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Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship

 

MBA in Entrepreneurship

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location
City campus

Min. duration
1 year full time

course codes
UTS: C04304v1
CRICOS: 087948F

The Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship is a unique 12-month intensive MBA designed for entrepreneurs and innovators. The program provides students with the skills, knowledge and networks needed to take an idea, develop it into a product or service offering, create a commercial or social venture and take the venture to market.

The Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship is a unique 12-month intensive MBA designed for entrepreneurs and innovators. The program provides students with the skills, knowledge and networks needed to take an idea, develop it into a product or service offering, create a commercial or social venture and take the venture to market. Students learn fundamental business skills in accounting, finance, marketing, sales and data analytics and develop knowledge in important areas of entrepreneurship and innovation management including learning how to identify and commercialise opportunities, how to apply start-up methods to develop products and services, how to seek support and funding for their ventures and how to scale entrepreneurial organisations. Students are embedded in the local entrepreneurial ecosystem (incubators, accelerators, venture capitalists) and exposed to global best practices while they develop networks useful for their own venture.

Students with commercial or social venture ideas who want to develop their business and entrepreneurial skills and knowledge benefit from studying this program. The flexible modular structure of the program allows students to study the program in stages while developing and working on their entrepreneurial or innovation project. Students also have access to a project space, a mentor program and non-award based master classes and events with entrepreneurs and other relevant industry practitioners who provide 'reality and rigour' to supplement their classroom study.

Course aims

The course is designed to provide students with entrepreneurial skills and knowledge in a flexible and modular structure which is academically rigorous but also practical to enable the development of future entrepreneurs and innovators.

Typical study program

A typical full-time program is shown below for students commencing in Autumn session.

Autumn sessionCredit pointsSubject code
22910 Accounting for New Ventures322910
25920 Entrepreneurial Finance325920
25930 Data Analytics for Entrepreneurs325930
24910 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Sales324910
21940 Opportunity Commercialisation1221940
Spring sessionCredit pointsSubject code
21941 Leadership, Teams and Scalability621941
21942 Corporate Structures and Intellectual Property621942
21944 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Practice1221944
Summer sessionCredit pointsSubject code
21943 Venture Planning and Pitching1221943
21945 Global Entrepreneurship1221945

Course fees

For relevant fee information, are you a Local student or International student

In most cases, UTS offers domestic students entry to postgraduate courses on a fee paying basis.

Tuition fees are charged:

  • based on the particular course in which you are enrolled
  • based on the number of credit points in which you are enrolled
  • at the rates set for the current year and revised annually

Fees for future year(s) published in the online calculator, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only.  UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

Tuition fees can be found in the online calculator.

A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Find out whether there are CSPs available in this course by visiting our postgraduate fees page.

In addition to tuition fees, students are required to pay a Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). The purchase of textbooks and other course materials may also result in additional costs.

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Tuition fees for international students vary between courses and range from A$20,610 to A$50,140 per year.

Tuition fees for international postgraduate coursework students can be found using fees search.

Tuition fees must be paid in advance each session and are subject to annual increase. Fees for future year(s) published in fees search, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only. UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

 

For this course, the cost per credit point for 2017 is $712. The total credit points are 72.

All international students should familiarise themselves with the following documents:

In addition to tuition fees, students may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). Textbooks and other course materials will also result in additional costs.

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For further information on costs related to your study at UTS, visit the international students' fees information page.

Careers

The course suits students from business and non-business backgrounds who are interested in entrepreneurship and developing their own business, corporate innovation managers and executives wanting to upgrade their skills and knowledge, and current entrepreneurs who seek specific skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
22910 Accounting for New Ventures3
25920 Entrepreneurial Finance3
25930 Data Analytics for Entrepreneurs3
24910 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Sales3
21940 Opportunity Commercialisation12
21941 Leadership, Teams and Scalability6
21942 Corporate Structures and Intellectual Property6
21943 Venture Planning and Pitching12
21944 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Practice12
21945 Global Entrepreneurship12
Total72

Course structure explained

The program comprises 72 credit points. The program is structured as three graduate certificates, each comprising 24 credit points.

Additional information

Course duration

The course is normally completed in one year of full-time study. However, the flexible modular structure of the program allows students to enter into any of the three graduate certificates at the time of their choosing.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Applicants also require:

  • a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 out of 4 with less than 10 per cent fail grades, or
  • a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) overall minimum score of 550 with verbal 25, quantitative 35 and AWA 4.0.

Applicants with a Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation (C11251), Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship (C11252) or Graduate Certificate in Venture Acceleration (C11253) must have completed it with at least a credit average.

An interview process may also be required.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course.

If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.

Credit recognition

Recognised prior learning in the following core subjects may be assessed for credit recognition:

  • 22910 Accounting for New Ventures
  • 25920 Entrepreneurial Finance
  • 25930 Data Analytics for Entrepreneurs
  • 24910 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Sales

No other credits for prior learning are provided.

Articulation with UTS courses

While the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship is offered as a standalone qualification, it is also part of an articulated program of study comprising the Graduate Certificate in Commercialisation (C11251), the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship (C11252), the Graduate Certificate in Venture Acceleration (C11253) and the Master of Business Administration Entrepreneurship.

Where a student articulates from one level of study to another, only one testamur is issued.

Scholarships, prizes and awards

Scholarships

Prizes and awards

UTS: Handbook

See the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship in the UTS: Handbook for comprehensive course details.
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