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Strathclyde Business School Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate study

We offer a range of postgraduate study options, including Masters and a number of research degrees (PhD/DBA/MPhil/MRes).

MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology

An increasing number of graduates are choosing to work for innovative entrepreneurial ventures rather than pursue more traditional graduate jobs. This Masters programme targets ambitious individuals who want to start or grow their own venture, work for a fast growing start-up, or work within established entrepreneurial, innovative organisations. Theory and practical tool-based modules work alongside a unique set of innovative 'lab' sessions that focus on developing specialist hard and soft skills.

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MSc Entrepreneurial Management & Leadership

From the largest global corporations to more traditional public sector bodies, organisations are looking for individuals who possess both the mindset and skills to 'think and act entrepreneurially'.

Delivered over a 12-month period, the MSc is a highly practical, career-focused programme that addresses the global demand for talented entrepreneurs and those working for and managing entrepreneurial ventures.

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Other Postgraduate offerings

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship provides a number of postgraduate offerings to students within Strathclyde Business School and in the other faculties across the university:

If you wish to find out more about these modules, or to register please contact the Department Office on 0141 548 3482 or email

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Entrepreneurship

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship accepted its first PhD candidate in 2003. Our PhD graduates have now gone on to hold faculty appointments in entrepreneurship teaching and research centres in Denmark, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Scotland and the USA.

There are currently 19 PhD candidates registered with the Hunter Centre. Our doctoral candidates are located within the department and enjoy a supportive academic environment with excellent supervision and research facilities.

Anyone interested in applying to the Hunter Centre for postgraduate studies should contact the Director of Research Students, Dr Niall G MacKenzie, in the first instance. Please note that if you contact a member of staff directly you're not guaranteed an answer.

Entry requirements

A degree or other qualification considered to be the equivalent to a first- or upper second-class Honours degree of a British University (ie top 10% of graduating class) or a postgraduate Master's degree in Business or a related area of Social Science.

If English is not your first language, you're required to have a minimum IELTS score of 7, a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper based), 250 (computer based) or 100 (internet based), or an academic qualification at least equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree which was taught in English in a majority English-speaking country. Special conditions or exceptions for your home country can be obtained from the Recruitment & International Office.

The Hunter Centre operates a 'gathered field' approach for doctoral study applications. We request that applications for doctoral study are received by 31st January each year for entry the following October. Applications received after this date are unlikely to be considered for entry the same year unless exceptional circumstances are present.

Further information and application

Contact details

 Undergraduate admissions
 +44 (0)141 548 4114 

 Postgraduate admissions
 +44(0)141 553 6105 / 4590


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