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Technology Commercialisation

Your Course
The aim of the Postgraduate Diploma in Technology Commercialisation is to improve commercialising success of the next generation of technology entrepreneurs. It will provide you with information and guidance on business planning, securing project finance, and bringing new technologies, products and services to market.

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

3 Good Reasons To Study This Course

1. Flexible learning: The programme is delivered using a blended approach, that is, a combination of distance/online learning materials and face-toface tutorials and seminars.

2. Peer learning and professional networking: As this is an executive education course, participants will learn from each other and benefit from the highlevel and diverse experiences of fellow students.

3. Experience different campuses: Students attend seminars approximately one Saturday per month, on a rotating basis, at NUI Galway, UL and UCC.

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.


1 year part-time

Careers or further progression

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course work in both private and public sector organisations in the area of research and development of new technologies, with a specific focus on commercialisation and marketing activities. The course is also suitable for those who have a business idea and wish to avail of an opportunity to explore its potential through a structured course.

Students who successfully complete the PDip with an average grade of 2.1 honours may apply for the MSc in Technology Management with exemptions.

Further enquiries

Niamh Nolan
T: +353 91 493 746

Subjects taught

Modules include Innovation and Technology Transfer; Marketing Technology Products; Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Technology Finance and Capital; industry seminars and a capstone project.

Application date

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Closing Date: Applications will open in April 2019 and places will be offered on a rolling basis. The final application deadline is Sunday 28 July 2019.

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