Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation

Details

Program Code 12061
Graduate Level Postgraduate
Locations
  • Online
  • On Campus + Online
Contributing Schools and Faculties
Admission Instructions:

How to apply as a:

Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Face to Face on campus and Online.
Additional Documents
Further Information

Your Graduate Profile

The links provided under "Further Information" are to be read in addition to the approved program documentation, detailed below.

Description

The Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation is a postgraduate coursework program which will provide research commercialisation training for the next generation of researchers as a means of equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to bring research-based ideas, inventions and innovations to market. The program includes a significant amount of case study material. There are specific courses on Research and Development, Managing Intellectual Property and Organisational Behaviour as well as a choice from a Directed list of courses in disciplines such as entrepreneurship, market research and other management areas.

Why study with us?

The Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation (GCIC) program may be completed in a single year of study at the University of Newcastle, with the program of four courses are available fully on-line. The University’s advanced online delivery platform, provided through market leader, Graduate School.Com provides flexible delivery, suitable for busy professionals. The program content draws upon the culture of innovation and commercialisation within the University of Newcastle, and would be of benefit for all professionals interested in commercialisation.

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Certificate provides skills and knowledge to those interested in pursing a career in the commercialisation of ideas, inventions and innovations and in the delivery of innovative research-based products and services.

Graduates will be able to transition more readily into non-academic environments, particularly into senior management roles in industry and research and development organisations.  Career opportunities also exist in university commercialisation offices and smaller innovating companies.

Study a Language

All domestic students can now enrol in an undergraduate Diploma in Languages alongside their main degree program. This diploma will enhance proficiency in another language or languages, and will increase international career opportunities. Subject to course availability, this additional program will generally add an extra year to studies, and students will graduate with a Diploma in Languages as well as their other degree. Please note that all language courses are held on campus (face to face) at Callaghan.

International students cannot enrol concurrently in the Diploma in Languages alongside their primary program unless they can complete both programs within the duration of their primary program CoE. For more information please contact the ESOS Student Compliance Unit ESOS@newcastle.edu.au.

Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants must have a recognised Diploma or a recognised Certificate and two years work experience; or ten years work experience.
  2. An undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution.

Assumed Knowledge

  1. A recognised Diploma or a recognised Certificate and two years work experience; or ten years work experience.
  2. An undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution.

Practical Experience

Core courses will expose students to practical case study material.

International Students

International students will be supported by current University and Faculty support mechanisms. There will be a requirement for a minimum IELTS result or equivalent as per University policy, given the need for students to work at a high level in the language of instruction. Students studying online will be supported by BlackBoard and will also be able to contact staff via email.

Special Needs

All reasonable steps will be taken to meet the University of Newcastle policies for Students with Special Needs. The Faculty accepts responsibility, in liaison with the student Support Unit, for providing reasonable accommodations to allow students with disabilities to complete the program.

Additional Information

Delivery of this program is on-line and on-campus, with on-campus lectures scheduled during the day in the majority of cases.

Requirements and Structure

Students undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Commercialisation must successfully complete a total of 40 units, with 30 units of core and 10 units of a directed elective. Students may undertake studies either part-time or full-time.

Transition Arrangements

A program revision was implemented for 2012, and some courses were removed from the program and replaced with new courses. Continuing students who have successfully completed GSBS6020 must not enrol in GSBS6004. Continuing students who have not yet successfully completed GSBSS6020 must take new core course GSBS6004. For course replacement information, students must take note of details contained under ‘Transitional Arrangements’ in Course Handbooks. Continuing students affected by the program revision or who are experiencing transition problems are advised to consult with the relevant Program Officer.

Course Information

Code Name Availability Units
Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program.
GENG6005 Innovation and Commercialisation Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
GENG6006 Research and Development, Managing Intellectual Property Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool) 10 units
GSBS6004 Organisational Behaviour and Design Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
Directed Courses
Code Name Availability Units
Choose 10 units from Directed courses.
GSBS6002 Foundation of Business Analysis Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Block 3 - 2014 (SAA_GLOBAL)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6012 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6130 Corporate Finance Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Block 4 - 2014 (SAA_GLOBAL)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
10 units
GSBS6200 Accounting and Financial Management Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst)
10 units
GSBS6410 Economics of Competitive Advantage Trimester 1 - 2014 (City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Singapore) (Singapore)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (GradSchool)
10 units
GSBS6503 Project Management Not currently offered 10 units