BSc (Hons) Entrepreneurship

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Develop the critical enterprising skills and abilities you will need for working in businesses or in self-employment, with our BSc (Hons) Entrepreneurship degree in Peterborough.

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ARU Peterborough is your new university and we’re ready to welcome you this January or September. With a real focus on employability we’ve co-created our courses with regional employers, so you can be sure you’ll graduate with the skills in demand.

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Entrepreneurial businesses are everywhere. But whether they’re local or global, they’re all based on a similar set of values and motivations. They’re about seizing and creating opportunity.

Study BSc (Hons) Entrepreneurship at ARU Peterborough, and develop the attributes, skills, and abilities you need to work in an international entrepreneurial environment.

We’ll help you harness your creative abilities and commercialise your business ideas ready for scale and focus on meeting the challenges of turning your ideas into reality.

As an Entrepreneurship graduate, you’ll have the confidence, knowledge, and skills to start your own venture, scale up an existing business, or work with an established organisation to deliver innovation. You’ll be able to spot opportunities, evaluate risks, and have the know-how to develop products and services that people need.

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Career support from day one

Study at ARU Peterborough and:

  • attend business events, seminars and talks
  • make connections with local employers
  • benefit from ongoing careers and employability support

Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • benefit from a Personal Development Tutor from day one, who's there to support you throughout your time at university
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.


An Entrepreneurship degree can prepare you for careers in a range of industries, in the UK and internationally.

As a graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to start your own business venture, scale up an existing business, or work with an established organisation to deliver innovation. You’ll feel confident about identifying marketplace opportunities, evaluating risks, and developing products and services to meet people’s needs.

At ARU Peterborough, our focus is on preparing you for the professional environment.

We’ll encourage you to build your own entrepreneurial network by forging connections with guest speakers. We also work closely with local business innovation centres and entrepreneurs to make sure you’re fully prepared for the job market and enterprise opportunities.

Our free Employability Service will help you take practical steps to follow your chosen career path , secure jobs, and work experience, or even start your own business.

Graduation doesn’t need to be the end of your time with us. You might decide to stay at ARU with postgraduate courses on the horizon for ARU Peterborough. You could also study for a Master’s degree such as the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at ARU in Cambridge.

Employability and personal career development

Informed by employers, our courses support an integrated approach to employability. You’ll have opportunities to develop the skills and abilities they are looking for and gain a deeper understanding of how your academic learning relates to the world of work through Live Briefs and Ruskin Modules.

To amplify your career ambition, you will need to actively dedicate time outside of your studies, whether you choose to explore placements, internships or volunteering. Or you could make a social impact by collaborating with our partner organisations through our volunteer scheme Students at the Heart of Knowledge Exchange (SHoKE). These all give you an edge, providing you with experience that you will be able to evidence on your CV and talk about in interviews.

Our Employability and Careers Service offers a range of expert advice and support to build your unique professional profile, including tailored career appointments, advice on writing your CV, and help to complete job applications. You’ll have 24/7 access to the Careers Centre, our comprehensive online digital resource, which empowers you to start building a Personal Career Development Plan from the very start. Design your future at ARU.

Graduate Capitals

To help you stand out when competing for a job after you graduate, we've developed the ARU Graduate Capitals. This is a set of six attributes, valued by employers and industry, that we integrate into our courses and help you develop, so you’ll have life-long career-skills.

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Foundation year available

This course offers a foundation year – an extra year of study to help you prepare for university, and build your knowledge and skills.