La Trobe University

Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) (Online)


Start dates
See additional information 2018
You can complete this course in 18 months, or in as little as 12 months.
Fees and costs
$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

Innovation and entrepreneurship are the key to gaining and maintaining a competitive advantage in the business world. They also provide a significant opportunity to support prosperity and address the world's economic and social challenges.

This degree is designed to give you the unique set of skills required to create smart business opportunities and to drive innovation across a broad range of business settings. You will also get the chance to explore business innovation within an international context.

You will learn from academic staff who bring a wealth of research and hands-on professional experience in areas including technology innovation, sport entrepreneurship and international entrepreneurship.

Throughout your studies you will learn how to look at businesses and organisations from a variety of perspectives, covering areas such as managerial psychology and decision sciences, strategic management, entrepreneurship, innovation management, and leadership.

You will examine organisational structures, processes, strategies, and other factors that influence growth and profit in the competitive international business landscape. You might also choose to complete an independent research thesis project.

You'll have what it takes to develop innovative business plans, manage entrepreneurial activities, and create sustainable business ventures.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.

Prem Gaire

Prem Gaire

Current student, Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

“My course is about creating business opportunities.”


Prem Gaire believes that people can best serve society through innovative business. It was this belief – along with the practical industry relevance of the course – that attracted him to the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation).

An international student from Nepal, Prem is flourishing at La Trobe, achieving A grades in all four subjects in his first semester. He is loving the challenges that each new assignment presents.

‘My course is about creating business opportunities either within an established business or by creating a new business altogether. My current qualification and experience will help me shape my future.’

Entry requirements


Successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

Career outcomes

A broad range of career opportunities exist across corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, and in private enterprises of all sizes. Our graduates are now employed by companies such as Unilever, Telstra, Sheraton and Ford.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Master of Management (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) (Online) may apply for membership with the International Society for Professional Innovation Management. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Fees and costs

Course fees

$28,000 per 120 credit points.
Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.


Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply now. This course has six intakes per year.

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Additional information

This program is delivered online, with more than five intakes per year.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: