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Course summary

Kick-start your next venture or scale up your current business with our MSt in Entrepreneurship. This two-year, part-time programme combines online classes with Cambridge residentials, giving you the flexibility to fit your studies around work or your venture. You’ll take part in hands-on workshops get a dedicated mentor for one-to-one guidance and learn the ins and outs of running a business from world-leading academics. When you join us, you’ll:

  • combine online, remote learning with 4 one-week mandatory residentials in the heart of Cambridge
  • join practical workshops and gain the skills needed to lead a successful business – from identifying opportunities to structuring your organisation
  • get a mentor, who will offer you one-to-one practical support and advice
  • engage with a diverse, collaborative cohort of students and become part of a lifelong peer entrepreneur network.

Assessment method

Core and elective courses are assessed by written assignments. During the second year of the MSt in Entrepreneurship students complete a 12,000-word assignment, also referred to as the major project. The major project is a comprehensive analysis of a new business opportunity or topic, which requires the application of frameworks and tools from the programme and data collection to support analysis and conclusions. The majority of students analyse an opportunity related to their own venture or opportunity focus.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • European Quality Improvement System

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

Candidates are expected to have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised university. We are looking for the equivalent of a first class or good upper-second class honours in a British university or equivalent. Applicants who have not achieved the minimum requirement at undergraduate level, could be considered if they have a relevant postgraduate qualification or good master’s degree. If you have not previously studied in the UK, it is important that you check if the qualifications you hold are considered suitable preparation for entry onto our programme. Check the suitability of your qualifications on the University’s website If you have not previously studied in the UK, it is important that you check if the qualifications you hold are considered suitable preparation for entry onto our programme. English proficiency Applicants to the programme need to be fluent in English. If English is not your native language you must pass one of the following proficiency tests: an IELTS minimum overall score of 7.5, with not less than 7.0 in each element. The separate components must have been taken at the same time and in the past two years. or a TOEFL internet-based test (iBT) minimum overall score of 110, with not less than 25 in each element. or a CAE grade of A or B (with at least 193 in each individual element) plus a Language Centre assessment or a CPE grade of A, B, or C (with at least 200 in each individual element) GMAT or GRE test Your application will be considered if you have lower grades, but only if you can demonstrate that you have been exceptionally successful in other ways. In such cases, you will also need to provide a good score on the GMAT or GRE exams. Our GMAT institution code is WF1-T3-68. Our GRE code is 7020.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Master of Studies in Entrepreneurship at University of Cambridge - UCAS