Tangent is Trinity’s space for creative thinking and entrepreneurship, and this programme offers you the opportunity to connect with researchers from different institutions, different career stages, and different disciplines, who are all seeking to apply entrepreneurial skills towards their research goals, whether that be commercialisation of research, effective communication, problem-solving and more.
Featuring a range of guest speakers and offering you time in your diary to think harder about your goals and how to achieve them, this programme offers you the support you need to pursue success.
All applicants must ensure they will be able to attend in-person classes at Tangent, however, the majority of classes take place online.
Is This Course For Me?
This programme is designed for registered research students, PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and early career research staff from all disciplines and institutions across Ireland who wish to explore innovation pathways and entrepreneurial characteristics as part of a cohort of fellow researchers.
The course offers a 30 ECTS learning journey in four modules, taking you step by step through the skills, tools and frameworks you need to make innovation and entrepreneurship work for you and your research journey. It starts with fostering innovation and entrepreneurship skills as part of high performing multi- disciplinary research teams, and then over the duration of the programme, you begin to apply your learning to your individual context and goals.
Designed for registered Research studnets, PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and early career research staff from all disciplines who wish to explore innovation pathways, graduates of this course have established new venture start-ups and gained employment across a number of industries, nationally and internationally.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a Postgraduate Level 9 Certificate worth 30 ECTS.
Each module will offer a mix of online classes, generally on a Tuesday and Thursday 6-8pm, and longer in-p
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AwardsNFQ Level 9
Number of PlacesMaximum 20, Max 42 Places
Saturday, 20th January 2024
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Midnight, Sunday, 3rd December 2023
Applications for admission are confined to registered research students, PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and research staff. Applicants should hold a level 8 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline from a recognised third level institution. Applicants who do not fit these criteria will be assessed on an individual basis in line with Trinity RPL policy by the Dean of Graduate Studies.
As part of the admissions process, applicants will be required to submit a 1-page personal statement outlining their motivation to undertake the programme, CV, and two academic references confirming their eligibility and suitability for the programme.
Applicants based at Trinity College Dublin should visit the Tangent webpage for more specific information and to apply. The apply link below is for non-TCD applicants only. All applicants wishing to learn more about possible funding should get in touch at mailto:email@example.com
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