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MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Full-time Master's
Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Warwick's MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship combines industry leading approaches in venture design, with the skills needed to launch and grow innovative, digitally enabled and technology-driven businesses

Start date:
30 September 2024

12 months, full time

Application deadline: 2 August 2024

Master of Science (MSc)

Highlights and benefits

  • Ranked 22nd globally (1st in the UK) in the Eduniversal Best Masters 2024 ranking for 'Entrepreneurship' courses.

  • A practical programme designed to provide the tools and techniques to generate a new business, develop your entrepreneurial mindset and understand how innovation can be used to benefit business.

  • Benefit from the rich, entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Warwick and wider region; including the Warwick Innovation District which is based on campus.
  • Guest speakers who run successful and innovative enterprises contribute to the learning, so that you can gain real-world insight into entrepreneurship and innovation.
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Whether you aspire to launch your own start-up or want to drive change within an established company, this programme is designed for you. The MSc in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme has been refreshed for 2024 entry, to provide a unique learning experience. The course will be led by WMG and taught in partnership with Warwick Business School (WBS), to bring together the best expertise in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship.

This Master’s course is for future entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, and change-makers looking to seize new opportunities. It is ideal for those with an entrepreneurial spirit, eager to create new value with solutions to commercial and even societal problems. It will also open up a range of alternative career pathways, from corporate venturing and business start-up to social innovation.

The programme is practical, with an emphasis on learning inside and outside the classroom. You'll dive into ideation, creative problem-solving, disruptive innovation, and even use cutting-edge prototyping technologies to design new products. Additionally, you'll explore the world of digital start-ups and learn about innovation-led corporate venturing.

At Warwick, we offer a world-class learning environment for innovators and entrepreneurs, with academic excellence and real-world relevance embedded into the programme. Our start-up simulations and experiential learning style provide experience in launching digital ventures, and you'll gain valuable skills in 3D printing, digital content creation, and effective communication. You'll also have numerous opportunities to pitch your ideas, take part in contests, and explore start-up ecosystems.

The faculty and associates at WMG and WBS bring decades of industry and start-up experience to the programme. You'll learn from the best, acquiring the essential skills and knowledge to become an expert in the world of entrepreneurship and innovative thinking. What’s more, you'll build a strong network of contacts to support you in your entrepreneurial journey after you complete the course, preparing for your future business ventures.

Meet the Course Director: Dr Ali Ahmad

Ali is an Associate Professor at Warwick with research interests in technology and business incubation, intellectual property commercialisation strategies, social entrepreneurship, innovation in hi-tech firms, entrepreneurship in developing economies, and digital entrepreneurial eco-systems. He has over 10 years of experience in teaching and scholarship in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation and continues to publish regularly.

Scholarships and Bursaries

WMG will be awarding over £1million in scholarships and bursaries to students commencing study on any of our full-time MSc programmes beginning in September 2024.

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