12 months full time
Fees per academic year 2014-15
UK and EU: full time £8,500
International: full time £15,740
More information is available about tuition fees and discounts.
This MSc is designed to meet the needs of knowledge-based, entrepreneurial and innovation-driven economies. It examines the strategies, policies and business processes that promote innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in organisations as wide ranging as e-business start-ups and large corporations.
The programme is suitable for students from either a science or arts background.
Through the programme you will:
• identify the fundamental features of enterprise development and entrepreneurship, including leadership requirements for developing new enterprises and leading organisational transformations
• develop your capability to understand and analyse the strategies and business processes that promote innovation and creativity within organisations
• develop the knowledge, skills and attributes required for assuming strategic responsibilities in private and public sector organisations and for leading organisational transformation through innovation
• develop an advanced appreciation of developments in intellectual property rights and their management within a strategic framework
The programme benefits from strong ties to the University’s Culture Lab and Careers Service (both of which support entrepreneurial activity), as well as strong links with industry, experienced entrepreneurs and the opportunity to take part in ‘live’ projects.
Exceptional students who wish to continue their studies beyond Master’s level and/or develop academic careers in this field will find a range of specialist supervisory support available to them through Newcastle University's Centre for Knowledge, Innovation, Technology and Enterprise.
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, or a Postgraduate/Higher Degree. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-sections), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based with a minimum of: 21 in listening; 22 in reading; and 24 in writing and speaking), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
UK/EU students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
Visit our postgraduate application site.
There is no closing date for this programme. However, international students applying for September 2014 entry should apply by Friday 11 July 2014 to ensure that they have time to put appropriate arrangements in place.
Please note: As a formal condition of the offer to study at Newcastle University, students from outside the UK/EU are required to pay a deposit of £1,500 or submit an official letter of sponsorship for their chosen programme. The deposit payment is non refundable, but will be deducted from tuition fees upon registration.
Undoubtedly,Newcastle is one of UK's best universities. The Careers Service conducts several workshops on how to write CVs, job opportunities, applications and interviews. The library is one of its kind. The labs are first class.