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Graduate Certificate in Venture Acceleration

 
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This course is not offered to international students.

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location
City campus

Min. duration
0.5 years full time

course codes
UTS: C11253v2

This course is one of three graduate certificates in the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (C04304). It is aimed at students who need commercial skills and knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, statistics and sales and marketing to help develop their business ideas into a business plan to pitch for venture capital funding. The course also includes a subject on global entrepreneurship, which provides students with knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation practice in different regions and industries.

This course is one of three graduate certificates in the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (C04304). It is aimed at students who need commercial skills and knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, statistics and sales and marketing to help develop their business ideas into a business plan to pitch for venture capital funding. The course also includes a subject on global entrepreneurship, which provides students with knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation practice in different regions and industries.

Students with assessed business ideas who want to develop a business plan for their venture and pitch for venture fund benefit from studying this course. Students learn about entrepreneurial ventures in other regions and industries through practical cases.

Students also have access to non-award-based seminars and events with entrepreneurs and other relevant industry practitioners which provide reality and rigour to supplement their classroom study.

Course aims

The course is designed to provide students with entrepreneurial skills and knowledge which is academically rigorous but also practical to enable the development of the future entrepreneurs of Australia.

Course fees

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

Tuition fees are charged:

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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$19,840 to A$34,080 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 $698. The total credit points are 36.

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 ideas, corporate innovation executives wanting to upgrade their skills and knowledge, and current entrepreneurs who require specific skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
22910 Accounting for New Ventures3
25920 Entrepreneurial Finance3
25930 Entrepreneurial Statistics3
24910 Entrepreneurial Marketing and Sales3
21943 Venture Planning and Pitching12
21945 Global Entrepreneurship12
Total36

Course structure explained

The course comprises four core online subjects, totalling 12 credit points, and two subjects, totalling 24 credit points. Students who have completed the core online subjects only have to complete two subjects (24 credit points).

Additional information

Course duration

The course may be completed in one session of full-time study.

This course in normally available in Summer session each year.

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.

The English proficiency requirement for 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.

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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 core subjects is assessed for credit recognition. No other credits for prior learning are provided.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is 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, and the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (C04304).

Scholarships, prizes and awards

Scholarships

Prizes and awards

UTS: Handbook

See the Graduate Certificate in Venture Acceleration in the UTS: Handbook for comprehensive course details.
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