Wananga landing Wananga landing
Undergraduate subject


04 October 2023
Innovative change and the generation of new ideas is the key to successful business, government, and society.




Innovation is the key to successful business and society, where coming up with new ideas for improvement is a continuous goal.

Learn how to develop and commercialise your business ideas into reality.


Why Study - Body

What will my study involve?

  • Develop your entrepreneurial skills with studies on the current global market and latest technologies changing how we do business.
  • Group or individual projects and internships with local and national organisations.
  • Set up your own business venture or gain experience from industry experts with Te Pokapū Rakahinonga | UC Centre for Entrepreneurship.
  • Include Innovation in several degree options to customise your studies with business ideas in particular industries.


Courses - Body


Innovation major

Note: The Innovation major is currently not open to new enrolments.

For the major in the Bachelor of Commerce, complete the following courses:



For the complete three-year Bachelor of Commerce Innovation major degree plan, see Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School website.

Innovation minor

For the minor in the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce, Digital Screen, Health Sciences, Product Design, Science, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Sport, or Youth and Community Leadership, complete the following courses:


You can choose to take MGMT100 for entry into MGMT223, and ACCT102 for entry into MGMT342.



Plus one other INOV course at either 200 or 300-level.


Career - Body

Career opportunities

With your knowledge in generating ideas, a career in business, technology, entertainment, product manufacturing, community development, and government are all possible with your Innovation degree. These fields of employment are in constant need for innovative thinkers.

Career pathways could include:

  • business consultant
  • risk evaluator
  • project management
  • product designer.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree from UC.

Related brochures

Undergraduate Prospectus 2024

Whakatairanga Ākonga

Download (application/pdf, 4 MB)

International Prospectus 2024/25

Download (application/pdf, 4 MB)
Student stories
Privacy Preferences

By clicking "Accept All Cookies", you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyse site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.