Bachelor of Applied Social Entrepreneurship

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
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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About this course

Want to drive social change and build a business you can be proud of? Learn what it takes to nurture a social enterprise and tackle the big issues with this online Bachelor of Applied Social Entrepreneurship course.

Offered by Dūcere in partnership with the University of Canberra, this program presents personal insights from global leaders including Nobel laureates and former prime ministers as you learn to turn social activism into a business venture.

With the growing emergence of social enterprises and greater emphasis on corporate social responsibility, this online course is a timely offering for anyone looking to inject some good into an existing business, or to create a new one where the goal is greater than profit alone.

You will learn about fundraising, stakeholder management, running social activism campaigns and building a captivating brand, and you can do it all at your own pace and in your own time – even while you build your own social venture.

Shorter programs

If, for some reason, you’re unable to study the entire Bachelor of Applied Social 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 Social Entrepreneurship (8 units) or Associate Degree in Applied Social Entrepreneurship (16 units).

Eligibility

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 social entrepreneurship course, the key areas you will cover includes:

  • Social entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Fundraising
  • Social activism
  • Stakeholder management
  • Corporate social responsibility

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How will this course advance my career?

Completion of this course will prepare you to develop and launch your own social enterprise. Whether you’re interested in creating a business that will have an impact on poverty, equality, climate change, animal welfare or another issue you’re passionate about, you will have attained the business acumen you need to make your venture a success.

How else will I benefit from this bachelor’s degree?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Bachelor of Applied Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Canberra.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to build your own business while you study.
  • Gain access to a global network of over 250 world leaders, CEOs, humanitarians, academics and more.
  • Your qualification guarantees entry into Dūcere’s innovative MBA program.
  • No exams – just competency-based industry projects and portfolio work.
  • Proceeds from every enrolment go to the Dūcere Foundation, helping to empower children in a number of African communities to learn, lead and dream.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Study now, pay later with the government’s HECS-HELP loan scheme.

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Financial assistance

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. Find out more about HECS-HELP here.

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.

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.

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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).

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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.

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