Duration
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2018 Quarter One – 8 January
2019 Quarter One – 7 January
Available locations
City
Points
120
Programme type
Postgraduate
Taught options available

Programme overview

You will utilise practical tools for market validation,protecting intellectual property, obtaining funding, developing commercialisation strategies, and selling research or otherknowledge-based innovations to national and global markets.

The programme provides opportunities to engage in seminars and networking events that draw on the expertise of some of New Zealand’s leading business experts, innovators,entrepreneurs, researchers and investors and complete "live” projects with a university, Crown Research Institute or private sector organisation.

Programme structure

Taught part-time over 18 months, the 120-point masters includes a combination of taught courses and applied research. You can complete it while working full-time.

In the first year of the MCE, you will explore the commercialisation of science and technology, business analysis for commercialisation and entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship for science and technology ventures.

In your second year you will study managing innovative processes and complete a project in commercialisation.

2018 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPA Grade Point Average 4.0

    Postgraduate diploma or honours degree

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points

You must have completed either:

  • A four-year undergraduate or honours degree, or
  • An undergraduate degree and a postgraduate diploma, or
  • An undergraduate degree and have evidence of professional experience considered equivalent to the advanced study required above

You will need an average grade of B- or higher in 90 points of the most advanced courses you have taken in your entry qualification.

Other pathways to study

  • If you are 20 on or before the first day of semester, have no formal University Entrance (UE) qualification, and are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident you can apply for special admission.
  • In exceptional circumstances, if you have not met any of the above requirements you may be admitted to the programme if you have attained an equivalent qualification or professional experience.

Programme requirements

Minimum programme requirements

Minimum requirements listed here are the likely grades required and do not guarantee entry. We assess each application individually and applicants may require a higher grade to be offered a place.

  • Study option
    Taught 120 points
    Grade required
    GPE Grade Point Equivalent 4.0

    One year of postgraduate study

  • Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.5

Further programme requirements

Taught 120 points
You must have completed either:
  • A four-year undergraduate degree (where the final year includes postgraduate-level study), or
  • An undergraduate degree and one year of postgraduate study, or
  • An undergraduate degree and evidence of professional experience considered equivalent to the advanced study required above.

Your study must have been at a recognised university (or similar institution) and you will need a GPE of 4.0 in 75% of the most advanced courses you have taken in your entry qualification.  

Other pathways to study

  • If you are 20 on or before the first day of semester, have no formal University Entrance (UE) qualification, and are a New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident you can apply for special admission.
  • In exceptional circumstances, if you have not met any of the above requirements you may be admitted to the programme if you have attained an equivalent qualification or professional experience.

How much does a Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship cost per year?

2018 fees

This is the estimated fee for an entire Master of Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship, which is usually completed part-time over 20 months.

Domestic students
NZ$9,153.60*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. 2018 fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $6.78 per point, estimated at $813.60 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

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Scholarships and awards

Find out about the scholarships you may be eligible for.

Student loans and allowances

Are you a New Zealand citizen or resident? You could be eligible for a student loan or allowance.

Cost of living

Get an idea of how much accommodation and general living in Auckland will cost.

Key dates

Closing date for applications to the 2018 programme is 1 November 2017, though late applications may be accepted.

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Application closing dates

Quarter One 2018
1 November 2017

Start dates

Here are the start dates for the programme.

Other important dates

See important dates for the academic year, including orientation, enrolment, study breaks, exams, and graduation.

Where could this programme take you?

There is a range of potential opportunities for graduates to work in business development or technology transfer for both innovative start-ups and established companies. There are also potential opportunities to work as an analyst, consultant or policy maker in Government.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Business developer
  • Commercial and project manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Legal and patent executives
  • Product manager
  • Research developer
  • Tech transfer

Student career planning service

Once you become a student at the University, you can get help with planning and developing your career from Career Development and Employability Services.

Our Business School ASB Careers Centre will help get your career in business off to a strong start. You can access programmes, workshops and one-on-one support. You will be given opportunities to network with employers to increase your knowledge of the local business environment. Visit the Business School ASB Careers Centre.

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