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Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation

  • Graduate Certificate

The global market needs more innovative thinkers that can design new products and experiences to make life safer, easier, and more rewarding, or even start their own business venture.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
6 months full-time
Course Code
PGCertProdInnovation
Domestic Fees
$4,455 per year / $4,455 total
International Fees
$17,500 per year / $17,500 total

About this course

The global market needs more innovative thinkers that can design new products and experiences to make life safer, easier, and more rewarding, or even start their own business venture.

UC's Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation offers students from any study background advanced practical and theoretical skills in creating products for entertainment, homeware, cosmetics, IT, food, healthcare, and many other industries.

Those wanting to build on their previous studies in product design may want to consider the Postgraduate Certificate in Product Design or Master of Product Design.

Entry requirements

Students with any previous bachelor's degree study (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard) and a B Grade Point Average in their final-year courses are open to enrol.

If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

For the full entry requirements, see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation or use the admission requirements checker.

How to apply

You can apply online at myUC. Find out more about how to apply for graduate and postgraduate qualifications.

Study locations

Main Campus

Career pathways

Companies are continuously looking for graduates that have both technical and entrepreneurial skills to take their products to the next level.

Product Design graduates can work within a variety of roles, from market research, concept design, manufacturing, or advertising aspects of the commercial lifecycle.

Our students are especially well equipped to launch their own company.

Useful information:

  • Read what other UC postgraduate students have gone on to achieve in their studies and careers in our student and graduate profiles.
  • Te Ropu Rapuara | UC Careers can help you to achieve the career you want, connect with employers, or find a job.
  • For research into career destinations by qualification, visit Te Pokai Tara | Universities New Zealand website.
  • Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.
  • Come along to an upcoming information event for prospective postgraduate students.