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Managing Innovation in Creative Organisations MSc

  • Entry requirements: 2:2 (or above)
  • Year of entry: 2017
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Location: London
  • Part-time: Up to 4 years
  • School: Loughborough University London

Programme information

You will study entrepreneurship in the context of both academic theory and self-reflection to assess whether you possess the qualities required to take action and make an idea happen.

You will also establish the areas in which you need to develop in order to demonstrate entrepreneurial behaviour in all aspects of your work. Intellectual property is of vital importance to the entrepreneur in creative industries, and we have devoted a module to this subject.

Programme aims

  • Develop students critical thinking in order to evaluate the factors affecting the success of the innovation process and its application in creative organisations
  • Use action based learning to develop insight into the complexity of the innovation process, analysing and evaluating problems and responding to challenges in real time
  • To develop students understanding of the innovation and design processes, analysing and evaluating their use through practical and theoretical projects
  • To provide students with the skills of advanced networking and team working in order to compete in a rapidly changing business environment

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification. Overseas qualification equivalencies can be found here.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Find out more here.


Modules are assessed by a combination of essays, group exercises, presentations and time constrained assignments. Subject to your choices, there may also be exams. Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake. 

Future Career Prospects

Entrepreneurial behaviour is a key competency required by a growing number of employers and this programme will prepare you whether you wish to pursue a career in the creative industries, in an innovative SME, an established organisation or self-employment.

A robust understanding of business and the innovation process coupled with the skills required to take action, will be fundamental to your success in the current marketplace.

Graduates will also have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and career prospects further by undertaking an MRes or PhD programme.

The information published here reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Programme Specifications ahead of each academic year.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

London taught programmesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 3 £13,200 £23,950

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.


A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.