Undergraduate major

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Learn how to transform ideas into action. Cultivate your entrepreneurial mindset through developing creativity, innovation and problem-solving skills. An enterprising mindset future proofs your career options, whether you want to start your own business or work for a business.

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Murdoch code

MJ-EI

Study mode

Full Time or Part Time

Selection rank

70

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Overview

Use your creativity, innovation and problem solving skills to work for yourself or others to push through ideas that challenge the status quo.

Explore collaborative problem-solving methodologies, ideation tools and project management skills needed to build social capital and networks as you develop business solutions.

Combining this major with your business degree will allow you to develop soft skills that complement the technical and functional skills of
business.

3 reasons to study Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Murdoch

  1. You will be supported in your studies where you can connect, collaborate and create with local businesses and industry members.
  2. Create a business idea, develop it and have the chance launch it in your final year.
  3. Utilise innovative teaching approaches such as Lego© Serious Play©, Design Thinking, Lean StartUp, Gamification or Neuroeducation.

What you’ll learn

Build the knowledge and skills you need to meet your career or study goals. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:

  • Understanding innovation, how it develops and how it can be managed
  • Problem-solving methodologies to find solutions for business and societal challenges
  • Project management
  • Developing effective human capital and social networks
  • How to influence the process of building competitive advantage

Your future career

When you graduate you could work for yourself or work within any industry or sector. Your future career could include:

  • Entrepreneur/Business Owner
  • Work in a Start-Up
  • Intrapreneur (you could be a manager within a company who promotes corporate changes)
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Analyst or Manager
  • Social Enterprise Consultant

For more details about this course, please download our information pack. 

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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