Postgraduate studies in Product Innovation are open to students of any study background.
The Master of Product Innovation is a perfect opportunity for students to access specialised facilities and industry experts at university while beginning to develop your own product or business ideas.
The School of Product Design | Te Kura Hanga Otinga was established in response to a growing demand from industry for students who are both creative and technically literate. The School teaches the Bachelor of Product Design in Applied Immersive Game Design, Industrial Product Design, and Chemical Formulation Design. This degree brings together both design and engineering to produce skilled and creative designers who understand aesthetics and technology.
The School has a multitude of laboratories and workspaces including metal and wood workshops, 3D printers, electronics labs, design studios, makerspaces, a formulation laboratory, and computer, AR, and VR suites.
Additionally, the University is home to the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship | Te Pokapū Rakahinonga which provides students with opportunities to build capabilities in entrepreneurship and innovation. Their activities are connected with external organisations, enabling students to gain real-world hands-on experience. The UCE community of founders, mentors, experts, and advisors fosters innovation and creativity where students are challenged in a supportive environment and are encouraged to take risks, explore new concepts, and make things happen.
A first degree in any discipline and approval of the Director of the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship.
Competence in written and spoken English is expected. If English is your additional language, you will be required to meet UC's English Language Requirements.
This qualification is intended in particular for those wishing to start their own business based upon the ideas developed during their project. The qualification is an opportunity to bring promising ideas to life, both through guided product/service design, and simultaneous commercialisation/business development, to a point where the graduate can seek business start-up investment.
A wide variety of career opportunities will be open to graduates related to their first-degree discipline, supplemented by thorough knowledge of the innovation process.
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Applied Immersive Game Design is one of three majors of the Bachelor of Product Design degree combining creative innovation with technical and business skills. ...