Why study Innovation and Entrepreneurship?

Develop an understanding of how to test innovative ideas, products or processes, how to finance start-up ventures, and how to sell and market new products and services in New Zealand and internationally.

Complementary majors


A double major combines two specialist fields of study. It enhances your career prospects. Innovation and Entrepreneurship complements majors in all other business related disciplines, especially:

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What are the career paths?


Become an entrepreneur, business consultant or strategic business analyst, or take up a senior role in business or industry.

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Programmes available


Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) 
The BCom offers Innovation and Entrepreneurship as a single major or as a double major alongside one of the other majors offered within the BCom. It is recommended that Innovation and Entrepreneurship is studied as part of a double major combination. You can also study the Bachelor of Commerce in Innovation and Entrepreneurship as part of a conjoint degree programme where you study for two degrees at once.

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) 
The BCom (Hons) in Management is one full-time year of postgraduate study following the Bachelor of Commerce degree. Entry is based on superior grades in the subject area in the relevant undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate Diploma in Commerce (PGDipCom) 
The postgraduate diploma consists of one full-time year of postgraduate coursework following the bachelors degree.

Master of Commerce (MCom) 
The MCom degree is a two-year postgraduate programme. The first year is coursework, which may be taken as bachelor honours or a postgraduate diploma, while the second year comprises a research thesis.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 
As a general rule you need to have successfully completed either a bachelor honours degree or masters degree with superior grades to be eligible to study for a PhD in Management.

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