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Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship

  • Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; up to 10 years

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    University of Canberra

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What you'll learn

About this course

This online Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship will prepare you to make your business dream a reality - whether that's opening a cafe or launching the next tech disruptor.

Delivered by Ducere in partnership with the University of Canberra, this course offers a unique blend of insights from the world's top CEOs and leaders and the kind of practical assessment that will give you the chance to build your business as you learn.

Learn what it takes to innovate, the difference between leadership and management, the proven formulas behind sales and marketing and how to deliver the perfect pitch. Once you've gained these skills you'll begin to flesh out the details of your business with venture-building activities including designing business models and building captivating brands.

Ducere's courses are exam-free and competency based, so you can progress at your own pace, and complete the degree in your own time - you can even take up to 10 years to finish. If you have an idea but want the qualification, then this is the online course that will help you launch your career without holding you back.

Shorter programs

If, for some reason, you're unable to study the entire Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, you've got the freedom to opt for an early exit. This means you don't have to commit to the whole degree, but can still gain recognition for what you've studied so far. Depending on the units completed, you may exit with a higher education Diploma in Applied Entrepreneurship (8 units) or Associate Degree in Applied Entrepreneurship (16 units).


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must:

  • Have completed Year 12 with a minimum ATAR score of 60.00; OR
  • Have 2 years' relevant full-time work experience; OR
  • Hold a diploma in a field related to business or management

Alternate entry paths will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Areas of study

In this entrepreneurship course, the key content areas you will cover include:

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Leadership and management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Pitching and presentations
  • Investment and fundraising
Ducere has partnered with some of Australia’s leading education providers to offer online courses in business and management with a difference. Catering for those with an ambitious, entrepreneurial and innovative spirit, Ducere’s course offering has been developed in conjunction with some of the world’s most successful leaders. Learn from a Global Faculty comprised of presidents and prime ministers, Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize winners, scientists, academics and philanthropists, and gain real-world insight into what drives successful business. With all courses – from diploma-level right through to the unique MBA program – delivered entirely online and at your own pace, you can learn while you work.
As a student of Ducere, you’ll receive ongoing support and personalised advice. Login to the award-winning learning platform for instant access to forums, videos, infographics and a range of other tools designed to make learning easy. You can even track your progress as you go!

You’ll also gain unrivalled access to a global network of world leaders in their respective fields: from business to politics, philanthropy, science and the arts. Call or email your mentor at anytime, or tap into the Ducere network of business owners and entrepreneurs for real-world advice.

After graduating, you’ll continue to receive exclusive invites to industry events, workshops and seminars to consolidate your learning and connect with like-minded professionals. Access to the Global Leaders Faculty of over 250 renowned influencers is for life, so your career is assured a competitive edge like no other.

Career outcomes

On completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship from the University of Canberra.

The course is designed to get you job-ready, which in this case will equip you to validate the potential of business opportunities and to build and grow new ventures.

Curious about where a career in business could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Financial Dealer
  • Financial Broker
  • Marketing Officer
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur

Payment options & support

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay-as-you-go, or take advantage of one the University of Canberra's payment plans.

A limited number of scholarships are also available. Enquire now to find out more.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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