Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Gain entrepreneurial and creative skills and apply them to real-life situations on a course that helps prepare you for the working world.

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Key Facts

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Degree

BA (Hons) Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero | International Year One | International Foundation Certificate

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Start Dates

September

Degree Overview

This degree programme immerses you in the world of creative business thinking, helping you to prepare for employment after university whether you want to launch your own business or change an existing organisation. On this course you will learn and develop your entrepreneurial and creative skills and apply them to real-world situations.

Taught by lecturers and academic professionals with industry experience, this course will hone your key competences as you study core topics that cut across business and entrepreneurial practice. In your second and third years you can choose from a range of optional modules, enabling you to tailor your learning to your interests.

Throughout this course you will gain practical experience with a real business through the Consulting Live module and have the chance to take part in Fox’s Lair – our annual contest for entrepreneurs. It focuses on teamwork, project management, research, communication and problem solving – all skills in demand by employers.

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

The course offers and gives the opportunity to experience working with real companies as a consultant. As part of a team, you will visit a client and then present them with solutions to issues affecting their business.

In this course you will be given the chance to pitch a business idea to real-life entrepreneurs, with the chance to win a great prize, through our annual  Fox’s Lair  competition for first-year students

Employers are now looking for graduates who possess the types of enterprising skills and attitudes taught on this course, enabling them to be successful across a range of different environments and contexts.

Your Pathways

The International Foundation Certificate (IFC) is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IFC is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IFC,  you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Foundation Certificate

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Year One

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

Learn more about International Year Zero

International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees (2024-25)
International Foundation Certificate From £16,195
International Year Zero (IYZ) From £13,700.00
International Year One (IY1) From £16,195
International Second Year From £16,195
Pre-Master’s (PM) From £10,600.00
Please note: There is an additional administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at De Montfort University

Scholarships at DMUIC

Oxford International offers a number of scholarship opportunities for students applying for an academic course under the Core Scholarship. The scholarships are targeted at different regions around the world, awards range from partial contribution towards tuition fees to awards covering part or full pathway course fees at the international college.

Please note you’ll have to apply for the Core Scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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Applying is easy. Complete the online application form and follow the instructions. If you have any queries please contact us.

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De Montfort University

Leicester-based DMU brings the highest standards in education to an inclusive, international curriculum with over 170 accredited courses.

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a diverse university boasting of the highest standards in academics, extracurricular activities, sports, study abroad programmes and great career paths.

De Montfort University is one of the top universities in Leicester and is ranked 5 Stars in QS World University Rankings 2024.

 

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