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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Gain the skills to lead innovation, harness the power of technology and apply the latest thinking to improve business productivity, 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 entrepreneurship and innovation in modern business and the benefits created, including better communities.

Your 8 unit Graduate Certificate program undertakes an interdisciplinary approach that utilises UQ's leading position in sciences and the commercialisation of those sciences, so you can learn how to develop and manage new ideas.

Upon graduation, you'll have a globally recognised master's qualification that is highly regarded by employers and gives you the skills to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship within any organisation, be it a corporation or startup, research organisation or in the public sector.

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.

 

Intakes

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process

Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career possibilities
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Production biotechnologist
  • Quality control officer
  • Business development manager
  • Brand manager
  • Lead developer
  • Online learning adviser
  • Architecture lead
  • Design technology teacher
  • Solution design manager
  • Business intelligence analyst

Admission Requirement / Eligibility 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.