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Business and Management (Entrepreneurship)

MA

Postgraduate degree

Key facts

Award
MA Business and Management (Entrepreneurship), PG Dip Business and Management (Entrepreneurship)
School
Bath Business School
Campus or location
Newton Park
Course length
MA full-time (three trimesters - one calendar year). MA part-time (32 months). PGDip full-time (two trimesters). PGDip part-time (four trimesters).

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our postgraduate courses vary. We are generally looking for a good honours degree or equivalent. Some courses also require an interview or the submission of a portfolio of work.

Please contact our admissions team for more information: admissions@bathspa.ac.uk.

Specialise in entrepreneurship studying this Bath Business School MA.

  • Provides a solid foundation in business, combined with a named specialism in Entrepreneurship.
  • Equips you with commercial acumen, knowledge, business and professional skills necessary to succeed.
  • Prepares you to flourish in senior roles in the global business environment.

Become a business leader of the future with this career-enhancing postgraduate management qualification. This course is for individuals looking for a credible postgraduate Business and Management qualification with a specialism in entrepreneurship.

Prior work experience and a first degree in Business and Management are not essential; we explore fundamental principles of business and management with a focus on your employability.

What you'll learn

Overview

At an advanced level, you’ll study of a range of organisations and the rapidly changing environments in which they operate both nationally and internationally. You’ll also specialise by studying and researching within the field of entrepreneurship.

Expect to enhance your academic research skills and practical management skills. You’ll need these in order to manage human resources, use complex organisational systems and face the challenging issues affecting business in a rigorous, pragmatic and effective manner.

How will I be assessed?

We use a range of assessment tasks, including essays, reports, exams and presentations. You’ll work independently and as part of a team, including for assessments.

How will I be taught?

While independent study is key at Master’s level, Bath Spa University is a leading, teaching-focussed University, so we support you throughout your degree. You’ll learn through lectures, seminars, practical workshops, assessments, guided study and individual and group tutorials with your lecturers.

Opportunities

Work experience and industry links

We use simulated work experience strategies that require you to operate as if in a real-world work environment. The curriculum is enriched by links with industry. For instance, assessments may be formed around live briefs provided by local, national or international organisations, who will work collaboratively with you to develop solutions to existing business problems or needs.

While you have the option of doing a traditional postgraduate dissertation, on the MA in Business and Management you also have the option of doing a Consultancy Project for your final 60 credit module. If you choose this option, you’ll work with an existing or nascent business to undertake research related to an issue posed by the business; providing ideas, information and management advice. This complements traditional academic and research skills but gives you real world experience invaluable for your own careers development.

 

Careers team

The University’s Careers and Employability team, provide regular career and placement-specific workshops, as well as one-to-one, dedicated advice sessions, to help you source and secure formative work placement experiences throughout and after your studies at Bath Spa University.

Facilities and resources

Where the subject is taught

The majority of module workshops, seminars and tutorials are held at our Newton Park campus.

Resources

Our library offers a wide range of business materials. There is also a wealth of material available via electronic sources. These include Business Source Complete, Mintel, Newsbank and an increasing range of e-books. This online material can be accessed on and off campus enabling you to work at times that suit you.

Fees

UK and EU students full time

Course fees
2017/18 entry £6,800
2018/19 entry Published Jan 2018
2019/20 entry Published Jan 2019

UK and EU students part time

Fees shown below are for part time study over two years, although some courses may be available over longer periods.

2017/18 Entry

Course fees
Year 1 £3,400
Year 2 Published Jan 2018

2018/19 Entry

Course fees
Year 1 Published Jan 2018
Year 2 Published Jan 2019

2019/20 Entry

Course fees
Year 1 Published Jan 2019
Year 2 Published Jan 2020

International students full time

Course fees
2017/18 entry £12,500
2018/19 entry Published Jan 2018
2019/20 entry Published Jan 2019

Interested in applying?

What we look for in potential students

We’re looking for enthusiastic, intelligent, hard-working individuals who have a thirst for knowledge and skills. You’ll need to be a self-starter, and be able to work effectively individually and within teams.

Prior work experience and a Business and Management degree are not essential. However, you should be able to critically consider complex theories and apply these to real-world scenarios.

How do I apply?

Ready to apply? Click the 'apply now' button in the centre of this page.

Need more guidance? Head to our how to apply pages.

Admissions service: +44 (0)1225 876 180
Email: admissions@bathspa.ac.uk
Course leader: m.coombs@bathspa.ac.uk

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