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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Learn how to set up and run your own business, whether a commercial or social enterprise.
  • Develop your entrepreneurial mindset and capabilities.
  • Create a solid business proposal based on your own customer research and assessment of financing your new venture.
  • Learn how to develop your own networks for your new business idea with support from a dedicated mentor and the academic team.
  • Gain support with your application for the Start-up Visa (international students)

Entrepreneurship is about creating new ideas, new products and services and entering new markets. At the end of this course you will be ready to implement your new business idea and take you to the next stage of your entrepreneurial journey.

How you learn

First you develop your entrepreneurial capabilities, recognising your creative potential and resourcefulness in order to translate ideas into actions. Next you study key business concepts such as accessing finance, creating a marketing plan and undertaking customer research.

Finally, you undertake an applied research project focusing on your own business idea, helped by a Sheffield Hallam coach and a mentor from an external organisation.

You learn through

  • interactive workshops
  • masterclasses
  • guest lectures
  • industry visits
  • integrated simulations
  • real life projects
  • problem-solving
  • applied case studies
  • self-study
  • start-up workshops
  • one-to-one appointments with business advisers

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career

  • running your own business venture
  • working in organisations with an entrepreneurial and innovative culture
  • International graduates who have a genuine and credible business idea have the opportunity to apply for the Start-up Visa to establish their business in the UK. Support is available on campus to help you through this process.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,070per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 50%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%



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