The master of
entrepreneurship

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.

  • 1 year intensive full-time with classes 5 days a week, 2 years part-time
  • Small cohorts
  • 24-7 access to co-working studio
  • Weekly guest speakers
  • 2018 Fees: $50,256

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CRICOS CODE: 089646D

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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:

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Program Structure

Build a strong entrepreneurial toolkit to help you turn ideas into viable businesses, in any field.

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Critical thinking

Subject: Foundations of Entrepreneurship in Practice

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Business acumen

Subject: Business Acumen for Entrepreneurs

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Build a startup

Subject: Garage Project

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Creative problem solving

Subject: Design Thinking

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Business models

Subject: Creating a Successful Business Model

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Self-leadership

Subject: The Entrepreneur Within

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Grow your startup

Subject: Create Your Own Enterprise

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How to scale

Subject: Managing Pathways to Market

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Legal and regulatory req's

Subject: Entrepreneurial Organisational Foundations

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How to apply

Entry Requirements:

1. Complete an online form

2. 5 mins video pitch about yourself

3. Undergraduate degree in any discipline (min. 65% grade point avg.)

4. Interview, for shortlisted candidates only

All applicants must satisfy the University’s English language requirements for graduate courses.

Refer to The University of Melbourne website for a detailed entry requirements.

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Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Sunday 30 April 2017 (CLOSED)

Round 2: Friday 30 June 2017 (CLOSED)

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 $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.

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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Ann Sherry

Chairman, Carnival Australia

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Greg Roebuck

Founder, Carsales.com

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Georgia Beattie

CEO, Startup Victoria

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Simon Griffiths

Founder, Who Gives A Crap

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Cyan Ta'eed

Co-founder, Envato

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Tom Griffith

Co-founder, Emma & Tom's

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Liz Atkinson Volpe

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

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Phil Catania

Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Amanda Gome

Head of Notable Media

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John Brumby

Former Premier of Victoria

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Amanda Walker

Co-Founder, Lord of the Fries

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Nick Crocker

Partner, Blackbird Ventures

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Kate Cornick

CEO, LaunchVic

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Faculty

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Prof Colin McLeod

Managing Growth and Pathways to Market

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Jodie Imam

Garage Project

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Dr Greg Nyilasy

Create Your Own Enterprise

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Ishani Chattopadhyay

Mentor

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Prof Frank Vetere

Design Thinking

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Dr Marcus Powe

Leading 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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Martin Nally

Entrepreneurial Organisations Foundations

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