Startup Studio

A new UniSA elective


Are you interested in learning what it takes to launch a successful startup business? To be your own boss?

The Innovation & Collaboration Centre’s (ICC) new elective Startup Studio will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to design and develop a globally scalable business using a blend of advanced business model design and planning, design thinking and ideation.

Forget traditional university classroom settings, Startup Studio is a unique learning experience that immerses you in the world of startups at UniSA's ICC. 

At Startup Studio you will be connected with the Innovation & Collaboration Centre's community and people who have experienced firsthand what it takes to launch a successful business including industry experts, Entrepreneurs in Residence, and a range of startup founders. 

Wondering how it all works?

Startup Studio is designed over three parts. Part one consists of a set of workshops as well as formal and informal mentoring sessions. Part two is a two-day weekend intensive experience where you will showcase your concept and pitch to a panel of judges. Part three will consolidate your learning and help you define a strategy that will help you move your business to the next step.

If you have an idea for a business concept or have been looking for an opportunity to contribute your skills towards a startup business, then Startup Studio is the perfect course for you.

How to enrol

For more information about the course visit:


BUSS 3109

For undergraduate students


BUSS 5448

For postgraduate students

Enrolment details


More information about enrolment details will be available when applications have reopened.

Course details

This is a 4.5 unit intensive course with credit points going towards your degree (subject to degree program rules and/or defined course selections).

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Frequently asked questions

Please call Campus Central on 1300 301 703 for information on whether this course may be studied cross-institutionally.

Startup Studio has been postponed until SP7 due to COVID-19.


South Australian Government

University of South Australia