Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Trinity College Dublin

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Course Overview
Ranked 1st in Ireland and 7th in the World for Entrepreneurship (Eduniversal 2023), this programme is built for those motivated by the desire to create. With a focus on technological and international entrepreneurship, we equip students with specialist knowledge and practical knowledge and practical skills needed to start new ventures, finance start-ups, support new enterprise and scale existing businesses.

Is This Course For Me?
This M.Sc. is specifically designed for students from a non business background with a strong entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for creating. Graduates gain the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed to start new ventures, finance start-ups, support new enterprise and scale existing businesses. We aim to produce graduates who will become future change-makers and who seek to shape and transform business for good.

Subjects taught

This course is worth 90 credits delivered over one academic year. The taught component comprises modules totalling 60 credits. Students also complete a dissertation or company project which accounts for a further 30 credits, to be eligible for consideration for the award of the degree.

Modules may include:
• Business Model Innovation
• Corporate Innovation
• Entrepreneurship & Corporate Venture in Practice
• Financing Entrepreneurship & Innovation
• International Entrepreneurship
• Research Methods for Entrepreneurial Studies
• Strategic Entrepreneurship
• Technological Entrepreneurship & Innovation
• Wellbeing of Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs

Go to Market Strategy
Social Entrepreneurship

Final Project
You undertake a business plan or company research project, individually or in groups, instead of the standard dissertation.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to posses a minimum 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent. They should also have two academic referees (applicants with work experience can instead provide one academic and one professional referee). Applicants whose first language is not English and were not educated in the language will also need to complete an English competency exam (in line with Trinity's postgraduate English language requirements).

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st July 2024.

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1 year full-time.

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2024.

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Career Opportunities
Our dedicated Careers & Community team is dedicated to supporting our students and alumni in exploring career options, preparing effectively for their next career move, and making informed career decisions that will develop and shape their futures through workshops and tailored individual career sessions.

Specialised in career development, the team can help you to identify suitable career paths and provide tailored advice on how best to achieve your career goals through workshops, one-to-one coaching, and psychometric assessments. They deliver a wide range of career sessions with defined learning outcomes and arrange company and recruitment consultancy presentations, job fairs, and networking events. Entrepreneurship graduates can establish a new venture or gain employment across several industries including finance and venture capitalism, IT, telecoms, social media, retail, tourism, pharmaceutical, healthcare, education, government, and social enterprise.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Daytime,Full time

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