Strategic Business and Entrepreneurship


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Wednesday 3 November 2021, 5–7.30pm

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  • This programme is aimed at those who have a strong interest in entrepreneurship and enterprise.
  • You will be coached toward developing a business plan and be supported in reaching out to finance and funding communities.
  • You will meet like-minded individuals and join an entrepreneurial network.
  • We will provide access to the Santander Universities LaunchPad. We will also connect you with projects in conjunction with the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce.


This MSc Strategic Business and Entrepreneurship provides you with the knowledge and skillset to accomplish your own entrepreneurial ambitions. If you want to build upon your ideas, seek industry support from the London community, network with like-minded peers, we provide a bespoke offer. Likewise, if you are a graduate who is entrepreneurially minded but not yet ready to start your own venture, this programme offers ample opportunity to gain conceptual and practical skills from finance, business plan development through to people management and marketing, all in the context of small businesses and entrepreneurial ventures.

The programme benefits from the Roehampton Business School’s wider start-up activities and its links with the City of London. In addition to the academic course you will have the opportunity to join our Global Leadership Programme.

On this exciting new MSc, Strategic Business and Entrepreneurship start-up development and execution are discussed conceptually and in practice. This programme has been designed with input from the Roehampton Business School advisory Board comprising of senior business leaders and successful entrepreneurs.

During your first term you will learn about strategy, customers, and how to identify opportunity. Your second term will focus on goods and services sales management, the mechanics of finance and digital marketing.

To complete the postgraduate award your final piece of work will be to deliver a business plan and make a pitch to a select panel. To do this we have teamed up with the Santander Universities LaunchPad programme at Roehampton to ensure that you learn business plan skills.

Roehampton has also partnered with Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce so that students can work on real entrepreneurial business cases.

The Pre-Induction Programme

Students who have not previously studied business will be offered additional support in the form of an on-line preparatory, pre-induction programme of study that they will be encouraged to complete before the start of their programme. This on-line pre-induction programme will however be voluntary and not compulsory. Students will not be required to pass an assessment at the end of the pre-induction programme to gain admission onto the Master’s programme assuming they fulfil the other prescribed entry qualifications.

Global Leadership Programme

Roehampton Business School is offering to all its PG students an innovative and ambitious Global Leadership Programme alongside their PG awards. The programme runs in parallel with the taught modules and it is complementary to them.

Core Modules (Autumn term):

  • Strategy & the Business Environment
  • Entrepreneurial Planning & Opportunity
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Customer Development

Core Modules (Spring term):

  • Innovation & Business Model Development
  • Entrepreneurial Execution

Optional modules (one out of):

  • Managing People & Teams
  • Supply Chain Strategy & Processes
  • Online Consumer Psychology
  • Social Media & Influencers

Project Module:

  • Business Plan & Pitch


    Compulsory and Required modules
    Compulsory and/or required modules may change when we review and update programmes. Above is a list of modules offered this academic year.

    Optional modules
    Optional modules, when offered as part of a programme, may vary from year to year and are subject to viability.

Graduates from this programme are equipped with the skills to launch and scale up new enterprises. Graduates may become entrepreneurs or work in specialist advisory positions in large organisations to promote innovation and entrepreneurial culture. The course is also beneficial for students who would like to grow a family enterprise.

Life at Roehampton

At Roehampton, we can offer all new students the opportunity to live in accommodation on our beautiful parkland campus, including affordable and high-end options.

We offer scholarships, provide hardship funding and help you find advice on managing your finances while you study.

We provide plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, through volunteering, playing sport or music, or joining one of our many active student societies.