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ATAR cut-off
N/A
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International entry requirement

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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UAC code

N/A
Newcastle

Start dates
  • No further intake
Mode of delivery

Face to Face

Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

UON program code: 40007

Program handbook

Description

The Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BIE) is a 240 unit Bachelor degree comprising 160 units of Core Courses and 80 units of Electives. The program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the processes, risks, rewards, motivations and societal impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship within regional, national and global perspectives. It aims to develop and inspire individuals interested in creating innovative futures that influence markets, economies and communities. It is a multi-disciplinary program that appeals to people from all backgrounds.

This program is only available as a combined program:

  • Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (320 units)
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (320 units)

Program learning outcomes

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • Communicate effectively, (a) orally and/or (b) in writing
  • Work effectively (a) independently and (b) in teams.
  • Engage in critical thinking and analytical problem-solving
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory, models and concepts relevant to Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Display proficiency in the utilization of information and technology in business
  • Apply broadly business skills that incorporate understanding of ethical, economic, regulatory and global perspectives

Details

Information correct as at28th Mar 2017 1:40pm
Program code40007
AQF level

Level 7 Bachelor Degree

Locations and UAC codes
Mode of delivery
  • Face to Face
Duration
  • Australian students - 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
ATAR (2016)
LocationCut-offMedian

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Assumed knowledgeHSC Mathematics or equivalent
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Business and Law
Contributing schools
  1. Newcastle Law School
  2. Newcastle Business School
  3. School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Relevant University rules and policies

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Admission information

Admission requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students through one of the following combined programs:

  • Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (320 units)
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (320 units)

Admission information for Australian students and residents is available from http://www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students .  Admission information for international students can be found at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/study-with-us/how-to-apply .

You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).  Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/undergraduate-programs/how-to-get-in/domestic-students/options-for-entry/bonus-points.html to see if you are eligible.

 

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.


Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

240 units

Program duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 8 years maximum.

Program requirements

To complete the degree, students must pass courses totalling 240 units (generally made up of 24 courses worth 10 units each). The academic program has two distinct components: core courses, and elective courses.

To satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship degree program you must complete:

  • A total of 240 units (generally made up of 24 courses worth 10 units each)
  • No more than 100 units at the 1000 (first year) level
  • Between 40 and 100 units at the 2000 (second year) level and 3000 (third year) level
  • All the Core Courses - 160 units.
  • The remaining units (electives) can be chosen from any discipline area within the University. See below for suggested electives.

AART1500 Introduction to 2-Dimensional Studies

AART1600 Introduction to 3-Dimensional Studies

AART1700 Introduction to Photomedia

AART3150 Contemporary Focus on Historical Themes in Art

CHIN1110 Elementary Chinese I

CHIN1120 Elementary Chinese II

HLSC2100 Volunteerism and Volunteer Management

CAPA1001 Creative & Performing Arts 1

CAPA2001 Creative and Performing Arts 2

CAPA3001 Creative and Performing Arts 3

MNGT3002 Knowledge Management

MNGT3009 Business Development and Growth

Students may study 40 units of courses which comprise a minor (see additional program information below). When you have successfully completed your program, your transcript and testamur will specify completed major/s but will not specify completed minors. Details of minors are listed below.

 

Accounting

ACFI1002 Accounting Practice

ACFI2003 Management Accounting

ACFI2011 Financial Accounting

ACFI3001 Accounting Theory

Chinese

CHIN1110 Elementary Chinese I

CHIN1120 Elementary Chinese II

CHIN2301 Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese I

CHIN2302 Intermediate Comprehensive Chinese II

Communication

CMNS1230 Foundations of Media Production

CMNS1000 Introduction to Digital Communication

CMNS2800 Creative Industries Entrepreneurship

CMNS3310 Communication, Creativity and Cultural Production

Economics

ECON1001 Microeconomics for Business Decisions

ECON1002 Macroeconomics in the Global Economy

Plus one of the two options:

Option A

ECON2001 Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON3005 Economics of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

OR

Option B

ECON2002 Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECON3008 International Macroeconomics

Finance

ACFI1002 Accounting Practice

ACFI2070 Business Finance

ACFI2080 Corporate Finance

ACFI3130 Derivatives Securities

Governance, Policy and Political Economy

POLI1010 Australian Politics and Government

POLI2203 International Political Economy and Global Development

POLI2180 Politics, Policy and Government

POLI3130 Principles of Public Policy

Human Resource Management

IRHR1002 Dynamics of People and Work in Organisations

IRHR2270 Human Resource Management

IRHR2010 Introduction to Industrial Relations

IRHR3000 Applied Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

International Business

IBUS1000 Managing International Business Risk

IBUS2001 Cross Cultural Management and Negotiations

IBUS2003 International Trade Logistics

Plus one from the following:

ACFI3140 International Finance

ECON3003 Global Trade and Finance

IRHR3540 International Human Resource Management

MKTG3060 International Marketing

Japanese

JAPN1110 Elementary Japanese 1

JAPN1120 Elementary Japanese 2

JAPN2111 Intermediate Japanese 1

JAPN2112 Intermediate Japanese 2

Leadership

MNGT1001 Introduction to Management

MNGT2005 Leadership & Ethics

MNGT2006 Dynamic Business Decisions

MNGT3011 Leading Organisational Change

Marketing

MKTG1001 Foundations of Marketing

MKTG2101 Consumer Behaviour

MKTG2010 Marketing Research

MTKG3002 Digital and Social Media Marketing

Psychology

PSYC1010 Psychology Introduction 1

PSYC1020 Psychology Introduction 2

PSYC2600 Personality and Social Psychology

PSYC3600 Advanced Social and Organisational Psychology

Sports Management

LEIS1000 Leisure Behaviour and Organisation

LEIS2000 Contemporary Sports and Club Management

TOUR2002 Visitor Management

LEIS3000 Events Management

Tourism Management

LEIS1000 Leisure Behaviour and Development

TOUR2000 Tourism and Environmental Management

TOUR2001 Tourism and Cultural Heritage

TOUR3000 Tourism and Environmental Management


Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Courses

Complete all core courses.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
ACFI1001Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ACFI1003Introduction to Finance
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
ECON1001Microeconomics for Business Decisions
  • Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
LEGL1001Foundations of Law
  • Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MKTG1001Foundations of Marketing
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1001Introduction to Management
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT1002Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
STAT1060Business Decision Making
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 2 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2002Business Venturing
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
10 units
MNGT2003Entrepreneurial and Innovation Diversity
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Central Coast)
10 units
MNGT2004Managing Innovation
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT2005Leadership and Ethics
  • Trimester 1 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Central Coast)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units
MNGT3006Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
20 units
MNGT3007Social Entrepreneurship
  • Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
MNGT3008Advanced Innovation Management
  • Trimester 3 - 2017 (Singapore)
  • Semester 2 - 2017 (Newcastle City Precinct)
10 units

Suggested electives

Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them. However, the Faculty suggests the following course options that may complement your program or major.

A full list of courses that are available to study as an elective can be found in the course handbook.

CodeTitleUnits
AART1500Introduction to 2-Dimensional Studies

Students can only choose up to 100 units at the 1000

10 units
AART1600Introduction to 3-Dimensional Studies

Students can only choose up to 100 units at the 1000

10 units
AART1700Photomedia

Students can only choose up to 100 units at the 1000

10 units
AART3150Currencies 2: Contemporary Focus on Historical Themes in Art10 units
CAPA1001Creative and Performing Arts 1

Students can only choose up to 100 units at the 1000

10 units
CAPA2001Creative and Performing Arts 210 units
CAPA3001Creative and Performing Arts 310 units
CHIN1110Elementary Chinese I

Students can only choose up to 100 units at the 1000

10 units
CHIN1120Elementary Chinese II

Students can only choose up to 100 units at the 1000

10 units
HLSC2100Volunteerism - Perspectives and Management10 units
MNGT3002Knowledge Management10 units
MNGT3009Business Development and Growth10 units

Honours

Honours is available as an additional year (or part-time eqv) to meritorious students.


Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Special needs

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online