
On this course, you’ll:

  • Master key innovation management and entrepreneurship frameworks to guide the development of constructive business policies and strategies
  • Understand the internal and external factors that impact innovation within an organisation, including economic, social, environmental, and technological challenges
  • Conduct detailed study into markets and customers, including the impact of market changes on a company, to better target products
  • Learn about the financing of business operations, particularly around conducting financial assessments for new products and startups

Modules

  • Entrepreneurship Theory (30 credits)
  • Innovation Management (30 credits)
  • Managing New Product Development (30 credits)
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Venturing (30 credits)
  • Research Methods and Dissertation (60 credits)

How you're assessed
All assessments for this course are based on coursework submitted online. Your performance is assessed through projects such as:

  • Oral presentations
  • Written assignments
  • A dissertation

You'll also receive formal and informal tutor feedback to help you improve future work.

Career prospects and opportunities
Our MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship will facilitate the personal, professional, and academic development you need to innovate in your existing role or while starting a new business.

Just as crucially, the practical expertise and interpersonal capabilities you can expect to gain will allow you to confidently adapt and apply your knowledge to the changes and challenges of real-world business operations.

With the additional support you can receive from our excellent Careers and Employability Service, these abilities will help make you a highly competitive hire for organisations across different industries, sectors, and regions.

Upon graduation you’ll also join our Alumni Association and get to network with accomplished professionals from across the world. As a member of this global community, you’ll be able to forge connections that can create new opportunities for your career and your place of work.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

Information not available

Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 5,200 of the university's 29,000 students come from 150 countries around the world. The Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 122 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    51st

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    33rd

    26

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!