MSc Management and Entrepreneurship


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Program Description

The MSc in Management and Entrepreneurship adds value to applicants’ first degrees by providing individuals with an integrated and critical awareness of management and organisations, subsequently developing a specialised focus in entrepreneurship, and assisting them in pursuing an entrepreneurial career. This degree programme is one of a set of postgraduate programmes designed by Cranfield University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of a Cranfield University degree and a Muscat University degree

Programme Objectives

The MSc in Management and Entrepreneurship aims to:

  • Provide students with a comprehensive and advanced understanding of the impact of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial processes at multi-levels.
  • Create opportunities for students to develop critical perspectives on theories and to review and evaluate the appropriateness that underpins the constituent entrepreneurship and management subjects.
  • Develop students’ capabilities to critically analyse the current issues in the field of management and entrepreneurship.
  • Enhance students’ lifelong learning through the development of management and entrepreneurship knowledge.


Admission Requirements

We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and each application is considered on its individual merit. Usually, candidates must hold either a:

  • Minimum of a “Good” undergraduate degree from an Oman institution in a relevant discipline or
  • First or a second class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline or
  • International degree – the equivalent of UK qualifications

Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered if they have they have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience.

In addition, candidates will be required to show proficiency in English evidenced by:

  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.0 in the Writing component of the test, TOEFL (92 total and minimum component scores of 18 Reading, 19 Listening, 19 Speaking and 23 Writing) or Pearson PTE Academic (65) or
  • Successful completion of the Muscat University Pre-sessional programme

Academic Plan

Students will be required to take all twelve core modules (120 credits). Students will also be required to submit a thesis (80 credits). (200 credits in total)

Core Modules
Modules Number Module Title
1 Marketing Strategy
2 Managing People & Organisations
3 Managing Profitability, Liquidity & Asset Utilisation
4 Managing Operations
5 Entrepreneurship
6 Family Business Management
7 Strategic Management
8 Disruptive Innovation
9 Managing Business Growth
10 Entrepreneurial Finance
11 Corporate Entrepreneurship
12 Social Enterprise & Intrapreneurism
13 Research Methods & Statistics
14 Thesis

Academic Delivery Schedule 2019 - 2020

  Full-time Students Part-time year 1 Part-time year 2
Week MSc MENT Modules MSc MENT Modules MSc MENT Modules
06 – 10 October Induction Induction  
27 – 31 October Organisational Behaviour: Application Organisational Behaviour: Application  
10 – 14 November Managing Operations   Managing Operations
24 – 28 November Evidence-based Management   Evidence-based Management
1 – 5 December Marketing Management Marketing Management  
12 – 16 January Accounting and Finance Accounting and Finance  
19 – 23 January Disruptive Innovation   Disruptive Innovation
2 – 6 February Entrepreneurial Finance Entrepreneurial Finance  
9 – 13 February Corporate Entrepreneurship Corporate Entrepreneurship  
23 – 27 February Family Business Management   Family Business Management
15 – 19 March Managing Business Growth   Managing Business Growth
5 – 9 April Strategic Management Strategic Management  
19 – 23 April Social Entrepreneurship   Social Entrepreneurship
6-10 September Thesis submission   Thesis Submission
*Module dates may be subject to change, attendance is compulsory.      
Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Muscat University’s mission, vision, and values are underpinned by four essential themes: ethics, excellence, entrepreneurship, and innovation.

Muscat University’s mission, vision, and values are underpinned by four essential themes: ethics, excellence, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Read less