Highlights

  • Study in a supportive learning environment with small class sizes, experienced educators and more contact hours.
  • Build entrepreneurial thinking to give you the tools to problem solve and develop innovative solutions.
  • Connect into the QUT entrepreneurial community with direct access to our entrepreneurs-in-residence. 
  • Graduate with 1 year of credit (advanced standing) towards the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (International), Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication or Bachelor of Information Technology. 

Highlights

  • Study in a supportive learning environment with small class sizes, experienced educators and more contact hours.
  • Build entrepreneurial thinking to give you the tools to problem solve and develop innovative solutions.
  • Connect into the QUT entrepreneurial community with direct access to our entrepreneurs-in-residence. 
  • Graduate with 1 year of credit (advanced standing) towards the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (International), Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication or Bachelor of Information Technology. 

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Why choose this course?

This course will provide you with a framework for entrepreneurial thinking and give you tools to problem solve and develop innovative solutions. These core skills are highly valued in any organisation and across all levels of business.

You’ll get to put these skills into practice when you go through the process of launching your own side-hustle.

Immerse yourself in QUT’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. You’ll have access to QUT foundry co-working spaces, our entrepreneurs-in-residence, and current or past students who are running their own start-ups.

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What to expect

The Diploma in Entrepreneurship introduces you to entrepreneurial thinking and give you tools to problem solve and develop innovative solutions. In addition, the diploma has a strong focus on the development of academic skills required at university, preparing you for successful study.

All units adopt a blended approach to learning. On-campus classes are supported by online activities, helping you to become an independent learner. You’ll benefit from additional contact hours with experienced QUT educators in smaller class sizes allowing a more personalised learning experience.

 

 

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be automatically offered a place in:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business (International)
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

To achieve maximum credit for your diploma, you must complete a full creative Industries, information technology or business pathway. 

Details and units

To meet the course requirements of the Diploma in Entrepreneurship, you must complete:

  • Four Entrepreneurship core units (48 credit points) and four units from either Business Pathway, Creative Industries Pathway or Information Technology Pathway.

Requirements

Course code
EE18
QTAC code
420001
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
8 - 12 months full-time
16 - 24 months part-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:

  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

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Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

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Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

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Adjustments to your ATAR/selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your ATAR or selection rank will be applied to this course.

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Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2023

420001 Diploma in Entrepreneurship

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Minimum English language requirements

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2022 fees

2022: CSP $11,800 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2022 fees

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

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Applying guide

When you're preparing your application, make sure you have all the important information. This includes understanding the entry requirements, and checking if you're eligible for advanced standing (credit).

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