Course Comparison

Course MSc Entrepreneurship and International Development BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
Award Master of Science - MSc Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider Plymouth Business School Plymouth Business School
Entry requirements

A good honours degree, first or second class, or equivalent, in any discipline.

If English is not your mother tongue 6.5 IELTS with a minimum of 5.5 in any element in a secure English language test.

Plymouth University offers pre-sessional English language courses if you do not have this.

We welcome students from a broad range of disciplines who are keen to place their undergraduate discipline knowledge into the context of entrepreneurship and international development.

A level: Including a minimum of two A levels. Excluding general studies.

BTEC: 18 Unit BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM in any subject. 

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

Access: Pass a named Access to HE Diploma in any subject with at least 33 credits at merit/distinction.

IB: 28 overall to include 4 at any subject at Higher Level.

All applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English at grade C or above. 

14-19 Diplomas: accepted – please enquire. Other combinations and non-A level qualifications also considered. 

Short of the entry requirements for this course? Don’t worry you may be eligible for a foundation year to prepare you for possible entry onto this course for the following year.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.