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MEnt Master of Enterprise

Build practical enterprise and entrepreneurship skills that focus on developing new business ideas.

Develop the knowledge and practical skills to grow your own business start-up, or apply entrepreneurial thinking to benefit an existing company. The course enables you to experience how knowledge is transferred into the marketplace as products and services.

Take advantage of the workshops, guest speaker events and competitions run by Manchester Enterprise Centre.

MEnt Master of Enterprise / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Enterprise
12 Months [Full-time] / 24 Months. [Part-Time]
Entry requirements
We normally look for a UK bachelor degree with first or upper second class honours (2:1) degree from a UK university, or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline. Professional qualifications other than a Bachelors Degree and/or relevant and appropriate experience may be taken into account for entry to the programme.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please  apply online .  Supporting documents may be provided electronically with your application, or you may provide them as hard copy documents directly to us here at the School.

An application should consist of the following documents.

  1. Online application form
  2. Project Concept Document - please request a pro forma from Manchester Enterprise Centre
  3. Certificates of all your previous degrees - these must be written in English
  4. Grade transcripts of all your previous degrees - these must be written in English. If you are currently undertaking a degree programme, an up-to-date interim transcript will be sufficient at this stage.
  5. Two academic references. Your referees must complete the  Reference Form  and send it to us with their letter of reference. Please note: If you are nominating a potential supervisor, they cannot act as a referee for you.
  6. Certificate of English language test (if applicable)

The closing date for receipt of full applications in AMBS is 31 July   each year for September entry.  We recommend that you apply early and make sure that all required documents are submitted with the application. 

If you are applying to the MEnt Programme in a School other than Alliance Manchester Business School you may need to nominate a subject supervisor and meet alternative entry requirements and entry deadlines.  We recommend that you contact  Manchester Enterprise Centre  directly to check School specific requirements. 

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MEnt Y Y N N

Programme overview

Build enterprise and entrepreneurship skills that focus on developing new business ideas. Grow your own business start-up or apply entrepreneurial thinking to benefit an existing company.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MEnt (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
    International students (per annum): £18,500
  • MEnt (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): TBA
    International students (per annum): £9,250

If you are a MEnt Master of Enterprise student registered in a school other than Alliance Manchester Business School at The University of Manchester, fees are set by your home School. We advise you to check with your School of registration for the correct tuition fee.

For the majority of projects where experimentation requires further resource: higher fee bands (where quoted) will be charged rather than the base rate for supervision, administration and computational costs. The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive and, therefore, you will not be required to pay any additional bench fees or administration costs.

All fees for entry are subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of the course for UK/EU students. Fees are typically fixed for International students for the course duration at the year of entry.

For general fees information please visit:  postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your project.


Contact details

Academic department
Alliance Manchester Business School
Contact name
Manchester Enterprise Centre
+44 (0)161 306 8487
Academic department overview
Alliance Manchester Business School was established in 1965 as one of the UK's first two business schools. Today, we are the UK's largest campus-based business and management school, and 'Original Thinking Applied' is at the heart of everything we do. Find out more .
Eve Kekeh MEnt Master of Enterprise graduate testimonial

“The MEnt Master of Enterprise degree course gave my business a great foundation. It gave me the freedom to spend time researching my business idea, talking to potential customers and getting advice from experts. The flexibility of the course meant that I could choose units that would aid in my business’ development."

Eve Kekeh, UK, Founder of Bundlee

MEnt Master of Enterprise, Class of 2017