Business Development & Innovation

Ulster University - Belfast

Business Development & Innovation

Business development and innovation is key to business growth and economic recovery. This course provides you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a range of business-related disciplines, focusing on business development and innovation.

Informed by research, professional expertise and relevant practical application, you will benefit from an academically challenging and intellectually stimulating programme that educates, develops and enhances your professional competence across a number of business areas including business development, strategy, innovation, business analysis, research, and consultancy. If you have considerable existing industrial experience, it will support career progression especially for those moving from a technical discipline to a wider management role. If you're a more recent graduate, you will significantly enhance your business knowledge and skills with a solid grounding in a range of business disciplines and up-to-date and innovative organisational practice.

The course helps develop competencies for career change/ progression whilst also providing the necessary tools to set up your own business.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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