Taught course

Technology Commercialisation

National University of Ireland Galway · J E Cairnes School of Business and Economics

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree, 1st or 2nd class honours in any discipline, along with one year of relevant industrial experience; or an ordinary or 3rd class honours undergraduate degree, along with three years of relevant industrial experience; or a recognised professional qualification and three years of relevant industrial experience. Transfer options: candidates who do not meet the minimum entry criteria for the Diploma programmes may be interviewed by the Programme Board to ascertain their suitability for entry. On successful completion of the Diploma (Technology Commercialisation) students may apply for entry to the MSc (Technology Management) with credit for related modules.

Months of entry


Course content

The Diploma in Technology Commercialisation seeks to improve Ireland's expertise in Technology Commercialisation and to up-skill the next generation of entrepreneurs focused on new and emerging
technologies. It provides information and guidance to potential entrepreneurs in business planning, securing project finance and the knowledge needed to commercialise new technologies, products
and services. Through the programme students will participate in project activities that will assist their understanding of the commercialisation options available to an identified venture.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Nuala McGuinn
+ 353 (0)91 49 37 46