The master of
entrepreneurship

This is the course for anybody who ever had a great idea who wanted to do something with it. The University of Melbourne’s Master of Entrepreneurship, delivered at Wade Institute, will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to develop and launch new innovative businesses

The course will help students to successfully commercialise products and services, and to help them to launch their first business or build the strength of their future businesses. This is a strategic, industry-leading program for anybody who wants to build a career in the exciting and rapidly exploding world of start-ups.

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One-year full-time and two-year part-time options are available. Applications for 2018 are now open.

 

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Program Structure: Sample full-time program

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Entry Requirements:

  1. undergraduate degree in any discipline (min. 65% grade point average)
  2. complete an online questionnaire
  3. 5 mins video pitching why you should be selected for the Master of Entrepreneurship cohort
  4. interview, for shortlisted candidates only

Application Deadlines:

  • Round 1: Sunday 30 April 2017
  • Round 2: Friday 30 June 2017
  • Round 3: Saturday 30 September 2017
  • Round 4: Monday 27 November 2017

2018 Scholarships and Financial Aid

We don’t want financial capacity to be a barrier for aspiring entrepreneurs, so all Master of Entrepreneurship applicants are eligible to apply for scholarships and financial aid. Talk to us about how to apply.

$10,000 to $25,000 – Ormond Entrepreneurs’ Scholarship x 8

Major contributors: Bill Hopper, Janet and Andrew Michelmore, Annie and John Paterson Foundation, Alex and Rob Priestley, and David Williamson.

$25,000 – Corrs Chambers Westgarth Entrepreneurs’ Scholarship

Offered to ensure that entrepreneurs with the greatest potential can bring their ideas to life. Established by Corrs Chambers Westgarth, they are also our expert legal advisors and will teach the legal components to the Master of Entrepreneurship studies.

$25,000 – Impact Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Offered to support an emerging entrepreneur with the potential to positively impact social or environmental challenges. Established by Amanda Coote, co-founder of Forever New, she is also a founding advisory board member of the University of Melbourne’s Impact Entrepreneurship Program, Compass.

$25,000 – Naomi Milgrom Scholarship

Offered to a female entrepreneur to increase the representation of female business owners. Established by retail executive Naomi Milgrom, CEO of Sussan Group.

$25,000 – Neville and Di Bertalli Scholarship x 2

Offered to two emerging entrepreneurs with a demonstrated commitment to the agricultural sector. Established by Neville and Di Bertalli Scholarship to inspire entrepreneurs to change the future of Australia’s agricultural practices and food production.

$25,000 – Australia Post Scholarship

Offered to an emerging entrepreneur interested in creating an e-commerce business or an entrepreneur who intends to locate their business in regional or rural Australia. Established by Australia Post to foster entrepreneurship for female founders, social causes, and regional communities.

$25,000 – MYOB Scholarship

Offered to an emerging entrepreneur to support and nurture their learning in entrepreneurship and innovation.

$20,000 – STEMM Scholarship

Offered to someone with an undergrad or postgraduate degree in any STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine) discipline interested in commercialising their STEMM research or ideas.

$15,000 – Credit Suisse Scholarship

Offered to an emerging high-potential entrepreneur to support and nurture their startup journey.

up to $20K – Wade Financial Assistance x up to 10

Faculty of Business & Economics, Graduate Merit Scholarships

50% fee-remission scholarships based on academic merit. All applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Additional benefits:

$10,000 – ‘Best Startup Pitch’ Prize x 2

Sponsored by Credit Suisse and CMB Capital, two $10,000 prizes are offered to graduates of the Master of Entrepreneurship who effectively pitch their start-up ideas to a panel of investors and leading entrepreneurs, at the end of year Pitch Night.

MYOB Essentials Subscription

Available for all current and graduating students to use within their first year of business.

2017 scholarship recipients

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Australia Post Scholarship

Kasser Taleb

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Credit Suisse Scholarship

Sakshi Thakur

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth Scholarship

Mary Minas

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MYOB Scholarship

Melanie Williams

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Naomi Milgrom Female Entrepreneur Scholarship

Daarshinie Nadarajan

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Impact Entrepreneurship

Laura Youngson

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STEMM Scholarship

Milosh Milosh

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Speakers

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Georgia Beattie

Startup Victoria

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Greg Roebuck

Carsales.com

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Cyan Ta'eed

Envato

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Simon Griffiths

Who Gives A Crap

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Tania de Jong AM

Creative Universe

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Liz Atkinson Volpe

Zest Possibilities, Project Gen Z and The League of Extraordinary Women

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Tom Griffith

Emma & Tom's

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Stevan Premutico

Dimmi

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Roslyn Campbell

Tsuno

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Phil Catania

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Amanda Gome

Head of Notable Media

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James Douglas

Founder of Newmarket Capital

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Amanda Walker

Co-Founder of Lord of the Fries

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Faculty

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Prof Colin McLeod

Managing Growth and Pathways to Market

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Dr Greg Nyilasy

Create Your Own Enterprise

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Jodie Imam

Garage Project

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Prof Frank Vetere

Design Thinking

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Ishani Chattopadhyay

Mentor

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Dr Marcus Powe

Mentor

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Assoc Prof Rufus Black

Entrepreneur Within

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Albie Brooks

Business Acumen for Entrepreneurs

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Assoc Prof Kwanghui Lim

Create Your Own Enterprise

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