Master of Applied Innovation and Entrepreneurship
We are no longer accepting applications for the on-line version of this programme. However, we welcome applications for our on-campus version which also offers a flexible delivery mode.
Innovation and entrepreneurship are at the heart of economic growth and development. An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to innovate sets individuals (and their organisations) apart. They are more likely to succeed, build sustainable organisations and create wealth for their stakeholders and the community.
The Master of Applied Innovation and Entrepreneurship develops and inspires creative individuals with an interest in developing innovative ventures that have the potential to significantly impact markets, economies and communities.
We offer students the advanced knowledge and practical skills required to assess and implement new ideas, create and manage ambitious new ventures, develop entrepreneurial management practices and create supportive environments that foster and enable innovation.
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CRICOS Available to non-student visa holder ONLY. Intake January and September (Trimester 2 delivery commencing in May considered on a case by case basis)
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
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent.
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $40,500
Annual tuition fees International student place: $40,500
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Innovation and entrepreneurship graduates are equipped with practical tools to successfully:
- start and bring to maturity new ventures
- grow new revenue streams for employers.
Graduates can also work within the innovation and entrepreneurship service sector providing consultancy, advisory, financial, policy or other support services to the small-to-medium enterprise sector.
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
Adelaide Business School is AACSB* accredited, and as such our programs have passed rigorous standards of quality. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and only the best schools in the world earn AACSB accreditation.
* Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
CEO, Entrepreneur, Innovation Manager, Manager / Business Management, Strategist
The Masters program consists of courses to the value of 36 units of which 27 units are core courses, 3 units are electives and the remainder is a 6 unit project course.
Experienced practitioners and accomplished academics blend their industry and entrepreneurial experience to deliver programs that are academically rigorous and new enterprise relevant.
Courses reference entrepreneurship-specific case studies and allow students to integrate their own enterprise projects into assignments.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Areas of Specialisation
As 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 Plan
Indicative Study Plan Core courses ENTREP 5016OL: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
ENTREP 5018OL: Opportunity Assessment
ENTREP 7059OL: Project and Innovation Finance and Accounting
ENTREP 7028OL: Managing Strategy and Growth
ENTREP 7022OL: Creativity and Innovation
ENTREP 7060OL: Marketing Technology and Innovation
ENTREP 7049OL: Entrepreneurship Research in Practice
ENTREP 7048OL: Advanced Venture Planning and Communications
COMMERCE 7039OL: Business Research Methods (M)
Electives Courses to the value of 3 units from the following:
ENTREP 7026OL: Innovation and Corporate Venturing
ENTREP 7019OL: Social Entrepreneurship
PROJMGMT 7038OL: Leadership of Organisations
PROJMGMT 5004OL: Managing Project and Systemic Risks
PROJMGMT 5021OL: Applied Project Management I
PROJMGMT 7012OL: Business and Contract Legal Studies
PROJMGMT 7047OL: Systems Fundamentals
Research ENTREP 5029OL: Project in Entrepreneurship (6 units)
CURRENT STUDENTS, please visit the below link for your study plan templates:
The availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.
AssessmentAssessment consists of a combination of group and individual work. The format varies across courses and may be in the form of written and/or practical assignments, synchronous online presentations, participation in online discussions and quizzes.
Phone: +61 8 8313 7335 (toll free 1800 061 459)
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Last updated: Monday, 29 Apr 2019