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  • Postgraduate taught
  • MSc

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

Course key facts

  • Qualification

    • MSc

  • Duration

    1 year

  • Start date

    September 2024

  • Study mode


  • Fees

    • £39,000
      Extended placement: £40,500 Home

    • £39,000
      Extended placement: £40,500 Overseas

  • Delivered by

  • Location

    • South Kensington

Minimum entry standard

  • First or 2:1 in any discipline

View full entry requirements

Course overview

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.

You also have the option to complete a four-six month work placement (internship) as part of your programme, extending the programme to 16 months and graduating with 120 ECTS. Please note that additional tuition fees apply.


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
  • Extended work placement

If you wish to take a longer (four-six month) internship as part of your programme, you can take an extended work placement with the approval of the Academic Director. This is particularly relevant for (but not exclusive to) internships in France, Germany, and other European countries that require students to have student status for the duration of their internships. Please note that additional tuition fees apply.

Professional accreditation

We are among a handful of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation:

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

  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Equipment/technique demonstrations
  • Presentations and seminars
  • A group of people interacting
    Group work
  • Person at lectern giving speech
  • Blackboard virtual learning environment
    Virtual learning environment
  • Recorded lectures available online
    Lecture recordings
  • People collaborating and completing practical work.
    Practical classes and fieldwork
  • Work placement opportunity
  • Workshops

Assessment methods

  • Case studies
  • Person completing coursework
    Continuous assessments
  • Essays
  • Formal presentations
  • Multiple choice tests
  • Person participating in classroom discussion.
  • Papers from a written report
  • A person completing a written exam
    Written exams

Entry requirements

We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.

How to apply

Apply online

If you are applying to the Business School, you may be considered for one course per admissions cycle.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee

2024 entry

£39,000 12 months

Extended work placement option

2024 entry

£40,500 16 months

How will studying at Imperial help my career?

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Prepare for a rewarding career as an innovator with this programme, whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a business owner.

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Manage successful outcomes from innovation by understanding the three key areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, and management.

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With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.

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Energy, consulting, and technology are just some of your options.

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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.

Read our terms and conditions

You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.

Programme specifications