Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation

Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Enter the realm of innovation with our Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation. In today’s dynamic global market, innovative thinkers are in high demand, driving the creation of new products and experiences that enhance lives and shape industries. This program empowers students with advanced practical and theoretical skills to become catalysts of change in diverse sectors, from entertainment to healthcare.


Embark on a journey of creativity and transformation at UC, where our Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to unleash your potential. Whether you come from a design background or any other field of study, this program equips you with the tools and knowledge to ideate, prototype, and bring innovative products to market. For those seeking to expand their horizons further, options such as the Postgraduate Certificate in Product Design or Master of Product Design await.

Admission Requirements

  • You are open to enrol with any previous bachelor’s degree study (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard) and a B Grade Point Average in your final-year courses.
  • CAE or CPE: Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • NZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 5
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening
  • PROD601 Design Critique and Research Methods
  • PROD602 Systems Thinking for Product Design
  • MBUS601 Marketing
  • MBAZ673 Innovation
  • Additional elective from:
        • PROD611 Design and Manufacture
        • PROD612 Bio-Inspired Design
        • PROD613 Development of Interdisciplinary Practice and Self
        • PROD614 Design Ethics
        • PROD621 Games for Health & Wellbeing
        • PROD622 Immersive Collaborative Play and Design
        • PROD623 Gamification for Enterprises
        • PROD631 Fragrance Design
        • PROD632 Special Topics in Cosmetic Product Formulation
        • Any approved 400-level course
  • Domestic — $4,786
  • International — $20,000

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates emerge as visionary leaders prepared to tackle the challenges of the innovation landscape. By blending practical experience with theoretical knowledge, alumni are primed to excel in a variety of roles across industries. From driving product development initiatives to spearheading entrepreneurial ventures, the skills acquired in this program are invaluable in navigating the evolving demands of the market.

Visa Requirements:

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