Graduate Certificate in  Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Program code: 5689

Delivery location

St Lucia

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a pathway to studying the Masters program for students who have not completed a bachelor degree, and who wish to gain entry to the Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation based on previous work experience (or a combination of post-secondary study and work experience). The program undertakes an interdisciplinary approach that utilises UQ's leading position in sciences and the commercialisation of those sciences, and allows for students to learn how to manage new ideas to maximise growth impact within a specialist field of study.

Summary

  • Program code
    5689
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
    Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    8
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Admissions criteria

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree or equivalent in the same discipline as approved by the Executive Dean with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale; OR Bachelor degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale & 3 years full-time work experience in the same discipline as approved by the Exec Dean; OR post-secondary study & at least 5 years full-time work experience in the same discipline as approved by the Exec Dean; OR 7 years full-time work experience in the same discipline as approved by the Exec Dean.

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Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, please see Programs and Courses for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Government assistance

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Find out more about FEE-HELP.

Centrelink Support

The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students. For more information, visit the Centrelink website.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $16,480
Indicative fee 2019

The "indicative annual fee" is the approximate cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation for one semester in 2019. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value, and the actual duration of your program.

The University indexes tuition fees each year.

Visit Student contributions and tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

The University offers more than 200 scholarships for prospective students and more than 350 scholarships and prizes for current students.

Scholarships cover the full range of academic disciplines and are open to domestic students and international students.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

Apply now

All domestic student applications for the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form.

The program code for the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is 5689. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is:

  • To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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