Graduate Diploma of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The University of Adelaide

With change gathering pace worldwide, advanced entrepreneurial skills are priceless the X-factor that turns looming threat into emerging opportunity. Entrepreneurs are not just ahead of the curve, they start it. Through a work-friendly blend of online learning, intensive courses and face-to-face workshops, you will: develop a globally informed entrepreneurial mindset learn to creatively solve complex business problems with design thinking deeply understand every aspect of creating a new enterprise be guided by expert mentors most with overseas experience take a new venture from concept to launch in the University's eChallenge.

Course Fee:

Australian: $29,500
International: $40,500

Entry Requirements:

A completed Bachelors degree or equivalent


Our 12-month Graduate Diploma of Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a keenly focused skills fast-track. You will specialise in two of: Entrepreneurial Thinking, Managing New Ventures, International Entrepreneurship, New Venture Start-up. You could also elect to undertake a project abroad working alongside start-ups and mentors in the University's France or Singapore ThincLab studios. And choose from 13 other electives according to your career objectives.

Subjects you can Study:

Innovation; Entrepreneurship

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1 year

Walk in remarkable footsteps

The University of Adelaide’s international reputation for breaking new ground has been forged by a continuous stream of exceptional people. We count among our alumni five Nobel Laureates, over 140 Fulbright Scholars and more than 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first female Indigenous recipient. The country’s first female prime minister also studied here, as did the first Australian-born professional astronaut in space.
Today, our high-achieving culture continues to attract the world’s best and brightest, including students from more than 90 countries.

Be ready for the future workforce

Although many of the jobs you could be doing in a decade’s time don’t yet exist, your best preparation for them does at the University of Adelaide. We’re constantly updating and refining our degrees to ensure that — wherever your passions lie, you’ll gain the flexible capabilities to explore every opportunity tomorrow brings.
Importantly, our degrees’ recognised quality that opens career paths everywhere. We’re ranked inside the world’s top 50 universities in four subject areas; in the top 100 for another 12, and the top 150 for 10 more.*

Learn from world-leading research

As South Australia’s only member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8) research-intensive universities, our researchers collaborate with industry, government and leading institutions around the globe to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Our research—rated 5/5 in over 40 distinct fields^ informs all our degrees. Importantly, it also generates a tangible community benefit. Our total contribution to South Australia’s economy is over $4.23 billion†.
* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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