Innovation and Entrepreneurship (External HCI/Non-HCI)

1 Year Part-Time
Minimum 20Maximum 42 Places


Postgraduate Certificate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Level 9)
This programme is designed for Masters by Research students, PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and early career research staff from all disciplines who wish to explore innovation pathways. 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.

Course Details

Number of Places

Minimum 20Maximum 42 Places

Next Intake

 January 2023

Course Director

Dr Maeve O’Dwyer

Closing Date

To Be Confirmed

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Admission Requirements

Applications for admission are confined to Masters by Research, 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 references confirming their eligibility and suitability for the programme. Applicants who are currently enrolled as PhD students at TCD should ensure that one of their references is completed by their doctoral supervisor or Director of Postgraduate Studies as appropriate


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