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Graduate Certificate in Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university degree, or equivalent qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have experienced thinking like an entrepreneur and will have the skill set to start their own business, an understanding to convert and adapt scientific ideas for marketable products or processes, knowledge of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneur, and the entrepreneurship process; and will be able to synthesise and evaluate the requirements for setting up a new venture. They will have completed a research project at an external organisation related to innovation and entrepreneurship; have learnt how to convert scientific concepts into products; have learnt how to develop and innovate that product and bring it to the market.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Natural and Physical Sciences at this level can earn:

$43,000

Median earnings one year after study

$55,000

Median earnings two years after study

($1)

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

100%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

Course fees and a certificate of proficiency

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GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.gcsb.govt.nz/working-for-us/gcsb-women-in-stem-scholarship/

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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Sources

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