Apply your entrepreneurial spirit

With business start-ups in the UK up 9% in 2016–2017,1 the passion for innovation is as keen as ever. However, it takes a certain skill to bring these big ideas into fruition.

By creating a space to experiment and collaborate with your peers, our Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation online MSc will nurture your skills and confidence, helping you lead new company initiatives or start your own business.

'There aren't many MSc business management courses with "entrepreneurship" in the title. It’s all about giving students an entrepreneurial mindset through the core units. And helping them to bring new ideas to fruition.'
Professor Ammon Salter University of Bath

A key aspect of this MSc involves driving innovation. The course is designed to help you develop a pioneering mindset. Ultimately, this will give you the knowledge and confidence to be an entrepreneur, leading innovative thinking and executing decisions within your organisation.

Whether you already have a business qualification or not, this course will give you the ability to learn and progress 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? 2017, the School's MSc Management course was ranked third in the UK.

As well as drawing inspiration from our lecturers, you'll be motivated by guest speakers and case studies from a number of major businesses. It's our connections with international business that keeps 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


Completing the course won't be the end – it will be the start of something bigger. After graduation you will be ready for a variety of entrepreneurial careers and management roles. Whether you're driven to create and grow a business or deliver a positive impact by spearheading innovation, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to compete for the best jobs in this dynamic arena.


  • 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


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


Inspired by the latest research and insights from international business, the course units are designed to help you hone your entrepreneurial skills.

You will gain a holistic understanding of the fundamentals of entrepreneurship to help you spot and act on opportunities in the real world. Other units 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 produce a unique piece of research using techniques learned throughout your studies.



  • 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, you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Professor Dimo Dimov

Professor Dimo Dimov

Faculty lead for the online MSc at the Bath School of Management, Professor Dimov is committed to research enabling, accelerating and funding the entrepreneurial journey. He is particularly interested in how potential entrepreneurs and investors think, act and interact in the face of uncertainty and how these interactions give rise to exciting new phenomena.

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  2. Rankings based on undergraduate data