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.
Sample full-time program:
Build a strong entrepreneurial toolkit to help you turn ideas into viable businesses, in any field.
Subject: Foundations of Entrepreneurship in Practice
Subject: Business Acumen for Entrepreneurs
Subject: Garage Project
Subject: Design Thinking
Subject: Creating a Successful Business Model
Subject: The Entrepreneur Within
Subject: Create Your Own Enterprise
Subject: Managing Pathways to Market
Subject: Entrepreneurial Organisational Foundations
1. Complete an online form
2. 5 mins video pitch about yourself
3. Undergraduate degree in any discipline (min. 70% grade point avg.)
4. Interview, for shortlisted candidates only
All applicants must satisfy the University’s English language requirements for graduate courses.
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Application Deadlines (2019 intake):
Round 1: Sunday 8 April 2018
Round 2: Sunday 20 May 2018
Round 3: Sunday 29 July 2018
Round 4: Monday 19 November 2018
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.
$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.
Founder, Who Gives A Crap
Co-Founder, Lord of the Fries
Co-founder, Emma & Tom's
Founder, Beattie Wines
Partner, Blackbird Ventures
Chairman, Carnival Australia
Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Zest Possibilities, Project Gen Z and The League of Extraordinary Women
Head of Notable Media
Former Premier of Victoria
Managing Growth and Pathways to Market
Foundations of Entrepreneurship Practice
Business Acumen for Entrepreneurs
Create Your Own Enterprise
Entrepreneurial Organisations Foundations