Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Degree Type Bachelor
Duration 3 years full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
Please note: This program will not be offered on the Ngee-Ann-Adelaide Campus to new students after 2016
The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship examines the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in creating and/or growing ventures in everything from large corporations, to small businesses, the not-for-profit sector, and community organisations.
Entrepreneurship and innovation is vital to all aspects of the community and is applied to many disciplines including: business, information technology, science, engineering, the performing and creative arts, hospitality, fashion, digital media and the not-for-profit sector.
The program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the processes, risks, rewards, motivations and societal impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship within regional, national and global perspectives. It aims to develop and inspire individuals interested in creating innovative futures that influence markets, economies and communities.
Students explore what entrepreneurship and innovationis
. This includes topics such as:
How innovation relates to entrepreneurial activity.
Who entrepreneurs are and what they do; and
The entrepreneurial process, itshistory
the role of creative thinking in entrepreneurship and innovation inenterprise
the development of innovative strategies and financing of new ventures;
how to identify and assess entrepreneurial opportunities; and
the commercialisation of technology.
Due to the multidisciplinary nature of the degree, the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship can complement degrees from many subject areas.
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Not offered to domestic students.
CRICOS Available to non-student visa holder ONLY. Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 70 International Baccalaureate (IB) 25 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 9 United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 25 General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 6 Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 65 ISC & CBSE [India] 60% ISBE [India] 70% SAT [US] 1120 Abitur 3.7 Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.2 Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 7.5 STPM or Matrikulasi 2.67 The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 70 Eynesbury Foundation Program 339 Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Career ReadinessGraduates may be interested in starting up their own businesses or advising those who do.
Graduates may find employment opportunities in innovative or entrepreneurial positions in a wide range of leadership and support roles within existing enterprises, both large and small, or managing new ventures within large organisations.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
The University of Adelaide has been awarded international accreditation for its Business and Innovation and Entrepreneurship programs from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
Business Consultant, Business Development Manager, Business Management, CEO, Commercialisation Manager, Product Development Manager, Entrepreneur, General Manager, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Innovation Manager
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
Degree StructureThe 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 24 units (1 year full time equivalent), those with an AQF Advanced Diploma receive 36 units (1.5 years full time equivalent) advanced standing.
The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship allows for a great level of flexibility to choose electives. The program allows for the application of innovation and entrepreneurship across broad academic disciplines.
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. Small group discovery experiences are built into most courses.
Students complete a project at the end of their degree. This provides the opportunity to work on 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.
Sample Study Plans for students with and without advanced standing can be found below under Study Plans.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Areas of SpecialisationAs Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a broad subject area that can be applied across many different industries and occupations, students can use their own chosen field or interest and apply this to their assignments and class discussions. Students can also select electives in their area of interest.
Example Study PlanPlease contact :
Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre
97 Tank Road,
Phone: +65 6738 2910
AssessmentAssessment will be based on a combination of oral presentations, practical assignments, class participation and written examinations. Both in class and online methodologies will be employed, and assessment will consist of a combination of group and individual work.
A variety of assessment tasks will allow students to display their ability to apply their knowledge to their technical skill base.
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Last updated: Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017