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The University of Queensland (UQ)

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Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Graduate Certificate

Gain the skills to lead innovation, harness the power of technology and apply the latest thinking to improve business productivity, global competitiveness and create change.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
5689, 096016J
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$21,136 per year / $21,136 total

About this course

Whether you want to develop a new product, tackle a social problem or drive business growth, UQ can help you make a difference.

The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation will teach you about understanding entrepreneurship and innovation in modern business and the benefits created, including better communities.

This 8-unit graduate certificate program undertakes an interdisciplinary approach that utilises UQ's leading position in sciences and the commercialisation of those sciences, so you can learn how to develop and manage new ideas.

Upon graduation, you'll have a globally recognised qualification that is highly regarded by employers and gives you the skills to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship within any organisation, be it a corporation or startup, research organisation or in the public sector.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Develop your understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation in emerging fields that will have a profound effect on how you practice business.
  • Learn from some the world's best researchers and brightest minds in the field, and feel part of a globally connected community with willing mentors, alumni, business partnerships and technology hubs.
  • Gain hands-on experience in turning ideas into reality managing innovative products and services, commercialisation, and operating a lean startup model.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Production biotechnologist
  • Quality control officer
  • Business development manager
  • Brand manager
  • Lead developer
  • Online learning adviser
  • Architecture lead
  • Design technology teacher
  • Solution design manager
  • Business intelligence analyst