Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The University of Adelaide

Entrepreneurs and investors see the world for what it could be. In an ever-changing landscape, they take the risks to start up new businesses and social ventures. Successful entrepreneurs are savvy, resilient and well-connected. At the University of Adelaide, we invest in your potential. With your degree you might shine a spotlight on an unexpected renewable energy source. You could explore ecotourism or virtual reality. Perhaps you will invest in a world-changing approach to everyday healthcare. This degree is also suitable if you want to be a corporate intrapreneur, driving innovative products and services for employers. You could even find alternative career pathways in government and not-for-profit sectors.

Course Fee:

International: $115,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; or AQF Diploma; or AQF Advanced Diploma


This program gives you knowledge, access to networks and a growth mindset for success. You will: Hone your ability to identify, assess and develop opportunities. Understand financial planning and management. Learn the business modelling behind innovations' commercialisation. Start your own venture in the University's ThincLab Incubator. Get hands-on help from experienced mentors and professionals. There are also unique opportunities for study in linked ThincLab incubators in Singapore and France. In these locations you can: Apply international perspectives and strategies to your ventures. Tap into supported international learning, Access different cultures, networks and opportunities. The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is a 72 unit (3-year full-time equivalent) program. Applicants who hold an AQF Diploma receive advanced standing to the value of 12 units. A number of courses are conducted in intensive mode, allowing flexibility for those with work and family schedules. You will attend a three-day opening intensive and a three-day closing intensive per course. Between the intensive sessions you conduct projects designed to build your research skills. At the end of your degree you complete a project that provides the opportunity to develop your personal interests. For example, past students have completed projects as diverse as developing and launching a business plan through to writing an academic research paper.

Subjects you can Study:

Innovation; Manufacturing; Business; Commerce; Entrepreneurship; Project management

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 60.05 Yes Full time 3 years
North Terrace 60.05 Yes Part time

Walk in remarkable footsteps

The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

Learn from world-leading research

As South Australia’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) research-intensive universities, our researchers collaborate with industry, government and leading institutions around the globe to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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