Course Description

This programme is designed to equip students with specialist knowledge and the practical ability to start or support new businesses. Students will attain the career skills to start a new venture, finance new start-ups, support new enterprise development or scale and grow existing businesses. Designed for those with an entrepreneurial mindset, the programme is unique in addressing ethical behaviour as well as the wellbeing of the entrepreneur amidst the stressful nature of new enterprise development.

Trinity College is the 1st in Europe for Producing Entrepreneurs and Start-Ups - PitchBook, 2017.

The course comprises of a variety of core taught modules, elective taught modules and a research component. An indicative list of modules can be obtained from the course website: www.tcd.ie/business/msc/entrepreneurship/

Entry requirements

• A first or upper second-class honours degree, or equivalent. If you have yet to complete your degree, submit your most recent transcripts. If your transcript is not in English, please also supply a certified translation
• Two academic referees
• Work experience (optional)
• An English competency exam
• A GMAT score may be requested in certain cases

Assessment Info

The course is assessed via a combination of assigned coursework, written examination, and a dissertation or company research project. This project allows students to showcase the knowledge they have gained and enhance their career potential by specialising in a particular area, developing a new business venture or scaling an existing business.


1 year full-time.
We advise students to apply for this popular programme as early as possible as admission to the course is very competitive. The programme is subject to early closure as a result.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: September 2020

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    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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