The Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship, known as the PG CertICE), is 3-year, taught, multi-disciplinary course. The PG Cert(ICE) will provide you with an integrated professional practice skill-set in the theory and practice of innovation, technology commercialisation and entrepreneurship.
This course, offered through UCC's College of Business and Law, has been developed to meet the emerging opportunities presented by new technologies, growth in knowledge-based and service-based sectors, globalisation, and the increased focus on outsourcing by traditional enterprise. The PG Cert(ICE) course allows you to consider, create and grow entrepreneurial ventures, both within existing organisations and in high-tech start-ups.
This course can be taken part-time for up to 3 years. It consists of 30 credits of taught modules delivered by departments within the College of Business and Law.
The course consists of the following modules:
Students take core modules to the value of 20 credits as follows:
AC6301 Innovation Finance (5 credits)
IS6307 Creativity and Opportunity Recognition (5 credits)
IS6306 Technology Business Planning (5 credits)
MG6705 Marketing for High Technology Entrepreneurs (5 credits)
Students take 10 credits from the following:
AC6302 Early Stage Capital (5 credits)
LW6104 Intellectual Property Law for High-Tech Entrepreneurs (5 credits)
MG6305 People and Organisations (5 credits)
MG6309 Strategy (5 credits)
MG6704 Internationalisation and Sales (5 credits)
Further details on the content and modules are available on the PostgraduateCollege Calendar
Course Code: ckj17
Course Title: Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship
College: Business and Law
Duration: Up to 3 Years
Teaching Mode: Part-Time
Qualifications: PG Cert
NFQ Level: Level 9
Costs: EUR 3,600
2016 Entry Requirements: Candidates must have at least a Second Class Honours, Grade 2 primary degree.
Closing Date: 15 December, 2016
Next Intake: January 2017
The course consists of 30 credits, which can be taken in 1 year or up to 3 years. The range of commitment ranges from 6 hours to 2 hours per week respectively.
All modules are assessed using continuous assessment and teamwork.
Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc. For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply.
Please note you will be required to answer specific additional/supplementary questions as part of the online applications process for this programme. A copy of these additional/supplementary questions are available to view here:CKJ17 Suppplementary Form - PG Cert ICE (180kB)
All required documentation must be either uploaded to your online application, or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway, immediately after an application is made.
Further Contact Information
Programme Coordinator Name: Dr Brian O'Flaherty
Tel: +353 (0)21 490 3335