Developing your own entrepreneurial venture or project alongside your academic study? Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons) offers you the opportunity to develop your personal entrepreneurial skills through dedicated modules.
Coventry, United Kingdom
Why you should study this course
The course is focused around the concept of ‘value creation’ and the activity of transforming purposeful ideas into action, thus generating value for yourself or for others. The value created can be social, cultural or economic.
What you'll study
The course will give you the opportunity to go through the three main stages of value and venture creation: idea generation and feasibility assessment, planning and implementation and scaling and growth.
You will have the opportunity for in-depth exploration of your particular interests through coursework and an enterprise research project in the final year.
There is also the option for a placement/study abroad year* where you can apply to study abroad at a partner university or to work in employment in the UK or overseas.
The educational aims of the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BA (Hons) course are to:
Stimulate interest and help to develop expertise to equip you to generate value through the potential creation of an entrepreneurial idea, with the opportunity to review the feasibility of this idea, formulate a viable business plan, and take the necessary steps to set up and run a potential business or entrepreneurial project.Provide you with an educational opportunity to broaden your knowledge around the specialist subject area of your entrepreneurial idea, to support your venture and designed to help develop a pool of transferable skills.Enable you the opportunity to experience value creation whilst in the supportive environment of the university and make an informed decision about your potential future employment options.
Year one focuses on idea generation and feasibility assessment. You will explore what is meant by the ‘entrepreneurial mindset’ and how the skills you need to drive your idea forward might be developed. You will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge of the global significance of enterprise and entrepreneurship and how it continues to evolve as a discipline.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship Theory - 20 credits
Creativity and Innovation - 20 credits
Personal Entrepreneurial Development 1: The Entrepreneurial Mindset - 20 credits
Analysis of Small Business Functions - 20 credits
Assessing the Feasibility of a New Venture - 30 credits
In year two, the focus shifts to implementation, whether it’s a business, social enterprise, or entrepreneurial project. Skills such as entrepreneurial leadership and operations management will be explored. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of business models and approaches, drawing on existing business practice to support your implementation.
Financial and Legal Issues for Business - 20 credits
Marketing and Small Business Operations - 20 credits
Personal Entrepreneurial Development 2: Leading a Small Business - 20 credits
Research Methods - 10 credits
Small Business Organisation and Culture - 20 credits
Personal Entrepreneurial Development 3: Designing Your Venture Implementation - 20 credits
From a business perspective, year three focuses on strategic and operational growth in small and medium sized businesses. There is also an emphasis on planning/exploring your potential future entrepreneurial career options. During this year you will also undertake a research project tailored to your enterprise and entrepreneurship interests or potential future career aspirations.
Enterprise Research Project - 30 credits
Personal Entrepreneurial Development 4: Planning for Entrepreneurial Careers - 20 credits
E-Business and Emerging Technologies - 20 credits
Scaling and Growing Businesses - 20 credits
Personal Entrepreneurial Development 5: Learning from Value Creation - 20 credits
English language requirements
£15,300 per year
International Pathways 2022 Scholarship
You could enjoy a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees.
Our high-quality foundation, international year one and pre-masters courses are for international students who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to their preferred Coventry University undergraduate or postgraduate course. We can support you to achieve the academic and/or English grades you need and help you gain the personal and professional skills required to study at university.
We want to encourage ambitious international students like you to study at Coventry University, so we’ve secured extra financial support for you worth £3,000, to help with the cost of tuition fees, living expenses and accommodation.
The scholarship application deadline is:
September 2022 intake: 31 July 2022
The course aims to provide you with real-world experience and the necessary capabilities required in the business world. This can prepare you for potential future career options, such as for example, a graduate entrepreneur, a business owner, or a contributor to an established business through an entrepreneurial skillset.
The ability to demonstrate business-related knowledge and skills in enterprise and entrepreneurship is increasingly sort by employers in small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large private organisations, and within the public sector.
The course’s parallel emphasis on academic skills will also provide a good platform for further study.