Engineers who complement creativity, problem-solving and technical skills with entrepreneurial expertise are uniquely capable of commercialising innovations.
Every technological advance of the past decade began as an idea, and was brought into reality through entrepreneurship.
You can undertake a minor in Entrepreneurship in our:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Software)
A minor enables you to specialise by completing a series of courses within your degree in an area of interest. By studying Entrepreneurship, you will learn the processes, risks, rewards, motivations and societal impacts of innovation and entrepreneurship from regional, national and global perspectives.
Careers in entrepreneurship
As an engineer, you’ll be uniquely positioned to push boundaries by developing new processes and technologies. With added entrepreneurial capability, you’ll be able to successfully translate your work into patented and commercialised inventions. You may choose to: create your own start-up venture; collaborate with other entrepreneurs; or innovate for large corporations, the not-for-profit sector, or community organisations.
Set on engineering but don’t meet the entry requirements?
We want to ensure everyone with a passion for engineering can pursue it. If you don’t have the prerequisites to directly enter an engineering degree, but attained a Selection Rank of 70 or above and completed SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods (or equivalent), consider our engineering pathway program. Successful completion will guarantee you a place in your preferred Adelaide engineering degree. Find out more about the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Engineering Pathway.