Innovation Management

Your Course
The Postgraduate Diploma in Innovation Management aims to produce the next generation of innovators.

Students will learn about innovation and change and how these affect business operations. They will investigate new process technologies that contribute to operational efficiency and competitiveness. They will also explore innovation of products, processes and services and identify business process improvements to facilitate sustainable change.

The programme is delivered in association with University College Cork (UCC), with the location of Saturday workshops (approximately monthly) alternating between the universities.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates must have a First or Second Class Honours degree at undergraduate level in any discipline, with three years' work experience; or an ordinary or Third Class Honours degree with five years' work experience; or a recognised professional qualification with five years' work experience.

Application dates

Applications will open in April 2022 and places will be offered on a rolling basis. The final application deadline is 25th July 2022.


1 year, part-time.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
Innovation skills are currently much in demand globally and in all sectors. Graduates of the course are working in areas such as production and operations management, research and development in a broad range of industry and service sectors. Students who successfully complete the PDip with an average grade of 2.1 honours may apply for the MSc in Technology Management with exemptions.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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