This course is designed to produce entrepreneurs ready for the challenge of setting themselves up in their own business, taking on an entrepreneurial role in a corporation or revitalising an existing one. In addition to this, our Applied Project in collaboration with Sofra International will equip you with practical experiences.
Why study MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (in collaboration with Sofra International Restaurants) at Middlesex University?
In our world that now comprises a very real and thriving 'enterprise culture', our course takes you through the entire process of concept, development and execution of starting a business. Pursuing a new business venture is a brave prospect requiring careful sourcing of resources and logistical and strategic moves in order to bring it to life. With the entrepreneurship insights from specialist management disciplines, this MSc course will aim to make your entrepreneurial idea a reality.
We will build on your ability to make confident decisions, help you spot opportunities, adopt team working skills, apply critical attitudes towards leadership, think creatively and develop as a leader. You will complete an applied project in collaboration with Sofra International that will offer you practical experiences in the catering/hospitality arena. This will involve starting up and running your own business or undertaking work in an organisation and will highlight the highs and lows of small business management.
Strong focus on the contemporary issues concerning entrepreneurship and innovation management, enabling you to identify business opportunities and respond effectively to obstacles.
We offer practical skills training that go beyond theory to equip you with business strategy, decision making, financing, valuing and budgeting that will prove crucial to your career.
Real requirements and pitfalls of small business enterprise and management addressed through a hands-on applied project that will get your business idea up and running.
Opportunity to network and interact with other professional practitioners who draw from their own real life experiences to enhance and inform your studies.
Combination of face-to-face teaching and online resources creates a flexible method of learning, perfect for busy professionals with commitments outside the classroom.
This course will provide you with an advanced understanding of entrepreneurial management. You will gain the knowledge needed to plan and develop a business from concept through to its sustainable growth and execution. You will also develop your skills in understanding and managing the complex network of relationships with suppliers, customers and other stakeholders that companies and entrepreneurs may either create or be locked into.
The Applied Project in collaboration with Sofra International will provide professional and practical experiences. It teaches the essential components required to be successful in the catering and hospitality sector with the aim of training entrepreneurial restaurateurs par excellence. You will integrate the skills and knowledge gained on the course and relate them to a business enterprise development and entrepreneurship as part of your applied project.
You will gain knowledge and understanding through a combination of lectures, directed reading, independent study, case studies, group work, coursework, electronic and online learning methods.
Through discussion, listening to guest speakers and seminar participation you will contribute accordingly. Independent study will be encouraged as well as creative thinking and research through online resources to support your feedback.
Your knowledge and understanding is considered by a combination of individual and group coursework, presentations, time-controlled assessments, individual projects and your research project work.
What are the entry requirements for MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (in collaboration with Sofra International Restaurants)?
The MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship is designed for graduates of any discipline who wish to become entrepreneurs
Applicants should normally possess a UK Honours degree normally classified 2.2 or above or an acceptable equivalent
Exceptionally, applicants without a first degree might be considered based on professional or other qualifications.
UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.
Academic credit for previous study or experience
If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.
International entry requirements
We accept the equivalent of the above qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification. To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit the relevant Support in your country page.
If you are unsure about the suitability of your qualifications or would like help with your application, please contact your nearest Regional office for support.
Visas and immigration
You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our Visas and immigration page for further information.
English language requirements for international students
You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components). We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications.
What are the career options with a MSc / PG Dip / PG Cert Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship (in conjunction with Sofra Restaurants)?
Our links with Sofra International mean the theories, learned practically during class time, are applied to current business situations through case studies, company visits, mini projects and assignments on this course. You will graduate with a sound knowledge of how the commercial world works giving you a strong advantage when seeking employment after the course expires.
As 81% of employers value employability skills over type or class of degree, it’s essential you develop these while studying and utilise our Employability Service on campus. We provide one to one support with job hunting, CVs, covering letters and interview techniques. We offer part-time, internships and graduate roles plus webinars, workshops and events and a support service to those wishing to start their own business.