Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Robert Gordon University


This course is designed to support you, no matter where you are on your entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial journey, with effective tools and techniques targeted at enhancing your personal contribution to business success.

Stage 1:
You will focus on tools and techniques supporting the development of a business, including the associated marketing and sales dimensions. You will learn skills for the management of innovation and develop an awareness and understanding of the management of family and social enterprises which constitute a large portion of our business environment. You will reinforce your professional and transferable skills in interpersonal communication and teamwork.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgCert Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Stage 2:
You will critically review and manipulate a range of analytical tools to support strategic decision-making and develop skills necessary to supporting the creation of a business. You will develop your appreciation of the various contexts and challenges associated with entrepreneurship and focus on the specific development of technology oriented business solutions and their commercialisation.

You can exit after stage 1 with PgDip Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Stage 3:
The Capstone module is designed to provide you with an opportunity to integrate master's level knowledge and skills by independently working on an applied academic study or business consultancy project from a degree related discipline. This can take the form of a business plan. Personal and professional skills such as research, oral presentation and teamwork will be developed.

Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree in any subject discipline. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Aberdeen Business School

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

Administration and Management General


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