This internet browser is outdated and does not support all features of this site. Please switch or upgrade to a different browser to display this site properly.
A boardroom of students in a lecture

Small Business Start-Up

Undergraduate specialisation

Learn the fundamentals of starting and growing your own business from the ground up.

Course outline
  • Qualification
    Small Business Start-Up Specialisation
  • Credit
Course outline

Select your preferred degree

This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

Course outline
Small Business Start-Up



This specialisation is ideal for enterprising people who want to start their own business and will complement most undergraduate degrees at Curtin.

You'll learn the processes of establishing a business and work with real-world small businesses to help them grow through a consultancy-based project.

In your final semester, you’ll work on a simulated consultancy project to road-test your skills.

Graduates from this specialisation tend to move into self-employment or go on to help other small businesses scale and grow.

What jobs can the Small Business Start-Up lead to?


  • Business manager
  • Business owner
  • Business partner


  • Retail and wholesale
  • Advertising and communications
  • Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Leisure and tourism
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Fee information is not available for this course at this time. Find estimated course fees.

Looking for more detail on the course structure?

View course structure

Help is at hand

See our frequently asked questions or get in touch with us below.

Opening hours:
Mon to Fri: 8.30am – 4.30pm, except Tues: 9.30am – 4.30pm (AWST). Closed public holidays.
  • The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

    The information on this page may be subject to change. In particular, Curtin University may change the content, method or location of delivery or tuition fees of courses.

    While Curtin uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided on this page is accurate and up to date, errors and omissions sometimes occur. Curtin makes no warranty, representation or undertaking (expressed or implied) nor does it assume any legal liability (direct or indirect) for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information.

    View courses information disclaimer.

  • Curtin course code: SPUC-SMBUS
  • Last updated on: 21 September 2023