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Postgraduate Certificate in Technology and Entrepreneurship (PGCertTE)



The PGCertTE provides a practically focused introduction to technology businesses, innovation and commercialisation. It will foster the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to be a successful entrepreneur in the technology industry.

This qualification is suited to postgraduate students from science and business backgrounds, who have an interest in the commercialisation of science and technology, and to employees in technology businesses, for whom the course would provide a formal qualification in an area of relevance to their employer.

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Contact Details

Centre for Entrepreneurship

Tel: 64 3 479 5498

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Schedule of Papers

Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Technology and Entrepreneurship (PGCertTE)

  1. Admission to the Programme

    1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce)
    2. Every applicant shall:
      1. be a graduate, or
      2. have equivalent qualifications and/or experience acceptable to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce)

  2. Structure of the Programme

    The programme of study shall normally consist of ENTR 421 and TENT 410 plus one further approved paper from the PGCertTE Schedule worth at least 20 points.

  3. Duration of the Programme

    1. A candidate for the certificate shall normally follow a programme of study for one semester of full-time study, or the equivalent in part-time study.
    2. A candidate shall complete the requirements for the certificate within two years of admission to the programme.

  4. Variations

    The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Commerce) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.

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