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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Be one of the first students at ARU Peterborough, a brand-new university with a focus on your employability. We’ve developed our courses in collaboration with regional businesses – so you can be sure you’ll graduate with the skills employers need.

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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.

Course options

Course options

Applications to study this course in September 2023 open in September 2022.

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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.

We work with employers to make sure you graduate with the knowledge, skills and abilities they need. They help us review what we teach and how we teach it – and they can offer hands-on, practical opportunities to learn such as work-based projects or live briefs.

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.

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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Life in Peterborough

Study in the heart of Peterborough, a historic yet thriving city that's a great home for students. ARU Peterborough is easily accessible by public transport, making it ideal for you to live and study locally.

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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.