Major requirements

Focuses on developing knowledge, skills and understanding of how an innovative idea, product or process can be used to form a new and successful business, or to help an existing firm to grow and expand.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship major requirements


Students enrolled pre-2017

75 points comprising:

  • 30 points: INNOVENT 201, 202, 203, 204
  • 45 points: INNOVENT 301, 302, 303, 305, 307 or BUSINESS 304, 328

Students enrolled from 2017

30 points from:
Course Title Prerequisite Restriction
INNOVENT 203 The Entrepreneurial Mindset BUSINESS 102 or MGMT 101 or 90 points passed or 60 points from Part I of the BE(Hons) Schedule  
INNOVENT 204 Understanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities BUSINESS 101 and 102 or SCIGEN 201 INNOVENT 202
15 points from:
Course Title Prerequisite  
INNOVENT 301 Technology and Innovation for Business Growth INNOVENT 201 or MGMT 202 or SCIGEN 201 or ENGGEN 302 or 303  
15 points from:
Course Title Prerequisite  
INNOVENT 303 Entrepreneurship INNOVENT 201, or MGMT 202 or SCIGEN 201 or ENGGEN 302 or 303 MGMT 303
15 points from:
Course Title Prerequisite  
INNOVENT 305 Special Topic INNOVENT 201 or MGMT 202 or SCIGEN 201 or ENGGEN 302 or 303  
INNOVENT 307 Ecosystems for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 15 points from ENGGEN 302, 303, INNOVENT 201, 203, MGMT 202, 211, SCIGEN 201  
BUSINESS 304 Strategic Management At least 30 points at Stage II and at least 15 points at Stage III in Management, International Business or Innovation and Entrepreneurship  
BUSINESS 328 Special Topic 30 points in Management, International Business or Innovation and Entrepreneurship  
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Complementary subjects


Subjects which complement an Innovation and Entrepreneurship major are:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Information Systems
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • International Business
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Suggested combinations for majors and non-majors


If you are interested in a particular area of Innovation and Entrepreneurship such as innovation management or business growth or simply want to take Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses to complement a different major, our Business Student Advisers will be able to suggest the best combination of courses to meet your needs.

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