Bachelor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship examines the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in creating and/or growing ventures in everything from large corporations, to small businesses, the not-for-profit sector, and community organisations.

Entrepreneurship and innovation is vital to all aspects of the community and is applied to many disciplines including: business, information technology, science, engineering, the performing and creative arts, hospitality, fashion, digital media and the not-for-profit sector.

The programme is designed to provide students with an understanding of the processes, risks, rewards, motivations and societal impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship within regional, national and global perspectives. It aims to develop and inspire individuals interested in creating innovative futures that influence markets, economies and communities.

duration Duration
24mths (Part-time)
entry requirements Entry Requirements
intake Intake
Not accepting new applicants

This programme is offered on a part-time basis.

  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship (3 units)
  • Ethics and Cultural Aspects of Entrepreneurship (3 units)
  • New Venture Planning (3 units)
  • Entrepreneurial Strategy and Resourcing (3 units)
  • Applied Entrepreneurship (3 units)
  • Technology Commercialisation (3 units)
  • Project Management for New Ventures (3 units)
  • Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship (3 units)
  • Opportunity Assessment (3 units)
  • Innovation and Creativity (3 units)
  • Entrepreneurship Research Project (6 units)

Students are required to validate on pre-requisite and/or assumed knowledge before course enrolment.

Admission Criteria
A Diploma or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised polytechnic. Recognition of prior learning from other institutions will be considered upon application.

Language Proficiency

  • Achieved GCE ‘O’ Level credit pass (grade 1 to 6) in English as First Language; OR
  • An equivalent English Language qualification; OR
  • Successful completion of recognised approved prior learning from other institutions, where the language of instruction was English

English Language Requirement
All programmes at the University of Adelaide are taught in English. Students with a recognised academic qualification that was not completed in English, are required to undertake an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) examination. The minimum required overall band score is 6, with a band score of 6 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in reading and listening.


Application Fee S$100 (Non-Refundable)
Fee Per Course S$1,610
Project Course S$2,405
Total Tuition Fee
Administration Fee
S$250 Nett
  • The above fees are subjected to prevailing GST (not applicable for Administration Fee).
  • The total fee payable per programme will vary if exemptions are granted.
  • Course fees are charged on the basis of the number of courses enrolled in a given term.
  • All fees quoted are in Singapore dollars. NAA reserves the right to change the course fee without prior notice.

May include, but not limited to examinations, group assignments, individual assignments, consulting projects, presentations, quizzes, tests, tutorial work as prescribed within each course.

Registry of Lecturers and their Teaching Modules

The academic year is made up of four terms of approximately 12 weeks each. Students can complete up to two courses in each term delivered over intensive blocks of lectures and/or tutorials.

Graduates may be interested in starting up their own businesses or advising those who do. Graduates may find employment opportunities in innovative or entrepreneurial positions in a wide range of leadership and support roles within existing enterprises, both large and small, or managing new ventures within large organisations.

Potential careers
Business Development Manager, Entrepreneur, Business Consultant Business Development Manager, Business Management, CEO, Entrepreneur, General Manager, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Innovation Manager

  • Knowledge and understanding of the content and techniques of a chosen discipline at advanced levels that are internationally recognised.
  • The ability to locate, analyse, evaluate and synthesise information from a wide variety of sources in a planned and timely manner.
  • An ability to apply effective, creative and innovative solutions, both independently and cooperatively, to current and future problems.
  • Skills of a high order in interpersonal understanding, teamwork and communication.
  • A proficiency in the appropriate use of contemporary technologies.
  • A commitment to continuous learning and the capacity to maintain intellectual curiosity throughout life.
  • A commitment to the highest standards of professional endeavour and the ability to take a leadership role in the community.
  • An awareness of ethical, social and cultural issues within a global context and their importance in the exercise of professional skills and responsibilities

The University of Adelaide has been awarded international accreditation for its Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship programmes from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

The Adelaide Business School is a full member of the European Foundation for Management Development (or EFMD). EFMD is one of the key business school networks in the world and being a part of the network will bring many opportunities for faculty and student exchanges, knowledge sharing and collaboration.

The University of Adelaide is committed to regular reviews of the programmes and courses it offers to students. The University of Adelaide therefore reserves the right to discontinue or vary the programmes and courses without being required to provide prior notice.