Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Newcastle

About Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will enable you to think distinctively, creatively and critically in a business environment. The degree provides the skills required to develop entrepreneurial ideas into successful new ventures, or work within existing businesses in an innovative way.

This degree is designed to stretch your imagination and start you down a path of a successful future in an increasingly dynamic commercial world. Your experiences will enable you to think globally and see the big picture, but also give you the tools and networks to dream big and act as a change agent.

Embedding business, innovation and entrepreneurial knowledge into a combined degree program will see you as a leading candidate when applying for jobs in both the public and private sectors, both nationally and internationally.

What you will study

The combined Bachelor of Business /Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides flexibility to select an area of study best suited to your interests matched with teaching and mentoring in entrepreneurship and innovative thinking.

The first year of study is designed to give a strong grounding in the principles and practices of business and equip you with a core set of business development skills. You will complete subjects from a broad area of disciplines relevant to business including:

  • economics
  • law
  • accounting
  • business strategy
  • innovation and entrepreneurship

Moving into the second, third and fourth years of the Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, you will undertake courses relevant to your chosen major sequence.


The Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to allow you to choose from seven majors from a range of fields. Our majors are at the cutting-edge of business trends and will provide you with the knowledge and experience required in a dynamic, modern workplace.

You can also choose to study a double major. This allows you to pursue multiple areas of interest and broaden your range of career options after graduation.

For more information on the difference between a single and double major see the program plans.

View all 6 majors available in this degree
Politics and International Relations Major
Human Resource Management Major
International Business Major
Leadership and Management Major
Marketing Major
Tourism & Event Management Major

Entry Requirements

Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students.  Admission information for Australian students and residents is available from Admission information for international students can be found at During the admission process adjustment factors may be applied to your Selection Rank. Please visit our website to see if you are eligible.

English Program Requirements

All Applicants 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.

Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.0 with no subtest result below 6.0.

English Requirements

  • Min IELTS: 6


This contemporary degree prepares you with the academic knowledge and unique practical experience needed to become highly competitive in rapidly changing regional, national and global economies and communities.

The work-ready skills you will gain from this degree will give you a substantial edge in the following roles:

  • Start-up founder
  • Innovation Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business owner
  • Business Development Officer
  • Account Manager
  • Inventor
  • Consultant for government, organisations and communities
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Course Summary

Study level



Business and Management




4 years

Study mode

On Campus


A$55,836 per year
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