Unlock a whole new way of thinking

Blurring the lines between traditional business disciplines, our online entrepreneurship course helps you to see business as one interconnected whole. This big picture approach will empower you to reflect upon challenges in new and innovative ways, beyond established, siloed thinking.

Inspired by insights from Bath’s real-world business connections, this course is designed to help you develop a pioneering mindset. Start with an endless curiosity and a passion for change, and you’ll leave with the skills and confidence to make your innovative ideas a reality.

Whether you’re a business person coming to this course with or without a management qualification, you’ll gain a strong international network and the ability to innovate and execute decisions in your organisation.

'Entrepreneurship is at the core here, and business is covered in a holistic way. The course integrates the basics of business and management around a systemic enterprise with an emphasis on entrepreneurship.'
Professor Dimo Dimov, University of Bath

With the space to experiment and collaborate with students from around the world, our Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation online MSc will nurture your skills, helping you to expand a family business, start a new enterprise or drive change from within your current company.

Furthermore, studying online means you can master these abilities without interrupting your current career and lifestyle commitments.

Quick course facts

Choose Bath online

Taught by lecturers at the EQUIS-accredited Bath School of Management, the course offers immediate access to cutting-edge research and industry thinking. According to The Economist Which MBA? 2019, the School's MSc Management course was ranked second in the UK.

As well as drawing inspiration from our lecturers, you’ll be motivated by guest speakers and unique entrepreneurial case studies from Bath’s real-world business connections. It’s these global connections that keep the content contemporary and career-relevant. For students like you, these elements are key to helping you make your entrepreneurial ideas a reality.

The University of Bath has a strong tradition of engaging with practice. Entrepreneurship and innovation represent some of its core values and it has some of world’s leading academics in these areas. You will become part of a vibrant community.

Professor Dimo Dimov

Career impact

Completing the course won't be the end – it will be the start of something bigger. After graduation you’ll be fully equipped to take your entrepreneurial career to the next level. Whether you’re driving change from within a current management role, spearheading a new business venture or building your family business, this course will equip you with the knowledge you need to compete with the best in this dynamic arena.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the principles of innovation management
  • Navigate the entrepreneurial journey from idea to venture
  • Explore unique business models and action your ideas
  • Think creatively about contemporary business issues
  • Develop the art of pitching winning propositions
  • Unlock the power of persuasion to garner support for ideas
  • Integrate data to inform your business decisions
  • Evaluate risk and adapt to challenging environments and situations

This MSc degree will challenge the way you think; you will learn to be more creative, practical and critical in your approach.

Prawpun Kasemthongsri

Why choose online?

Our active learning environment will keep you connected to the curriculum all the way through to graduation.

  • Engaging video content and real-life case studies
  • Interaction and networking with students and lecturers
  • Digital resources to support your studies and develop your career

University of Bath
Online learning


Designed exclusively for online study,
the University of Bath’s Virtual Learning Environment…
takes the learning experience further.

1: Find everything you need quickly and easily

2: Prep your workload and set your weekly agenda
Unit calendar
Upcoming events
Calendar of deadlines

3: Study in bite-sized blocks at a time and place that suits you

4: Tap into a wealth of all-inclusive e-resources

5: Experience academic content in a variety of engaging ways

6: Connect with specialist support when you need it

7: Bring learning to life with video and real-world case studies

8: Enhance your studies with hands-on interactive assignments

9: Collaborate and network with peers and tutors

10: Build your own portfolio and share your best work

Take what you’ve learned and apply it in the real world

Time to further your career? Request information and apply now.

Explore the curriculum

With a uniquely integrated approach that connects traditional business areas, the units are designed to work together as one complete entity – like a real business. This will help you to think differently, enabling you to perfect your entrepreneurial and management skills.

For starters, you’ll gain a holistic understanding of the fundamentals of entrepreneurship to help you spot and act on opportunities in the real world. Other courses cover a broad range of valuable topics from entrepreneurial finance and funding through to innovation within your organisation via the entrepreneurship, innovation and organisations unit.

The course will finish with a master’s project. You will develop a unique business idea into a viable business model.

Entry requirements


  • Typically you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent
  • If you do not have a first degree in a business-related subject, you will need practical work experience to support your learning

International students

  • If your first language is not English you will need IELTS with a grade of at least 7.0 overall and no less than 6.5 in any of the four parts (listening, reading, writing and speaking). If you completed your degree in the UK within the last 2 years prior to the start of the course, you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Dr Stoyan Stoyanov

Dr Stoyan Stoyanov

Dr Stoyanov, faculty lead for the online MSc at the Bath School of Management at Bath, gained his PhD degree in Strategy and International Business from the University of Edinburgh. He has experience in entrepreneurship education, online learning technologies, data analysis, consulting, lecturing, and academic research writing. Some of his ongoing research considers ‘Identity, adaptation and network embeddedness among migrant entrepreneurs’.

Explore your options with the University of Bath. If you are interested in studying the equivalent on-campus MSc, you can find out more by visiting our full-time Entrepreneurship and Management MSc course page.

  1. Rankings based on undergraduate data
  2. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jsbm.12367