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Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation - 208JA

Course Code: 208JA
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
CRICOS Code: 076913G
Selection Rank: 70
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Transform your bright ideas into a successful business

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset but also want a solid grounding in business theory? Our Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the smart option for you. You will gain deep knowledge and practical skills to lead business projects with confidence and develop the skills needed to succeed either in a start-up environment or within an organization embarking on significant change.

Study a Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and you will:

  • cover key areas such as management, government-business relations, strategy and organisational behaviour
  • examine the impact of strategy, leadership, marketing, workforce issues, commercialisation and globalisation on business
  • refine your communication and collaborative skills
  • master critical thinking and problem solving
  • explore entrepreneurial and innovative behaviour, such as creativity, risk-taking and sustainability
  • learn how to operate ethically
  • customise your degree to include a second major in business or other area of study that interests you.

Work integrated learning

This degree offers the opportunity to engage with the professional community via the Social Entrepreneurial Project. The project is run with a student-driven approach under the supervision of both a professional practitioner and an academic mentor. You will be required you to undertake a community group project with a focus on entrepreneurship and social responsibility with a minimum of 75 hours duration.

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business ownership
  • Venture capital analysis
  • Change management 
  • Product development

Course specific information

If you don’t meet the entry requirements for this course you can apply for a Bachelor of Management with a major in entrepreneurial management.  You’ll then have the option of transferring at the end of first year if your grade average is strong.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation B Entrepreneurship&Innovation

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

The Brisbane - South Bank offering of this course is only available from 2nd year. To commence, students must be eligible for 1 year (24 credit points) of advanced standing. Please note the Brisbane offering commences in Semester 1, 2016.

Professional Accreditation


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
A conceptual understanding and a practical orientation in management, government-business relations, public sector management and policy, governance, politics and government and sociology and social policy. - Communication
- Analysis and inquiry
- Working independently and with others
- An understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship, and of the concepts and practices of successful private-sector management, including strategic management, leadership, marketing, workforce issues, commercialisation and the impact of globalisation on modern businesses.
- Students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of the different fields, concepts and practices listed in the two objectives through methods such as: - Communicating their understanding (explain, describe, identify and report) to relevant stakeholders or community groups. - Analysing, evaluating and advising, as a result of their project studies. - Applying principles, solving problems (that business may have for example). - Working in teams on certain projects in the community.
- Analysis and inquiry
- Working independently and with others
Demonstrate capacity to think and plan strategically, evaluate opportunities and source resources. - Problem solving
Demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurial and innovative behaviour including approaches to teamwork, communication, creativity, innovation, risk-taking, sustainability as well as ethical and social responsibility. - Professionalism and social responsibility
- Working independently and with others
Apply skills gained throughout the course to formulate and evaluate an entrepreneurial business plan from the start-up to the commercialisation stage of a creative idea. - Communication
- Analysis and inquiry
Identify and describe the important elements of managing rapid growth and overcoming obstacles in an entrepreneurial environment. - Analysis and inquiry
- Problem solving
- Communication

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.


High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - TAFE Queensland, South Bank-Internal

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