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This one-year course is for anybody who ever had a great idea and wanted to do something with it.

The University of Melbourne’s Master of Entrepreneurship, delivered at Wade Institute, will provide you with the skills, powerful network and practical experience to turn ideas into transformative businesses.

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The degree is a collaboration between the Faculty of Business and Economics and the School of Engineering at the University of Melbourne and Ormond College.

As a Master of Entrepreneurship student, you’re also a member of the highly-regarded Ormond College community. A thriving entrepreneurial and academic precinct that offers student accommodation, 7 meals a week, onsite gym, counselling services, resident academics and weekly social and sporting activities.


Wade Inc

Our bridging program for Master of Entrepreneurship alumni to supercharge their startups.

Wade Inc. is an opportunity for early founders to work, collaborate and connect with people and resources to take their startups to the next stage. Learn how to jump the common hurdles and tackle the big questions so when it comes to sustainable growth, you’re all over it.

Wade Inc is exclusive to Master of Entrepreneurship alumni, at no additional cost and by application only.



– Individual guidance and support from professional mentors

– 24/7 access your own dedicated workspace in our co-working studio

– Access to a vast network of investors and startup experts

– Invites to Wade events, guest speakers and workshops

– 7 meals per week

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 $20,000 – Ormond Entrepreneurs’ Scholarship x up to 20

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.

Wade Financial Assistance

For students with a high financial need.

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

Sponsored by Credit Suisse, this $10,000 prize is 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.

2018 scholarship recipients

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Credit Suisse Scholarship

Amila Waniganayake

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Australia Post Scholarship

Tony Tan

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth Scholarship

Lisa Stephenson

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MYOB Scholarship

Jaxon Hickey

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Naomi Milgrom Scholarship

Valerie Judge

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Neville & Di Bertalli Scholarship

Claire Bremner

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Neville & Di Bertalli Scholarship

Paul Lockwood

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Impact Entrepreneur Scholarship

Roni Steiger

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STEMM Scholarship

Willian Korim

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