Entrepreneurial thinking is a mindset that applies across every discipline – from art history to zoology and everything in between.

At UQ you will find entrepreneurial thinking is woven into the fabric of our programs to provide you with the mindset and skills for jobs of the future, with over 100 courses relating to innovation and entrepreneurship across our faculties.

There are a range of flexible delivery options, including the free online masterclasses, through to the UQx MicroMasters in Corporate Innovation and dedicated entrepreneurial programs including our Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours).

Video: The MBA entrepreneurship capstone course allows students to put lean startup techniques into practice.

Fast facts


entrepreneurial courses across faculties at UQ


of UQ students value entrepreneurial learning


academics in the Business School research entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship courses in action

See how our entrepreneurial courses improve your employability

Startup AdVentures Course Credit

Receive course credit for going global in our Startup AdVentures program where you experience four weeks of working with some of the world's best tech startups.

"The Startup AdVentures experience is so much more than an internship at a startup and the biggest regret I have had is not doing it any sooner!” Abdullah Shahzad, 2021 participant.

Elective courses on offer include; SCIE3050, PHSS2000, RBUS3903 and Engineering Professional Practice.

Engineering Innovation and Leadership

"ENGG7902 helped in converting the engineering knowledge to innovative ideas. The course structure enabled the students to think of out of the box solutions and to take initiative in presenting them to the tutors in the form of a pitch."

"I know that this course will equip me for my professional career. It gave me the opportunity to work on a real-world problem and develop an innovative idea for the client."

Akanksha Gwalvanshi, Master of Engineering (Electrical)


Free online masterclasses

These masterclass offers inspiring teaching from leading UQ thinkers and shines a spotlight on the journeys of proven change-makers.

Design Thinking and Creativity for Innovation

Learn the fundamentals of how design thinking and creativity can be used to enable innovation.

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Innovation: From Plan to Product

Learn how to build an innovative business model using the most effective tools, including forecasting, prototyping and more.

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Idea Development: Create and Implement Innovative Ideas

Learn the strategies entrepreneurs and organizations use to create and bring to market innovative ideas.

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Creating and Sustaining an Innovation Culture

Learn how to scale and drive innovation in your organization by creating a culture that can sustain and support it.

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Ventures will be releasing a series of short online modules in 2022. Sign up to our newsletter to stay up to date.


For Staff

Access a range of resources for staff to build capability in entrepreneurial education, including a community of practice, professional learning, guiding principles, and a toolkit.
During the one-day program, you will network and learn from women leading in their fields and explore the common challenges professional female leaders face in their careers.