Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management
Gain the skills to create, deliver and capture value from innovation.
Disrupt and innovate in your chosen field
Embark on your journey as an innovator at a world-leading university
Gain the skills to create, deliver and capture value from innovation
In the current global economic environment there is a pressing need for students to learn how to manage in dynamic, uncertain and entrepreneurial environments. The MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship Management equips you with the skills to meet this need.
Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or have intrapreneurial ambitions, this programme will prepare you for an exciting career as an innovator.
You will build your toolkit in the three key areas of innovation, entrepreneurship and management, teaching you how to manage successful outcomes to create, deliver and capture value from innovation.
Innovation happens from collaboration, so this programme will help you get involved with Imperial's dynamic and inspiring culture. The Imperial Enterprise Lab provides opportunities, networks and experiences for the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.
If you are ready to launch your startup, become an angel investor or innovate from within a global organisation, MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Management will set you up for your next step.
This page is updated regularly to reflect the latest version of the curriculum. However, this information is subject to change.
Find out more about potential course changes.
Please note: it may not always be possible to take specific combinations of modules due to timetabling conflicts. For confirmation, please check with the relevant department.
These modules will be available to students who have accepted an offer of admission from July onwards, and are designed to give you a basic knowledge of areas which will be covered by the programme throughout the academic year.
The core modules, which you will study across the year, are organised into Foundation Modules and Specialist Modules, as well as including your Personal Innovation Development journey.
- Accounting and Corporate Reporting Analysis
- Marketing for Entrepreneurship
- Managerial Economics
- Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
- Strategic Management
- Entrepreneurship Compulsory
- Technology and Innovation Management
- Business Models and Intellectual Property
- Design Thinking for Innovation
- Venture Capital and Growth Finance
- Personal Innovation Development
Electives are your opportunity to truly shape the programme to your own ambitions. You will choose one elective from the list below, giving you the opportunity to advance your knowledge and expertise across the areas that will benefit your career.
- Consumer Behaviour
- Digital Marketing
- Family Business
- Global Immersion
- Leading Social Innovation
- Management, Strategy and Innovation in Fintech
- Project Management
- Wicked Problems, Systems Dynamics, and Entrepreneurial Innovation
The Business Applications in the summer will provide you with valuable practical experience and hands-on application in real industry and entrepreneurial situations.
You can choose between undertaking a Work Placement, a Business Startup or a Consulting Project. The Individual Research Report is the primary choice for students who have a firm offer to study on a doctoral programme or are in the process of applying to a doctoral programme, in lieu of the Startup Project, Work Placement or Consulting Project.
- Work Placement
- Business Startup
- Consulting Project
- Individual Research Report
We are among a handful of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation:
- Association of MBAs (AMBA)
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
We have also been recognised for our work in tackling gender inequality in higher education with a Bronze Athena SWAN award.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching and learning methods
Presentations and seminars
Virtual learning environment
Practical classes and fieldwork
Work placement opportunity
Multiple choice tests
We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.
How to apply
If you are applying to the Business School, you may be considered for one course per admissions cycle.
Visit our Admissions website for details on the application process.
If you are applying for a taught Master’s course, you will need to pay an application fee before submitting your application.
The fee applies per application and not per course:
- £100 for all MSc applications to Imperial College Business School
- £150 for MBA applications to Imperial College Business School
There is no application fee for MRes courses, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas or research courses, such as PhDs and EngDs.
If you are facing financial hardship and are unable to pay the application fee, we encourage you to apply for our application fee waiver.
Find out more about the application fee and waiver
An ATAS certificate is not required for students applying for this course.
If you're a UK national, or EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Master’s Loan from the UK government, if you meet certain criteria.
The government has not yet published the loan amount for students starting courses in Autumn 2024. As a guide, the maximum value of the loan was £12,167 for courses starting on or after 1 August 2023.
The loan is not means-tested and you can choose whether to put it towards your tuition fees or living costs.
Your future career
Prepare for a rewarding career as an innovator with this programme, whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a business owner.
Manage successful outcomes from innovation by understanding the three key areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, and management.
With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.
Energy, consulting, and technology are just some of your options.
Other potential career paths include FMCG and media.
Terms and conditions
There are some important pieces of information you should be aware of when applying to Imperial. These include key information about your tuition fees, funding, visas, accommodation and more.
You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.Programme specifications