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What will I learn?

Gain the skills to lead innovation, harness the power of technology and apply the latest thinking to improve business productivity and global competitiveness, and create change.

Whether you want to develop a new product, tackle a social problem or drive business growth, UQ can help you make a difference.

The Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation will teach you about understanding the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in modern business and the benefits they create, including better communities.

Your 24-unit program undertakes an interdisciplinary approach that utilises UQ's leading position in the sciences and their commercialisation, so you can learn how to develop and manage new ideas.

Upon graduation, you'll have a globally recognised qualification that's highly regarded by employers and gives you the skills to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship within any organisation, from a corporation, startup or research organisation to the public sector.

Social and Community Entrepreneurship

This field is for students seeking to lead social change in a 21st-century context with skills focused on social entrepreneurship and community development.

You'll undertake theoretical and applied courses to understand social entrepreneurship through social enterprise, and work in teams on social issues of your choosing to build financially self-sustaining ventures designed for social impact. Importantly, you'll combine this enterprise-level focus with an understanding of how to build communities.

Which department am I in?

Business, Economics and Law



Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$42,272.00 (22,62,955) per year
The UQ COVID-19 Offshore Online Study Tuition Fee Rebate is a 12.5 per cent rebate on the tuition fees payable for Semester 1, 2021 by full fee paying international coursework students who are unable to come to Australia due to the Australian government border controls.

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

Application deadline

Expected May 2022

More details

Start date

Expected July 2022


The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,



4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree in engineering (in the relevant field of study for which they wish to enrol) with a GPA of at least 5.0 on a 7 point scale. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills.

For international students

A Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from UQ (or equivalent) with a GPA of 4.5; or
A bachelor degree or equivalent in same discipline with a GPA of 4.5, approved by the Executive Dean; or
A bachelor degree in a different discipline with a GPA of 4.5 and three years of full-time (or equivalent) work experience in the same discipline, approved by the Executive Dean; or
The UQx Corporate Innovation MicroMasters® credential with at least 65% in the Corporate Innovation Capstone Assessment and three years of full-time (or equivalent) work experience in the same discipline, approved by the Executive Dean.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

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


About The University of Queensland

UQ ranks 46th globally and has increased its standing for the second consecutive year in the QS World University Rankings for 2021.

  • UQ Business is a top business school in the Asia-Pacific
  • 41st globally in business + economics (THE Rankings 2021)
  • UQ law ranks highly and is internationally recognised
  • 8th in hospitality & leisure management (QS 2020 Rankings)