2020/2021

Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship

NFQ Level 9, Minor Award

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure that the programme and module content as described in the University's Calendar and Book of Modules for the 2020-21 academic year are accurate. However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, no guarantee is given that programme/module content, delivery and assessment may not be altered, cancelled, replaced, augmented or otherwise amended. Any changes will ensure the same competencies and Learning Outcomes are met. Programme and/or Module Coordinators will communicate any such changes to students.

This is a part-time programme taken over a minimum of one academic year up to a maximum of three academic years.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have at least a Second Class Honours Grade II primary degree.

Students take modules to the value of 30 credits.

Core Modules
Students take core modules to the value of 20 credits as follows:
AC4404 Entrepreneurial Finance (5 credits)
IS6306 Technology Business Planning (5 credits)
IS6307 Creativity and Opportunity Recognition (5 credits)
MG6705 Marketing for Technology Entrepreneurs (5 credits)

Elective modules
Students take 10 credits from the following:
FE6012 Social Entrepreneurship (5 credits)
LW6104 Principles of Intellectual Property Law (5 credits)
MG6305 People and Organisations (5 credits)
MG6309 Strategy (5 credits)
MG6704 Internationalisation and Sales (5 credits)

Module Semester Information may be found here. Module descriptions may be found here.

Examinations
Full details and regulations governing Examinations for each programme will be contained in the Marks and Standards 2020/2021 Book and for each module in the Book of Modules, 2020/2021.

Programme Learning Outcomes for Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship (NFQ Level 9, Minor Award)
On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:


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