What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BA/BIE) combined degree will produce a new breed of graduates. Develop rich expertise in arts, culture, and social science, along with innovative and entrepreneurial business skills.

This combined degree will develop and inspire individuals interested in creating innovative futures that influence markets, communities and societies. It is designed to provide you with a strong grasp of the complex processes, risks, rewards, motivations and societal impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship within regional, national and global perspectives.

Graduates are empowered with commercial skills, specialist knowledge and the ability to think distinctively, creatively and critically in a business environment. Stretch your imagination and gain highly competitive skills to jumpstart a bright future in an increasingly dynamic and commercial world.

Why study with us?

Pursue multiple areas of interest: Choose from 21 diverse study areas, and combine with core studies in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Diversify your career options with multidisciplinary skills and expertise ensuring you gain a competitive edge across various sectors in Australia and overseas.

Hands-on from the start: Gain opportunities to build vital skills and networks with the program’s focus on entrepreneurial strategy along with strong links to local businesses and startup companies.

Global connections: Enjoy exciting opportunities such as international immersion trips, overseas placements, student exchange and the international leaders program in countries all over the world.

Employers prefer our graduates. The work-ready skills you will gain from this degree will give you a substantial edge in the jobs market.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BA/BIE) enables graduates to think globally and laterally, armed with the tools and networks to dream big and incite change.

Your education, training and qualifications will empower you to develop your entrepreneurial ideas in the arts and humanities into successful new ventures. You can also enrich economies, cultures, societies and communities by working within existing businesses in exciting and innovative ways.

The multidisciplinary nature of your studies will open doors, allowing you to pursue multiple areas of interest and diversifying your employment options throughout your professional career.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

095148E

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$28,940.00 (US$ 19,381) per year

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

Start date

3 August 2020

Venue

University of Newcastle

Callaghan Campus,

University Drive,

CALLAGHAN,

New South Wales,

2308, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC). TOEFL paper-based test score of 550; TOEFL internet based score of 79; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5; PTE GSE score of 58; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 58.

For international students

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC).

TOEFL paper-based test score of 500; TOEFL internet based score of 60; IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0; PTE GSE score of 50; Cambridge English: Advanced score of 52.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Australian Pacific College
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About this uni

The University of Newcastle is ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia.

  • The university’s quality of education is par excellence
  • Ten of its subjects are placed in the world’s top 200
  • Ranked 8th in Australia by Excellence in Research Australia
  • At AUD 100.8M, it is 9th in Australia for research income