Falmouth University: Launchpad (with MA Entrepreneurship)
|Institution||Falmouth University View institution profile|
|Department||The School of Entrepreneurship|
This is your chance to forge a tech start-up with a £16,000 stipend, while honing your business and technical skills. Launchpad offers you paid opportunities to drive the development of a high growth potential technology start-up, while earning an MA in entrepreneurship with no attached fees.
Launchpad brings together teams of software engineers, digital creatives and business people to solve industry challenges - taking on briefs from companies like Sony and Hitachi. You’ll benefit from business support, mentoring and training. Through the MA you’ll gain knowledge in entrepreneurship, business governance, management and negotiation - coordinated with the development phase of your business. This means you’ll apply your newly acquired skills at the precise moment they’re needed, leaving as a director of a viable start-up with a full Master’s degree.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A first degree with a minimum of 2:1 or equivalent industry experience.
Launchpad startups require a number of skill sets, so we welcome applications from people with various graduate and professional backgrounds who possess entrepreneurial ambition. Typically, these include:
As this course involves setting up a business in the UK we regret that it’s not available to international (non-EU) applicants who would require a Tier 4 Student Visa.
APL applicants using experience to apply should note there is a £200 application fee for entry with advanced standing or with exemption from specific modules or credit.
Falmouth is an incredible place to study. It’s a place where collaboration, ideas, innovation and change makers are celebrated.
With a focus on the future, we’re exploring the potential of new technology and entrepreneurship, we’re pushing boundaries and capitalising on the power of creativity.
Our approach means that students are doing it for real from the moment they arrive on campus; getting the skills they need in order to be a part of the creative economy after graduation.
All of our courses are closely aligned with industry, so students tackle live briefs, work ...
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