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What will I learn?

Entrepreneurs and investors see the world for what it could be. In an ever-changing landscape, they take the risks to start up new businesses and social ventures.

Successful entrepreneurs are savvy, resilient and well-connected. At the University of Adelaide, we invest in your potential.

What will you do?

Our Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship gives you knowledge, access to networks and a growth mindset for success. You will:

  • hone your ability to identify, assess and develop opportunities
  • understand financial planning and management
  • learn the business modelling behind innovations' commercialisation
  • start your own venture in the University’s ThincLab Incubator
  • get hands-on help from experienced mentors and professionals.

There are also unique opportunities for study in linked ThincLab incubators in Singapore and France. In these locations you can:

  • apply international perspectives and strategies to your ventures
  • tap into supported international learning
  • access different cultures, networks and opportunities.

Career Readiness

Graduates are well equipped to start their own businesses or advise those who do. They may find employment opportunities in innovative or entrepreneurial positions in a wide range of leadership and support roles, including:

  • within existing enterprises, large and small
  • managing new ventures within large organisations.

Potential careers

Business Consultant, Commercialisation Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Management, CEO, Entrepreneur, General Manager, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Innovation Manager, Sole Trader.

Degree Structure:

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is a 72 unit (3-year full-time equivalent) program. Applicants who hold an AQF Diploma receive advanced standing to the value of 12 units.

A number of courses are conducted in intensive mode. This allows flexibility for those with work and family schedules. Students attend a three-day opening intensive and a three-day closing intensive per course. Between the intensive sessions, students conduct projects designed to build their research skills.

Students complete a project at the end of their degree providing an opportunity to work on personal interests of the student. For example, past students have completed projects as diverse as developing and launching a business plan through to writing an academic research paper.

Areas of Specialisation

As Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a broad subject area that can be applied across many different industries and occupations, students apply their own chosen field of interest to assignments and class discussions. They can also select electives in their area of interest.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of the Professions

CRICOS

072303M

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$40,500.00 (21,68,094) per year
COVID-19 OFFSHORE STUDY FEE REBATE: All continuing and commencing international students who are studying offshore and unable to travel to Australia due to border restrictions may be eligible for the rebate of up to 20%.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March, July 2022

Venue

The University of Adelaide (UoA)

North Terrace Campus,

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE,

South Australia,

5005, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification. IELTS: Overall 6.5; Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 6; TOEFL Internet-based: Overall 79, Reading and Listening: 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson – Overall 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50 and Cambridge - Overall 176, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing – 169.

For international students

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

Application deadline: Dec 01 for Semester 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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