MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Gain the skills to understand and manage innovation in both entrepreneurial and established businesses.

You learn how new, innovative products get to market, how companies introduce innovation and how enterprises set up new ventures. There is a focus on the analysis of key issues surrounding innovation management and entrepreneurship from the perspective of firms, governments and the global economy.

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

MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2017

How to apply

Advice to applicants

Your statement of purpose should answer specific questions outlined below.  Applications will not be successful without this statement. 

  1. Please tell us your current or final average mark for the subjects studied during your degree, and if possible your position in class.
  2. Please tell us why you are interested in the MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship course at Alliance MBS and how the course will impact on your future.
  3. It is competitive to gain a place on the programme.  Please tell us what makes you stand out as an applicant compared to others.

How your application is considered

Applications cannot be processed without the following:

  • up-to-date English language score outlining individual element scores (where applicable),
  • first and second year transcript
  • two academic references (at least one will be required at the time of application)
  • statement of purpose
  • copy of passport (for non home/EU students only)

Scanned copies will be accepted at the time of application.


To defer your offer to the following year, you must contact your admission officer to get a copy of the deferral form.  You can only defer your offer for one year.


If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry. In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.
Testimonial Christian Daniel Dominguez-Agiss
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"Manchester is very entrepreneurial and Alliance MBS has a huge concentration of innovation management researchers."

Christian Daniel Dominguez Agiss, Mexico

MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Class of 2016

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