|Indicative ATAR||70 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.|
|Location||Bentley, Malaysia, Mauritius or Sarawak This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.|
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Study mode||On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||3 years full-time|
This major is designed for enterprising individuals who want to start their own business or work as corporate entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs can be found in many types of workplace. What they all have in common is ambition, hard work, an ability to think outside the square, and the love of a personal challenge.
This major provides a sound understanding of how to start up your own business. You will study the foundations of business along with units that enhance your knowledge, skills and expertise in developing, managing and growing an entrepreneurial venture: either your own business or someone else’s business.
You will also gain skills in management, problem solving, planning, organisation and managing change. The practical approach of this major gives you the chance to interact with real entrepreneurs and receive industry experience.
Entrepreneurship is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.You can study this as part of a double major:
*Please note not all majors are offered online
High achieving students may complete an additional honours year enabling them to undertake their own significant research project.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.
Written English and either verbal or quantitative
Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.
Mature age entry
Desirable WACE coursesMathematics 2C/2D
Regional campuses may offer the common first year units only.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
What is a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)? -
A CSP is subsidised by the Australian Government. They pay part of the course fees directly to Curtin and then the
student pays the remainder. The student can defer this fee to their HECS-HELP loan.
All Australian students studying an undergraduate degree are automatically awarded a Commonwealth supported place.
Learn more about CSPs and whether you're eligible by visiting the Australian Government's StudyAssist website.
Fees are indicative first year only.
*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.
This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and do not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks - visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website
If you're not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Institute of Management.
If you have previously worked or studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Business School to discuss eligibility for recognition of prior learning.
This course can help you become a:
- Importer and Exporter
- Business owner or partner
- Business manager
- This major provides a sound understanding of how to start up your own business.
- A combination of theoretical and applied learning is provided.
- Our staff have strong industry links and sit on boards for two Perth Small Business centres.
- Our staff are active researchers in the entrepreneurship and small business fields, both nationally and internationally.
- Curtin is the only Western Australian university with a dedicated Centre for Entrepreneurship.