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New Venture Creation

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2022

About the course

The aim of the course is to provide an integration of theoretical knowledge with practical application of new venture creation. During the course students will create new ventures. Following the recent developments in theory, a design approach is used to create and assess new ventures in interaction with different stakeholders.
Learning is supported by lectures where readings and lectures are meant to complement each other. Students will work in teams in a hackaton format and expected to participate in full during these days. The team's work will be presented in writing and orally.

The course is given and examined in English.


The schedule will be available one month before the course starts.

Application and eligibility

New Venture Creation, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


24 March 2022


1 May 2022

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 credits within the field of Social Science or Science and Technology.

Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B.6 Entry requirements


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 15 October 2021. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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Study Advisor