Discovery. Inspiration. Purpose.
The world of work is changing faster than we can imagine. With disruption comes opportunity. Opportunity to refine what we do, give meaning to our lives and discover more fulfilling careers.
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The Tech Futures Lab experience
This is a learning environment like no other. We’re all about people. People who experiment, fail fast, collaborate, and design solutions fit for the new world, for a new future.
Our Master's programme will fast-track your thinking and your career. After the first twelve weeks you’re back at your work, home office or in the lab practically applying your learning to your day job, starting your new venture or kicking off a transformational project.
Challenge your old thinking
Shed old perceptions and reframe your thinking. Adopt a growth mindset and recognise the opportunities of disruption.
Collaborate with like-minds
Learn to fail fast in a safe environment. Work with diverse but like-minded individuals to build robust ideas, at speed.
Connect with the best in the business
Engage with the bleeding edge of expertise in new technologies and business models, disruption, design thinking, and more.
Expert mentoring and advice
From day one, team up with a dedicated advisor and gain access to our global network. Receive ongoing feedback and support.
Industry-led, real world learning
Exposure to the most current thinking and practice from industry experts who come to inspire, engage and challenge.
Consider the wider impact
Explore global, social and economic impacts of technology and a digital world.
Flexible to fit your lifestyle
Start a venture from scratch. Scale an existing one. Re-define your career. Implement a project. Grow within your organisation. Whatever your goal, this programme can flex to fit you.
Discussion-based and hands-on
There are no exams, or lectures. Assessments are based on milestones specific to your project, set by you and guided by business or project plans and market research.
A globally recognised Master’s
The programme is NZQA accredited, Level 9, 180 credits.
Not just a piece of paper, this degree is a vehicle for making great, technology-enabled things happen.
Why Tech Futures Lab should be your next move...
Education Futurist and Founder Frances Valintine explains the story behind Tech Futures Lab and how we're helping NZ prepare for the future.
A pathway for change
Hear from Paula Williams changed careers Air NZ to Simpson Grearson
The future of work
"As machines increasingly complement human labor in the workplace, we will all need to adjust to reap the benefits."
No qualifications? No worries.
We value industry experience and credentials as highly as prior qualifications. No specific technical ability is required but candidates must demonstrate drive and a willingness to learn.
Each Masters is strictly limited to 30 candidates, in order of application.
Eligibility for admission
Organisational or management experience at a senior level; and/or
A bachelor’s degree or higher, or Level 7 Graduate Diploma
Evidence of relevant professional and/or technical experience to demonstrate an ability and potential to succeed
Next start date
6 November 2018
Earlybird applications receive 10% off tuition fees
Earlybird applications received by: 23 September 2018
Application deadline: 27 October 2018
Fees include GST.
Scholarships are available, contact us for details.
As a full time Master's programme, the course is eligible for a Student Loan through StudyLink and .
Fees free discount
As an industry-based programme of over 120 credits, eligible 2018 Masters students may apply for a fees free contribution of $12,000 for tuition fees.
All intakes are 50 weeks' duration, inclusive of public holidays. Intakes are limited to 30 candidates, in order of application. Conditions apply - contact us for details.
I couldn't see the opportunities ahead of me but I knew I had to take a leap of faith. I could never have imagined the doors it would open.
Louise Nash, Master's student
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