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Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Overview

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.

Location
St Lucia
Duration
1.5 Years (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (21 Feb, 2022), Semester 2 (25 Jul, 2022)
Program Code
5690
AQF
Level 9
Location
St Lucia
Fees
A$43200 (2021 indicative per year)
Duration
1.5 Years
Start Semester
Semester 1 (21 Feb, 2022), Semester 2 (25 Jul, 2022)
Semester dates for 2023 are yet to be confirmed
Program Code
5690
CRICOS Code
096017G
AQF
Level 9

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Develop your understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging fields that will have a profound effect on how you practice business.
  • Learn from some the world’s best researchers and brightest minds in the field, and feel part of a globally connected community with willing mentors, alumni, business partnerships and technology hubs.
  • Gain hands-on experience in turning ideas into reality, managing innovative products and services, commercialisation, and operating a lean startup model.

1 in Queensland for business and management studies

QS World University Rankings 2021

41 in the world for business and economics

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

Fields of study

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Biotechnology
  • Design and Information Technology
  • Food Entrepreneurship
  • Social and Community Entrepreneurship

How you'll learn

Due to the way they are taught, certain programs and plans are not offered online in Semester 1, 2022.

See the list of programs you can't commence online.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Fieldwork
  • Seminars

Placements and work experience

RBUS7999 is a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course that provides you with the opportunity to apply theoretical and conceptual knowledge to the workplace via a professional placement. The course is particularly focused on enabling you to develop employability skills, gain workplace knowledge, understand the attitudes of working professionals, grow a professional network, and engage with real world business issues.

What you'll study

At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study in this program:

  • Creativity for Innovation and Design Thinking
  • Idea Management
  • Evidence Based Innovation: From Business Model to Business Plan
  • Building Innovation Capability

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Production biotechnologist
  • Quality control officer
  • Business development manager
  • Architecture lead
  • Online learning adviser
  • Program leader
  • Product manager
  • Digital and loyalty marketing manager
  • Procurement specialist
  • Supervision and evaluation officer

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or
  • the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from UQ (or equivalent), or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • the UQx Corporate Innovation MicroMasters® credential with 65% in the Corporate Innovation Capstone Assessment, plus three years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

Prerequisites

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or
  • the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from UQ (or equivalent), or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • the UQx Corporate Innovation MicroMasters® credential with 65% in the Corporate Innovation Capstone Assessment, plus three years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

Related programs

English language requirements

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.

BE - 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 are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Student visas

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

Learn more about student visas

Fields of study

Fields of study

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Fields of study

Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

AUD $43,200

Indicative annual fee 2022

This indicative annual fee is the cost of enrolling in the Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the 2022 academic year. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

If you enrol in a larger or smaller study load, your fees will be calculated on a proportionate basis. All fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

AUD $34,560

Indicative annual fee 2021

Fee information for 2022 is not yet available. Fee information displayed is for 2021.

This indicative annual fee is the average cost of enrolling in the Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at 2022 fee rates. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (16 units per academic year).

The average fee would be less for part-time study. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value and the time you take to complete this program. Fees may be higher in later years as all fees are reviewed annually.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Learn more about financial aid

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Master of 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.

Learn more about FEE-HELP

Centrelink support

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Important dates

The closing date for this program 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.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

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