MSc in Entrepreneurship

New Venture Creation

Are you interested in developing entrepreneurial competencies and starting your own business? If so, you should consider this programme. The learning in the programme is based on real life experience, use of mentors and an action-oriented approach, which gives you a solid ground for your future career.

The programme is divided into two tracks: (1) New Venture Creation, which focuses on the creation of new independent ventures, and (2) Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation, which focuses on renewal and innovation in established businesses.

New Venture Creation

This track is designed for students who want to develop an entrepreneurial career. Within the track you will gain knowledge about how to create, develop and exploit business opportunities by starting up and managing new ventures. Along with a highly intensive and motivating curriculum you will pursue an entrepreneurial project (15 ECTS credits), either on your own or in a team. A highly qualified teaching staff and experienced business mentors will assist you in the venture creation process.

Career prospects

This track is designed to provide the tools necessary for starting new independent businesses or to work in advisory roles to new venture start ups. It also gives graduates practical experience in research commercialisation, as well as tools to proactively work in projects in highly uncertain or risky market environments.

Want to know more? Take a look at this selection of alumni ventures

Find out more about the programme in this broschure (PDF)

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Programme quick facts

Duration: 1 year, full time, 60 credits
Arrival Day: 19 August 2014
Study period: 1 Sep 2014 – 5 June 2015
Degree awarded: MSc, 60 credits

Class profile 2012/13

496 applicants to entire programme
36 enrolled to this track
Age range: 23-52
Male/female: 66% / 33%
24 nationalities

Programme contact details

Programme Director
Associate Professor Diamanto Politis

Programme Coordinator
Maria Pihel