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Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship & Innovation) - MGB101

Course Code: MGB101
Course Version: 1
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Business
UAC Code: 361211
CRICOS Code: 095935M
Lowest Selection Rank: NEW
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Become the next big thing in business

The Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) aims to provide you with the skills needed to succeed in either a start-up environment or within an organisation embarking on significant change. You’ll investigate business behaviour, such as creativity, risk taking and sustainability, in a range of contexts and environments, and will develop a solid grounding in business theory.

The course provides a strong base of critical and creative thinking and cognitive flexibility for problem solving, and you’ll study topics including management, government and business relations, as well as the impact of strategy, leadership, marketing, cultural, workforce issues, commercialisation and globalisation on business. At the conclusion of the course, you’ll have acquired solid communication, collaborative and co-production skills which will allow you to develop and manage networks, operate with integrity in an ethical manner, and lead business and innovation projects with confidence.

Study a Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) at UC and you will:

  • integrate theory and practice in entrepreneurship and innovation, and articulate the impacts of recent developments within the field
  • critically evaluate a range of core business skills to find solutions to future work challenges in legal, economic and global business environments
  • analyse and apply a range of contemporary approaches to business innovation and organisational change
  • develop experience of professional management in work and organisations demonstrating creativity and initiative in new situations
  • apply a range of ethical, socially responsible and sustainable solutions in a changing business environment
  • reflect upon levels of personal autonomy and accountability associated with the decision-making process
  • locate and evaluate a range of research frameworks and skills within entrepreneurship and innovation.

Work Integrated Learning

The Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) integrates theoretical learning with practice thanks to regular authentic Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experiences. Academics and industry work together to facilitate a range of diverse opportunities, including work simulations, internship workshops and placements, industry projects, crowdfunding and fundraising experiences, competitions, guest speakers, exhibitions, overseas study tours and more.

You’ll have access to the on-campus E29@UC co-working space, specifically aimed at community start-ups and entrepreneurs, and will have opportunities to become involved with The Mill House – UC’s social enterprise accelerator in partnership with the Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN) and SERVICE ONE. Previous Entrepreneurship and Innovation students have undertaken internships across a range of sectors, with organisations such as Entry 29, Canberra Innovation Network, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Camp Quality, Rebus Theatre, Red Nose, Salvation Army and PriceWaterhouseCoopers Canberra.

Career opportunities

  • Entrepreneur
  • Company director
  • General manager
  • Chief executive officer
  • Angel investor
  • Business manager
  • Innovation manager
  • Business development manager
  • Business consultant
  • Government policy adviser
  • Commercialisation manager
  • Venture capitalist
  • Product development manager
  • Corporate policy adviser

Course-specific information

High-achieving students can enrol in the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) program.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students:
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students:
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Credit Arrangements

Credit arrangements (if available) for this course can be found on the University's Credit Search website.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

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

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) BBus (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.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,500
2020 CSP $32,300

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Integrate theory and practice in Entrepreneurship and Innovation and articulate the impacts of recent developments within the field. 1.1 UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
1.2 UC graduates are professional: communicate effectively; and
3.1 UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development.
Critically evaluate a range of core and contemporary business skills to synthesise solutions to future work challenges in the legal, economic and global business environment. 1.1 UC graduates are professional: employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills;
2.1 UC graduates are global citizens: think globally about issues in their profession; and
3.4 UC graduates are lifelong learners: evaluate and adopt new technology.
Analyse and apply a range of contemporary approaches to business innovation and organisational change. 1.4 UC graduates are professional: work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict;
2.5 UC graduates are global citizens: make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and
3.3 UC graduates are lifelong learners: adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas.
Develop and apply experience of professional management in work and organisations demonstrating creativity and initiative in new situations. 1.3 UC graduates are professional: use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems;
1.5 UC graduates are professional: display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and
2.3 UC graduates are global citizens: understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures.
Synthesise and apply a range of ethical, socially responsible and sustainable solutions in a changing business environment and reflect upon levels of personal autonomy and accountability associated with the decision-making process. 2.4 UC graduates are global citizens: communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings;
2.6 UC graduates are global citizens: behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives; and
3.2 UC graduates are lifelong learners: be self-aware.
Locate and evaluate a range of research frameworks and skills within Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 1.6 UC graduates are professional: take pride in their professional and personal integrity;
2.2 UC graduates are global citizens: adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries; and
3.1 UC graduates are lifelong learners: reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development.

Course Duration

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

Honours

High performing students may be eligible for entry into the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) course.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for this course for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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