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Business Development and Entrepreneurship


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Only through passionate entrepreneurship and ground-breaking innovation can our economy thrive and our society tackle its pressing problems. We need leaders who can recognize and develop winning innovative solutions and implement them in new and existing businesses.

This Master's programme gives you the practical abilities, networks, and strong academic foundations you need to promote entrepreneurship in new businesses and existing organisations alike. In the Master in Business Development and Entrepreneurship you focus on:

  • Boosting entrepreneurial behavior and formulating strategy, both in the context of new ventures, as well as existing organizations;Applying rigorous scientific methods in your own academic research as well as in consulting projects with real companies;
  • Developing and validating new venture ideas and business propositions;
  • Creating the right ecosystem environment for new ventures and innovative businesses to thrive in;
  • Applying entrepreneurial marketing methods, such as co-creation with customers and design thinking;
  • Planning how to finance new ventures, innovation and business development projects.




Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Application requirements

For detailed information about admission and application please visit:

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

Check when you can start and what you have to pay!

Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Jun '24 1 Apr '24
1 Sep '25 1 Jun '25 1 Apr '25


You can check if you're eligible for scholarships that apply to this course.

Full Faculty Scholarship

Utrecht Sylff Scholarship

Erasmus+ Master Loan Scheme

NL Scholarship

The NL Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands.


Utrecht University

Main address
Heidelberglaan 8
3584 CS Utrecht
030 - 2533550

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