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Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Cost Estimation for Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Application Fee$200
Program Fee$18,200
Student Service Fee$150
Medical Insurance$1700
Books & Supplies$150 - $350

Housing Options

Housing Application Fee$200
International Village
  • Studio: variable rate per day
  • Single: variable rate per day
  • Double:
American Family Homestay
  • Cost per week: $0
  • Cost per day: $0

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All courses, dates and fees are subject to change without notice

Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship

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Upcoming Dates


Winter 2020
2-Jan to 11-Sep

Spring 2020
23-Mar to 18-Dec

Summer 2020
22-Jun to 19-Mar, 2021

Fall 2020
28-Sep to 11-Jun, 2021


Winter 2021
4-Jan to 10-Sep

Fall 2021
20-Sep to 10-Jun, 2022


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34 weeks

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46 Units

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Strengthen the foundation of your business idea using a focused and updated program designed with your success in mind. Refine your understanding of the U.S. market by interviewing consumers and established entrepreneurs. Put those concepts into an actionable plan using competitive analysis, a structured business model, financing, and other strategies. Test your findings and ideas at an American business or in a local business incubator and start the next chapter of your career.

What You'll Learn

  • How to develop the initial structure of and reach key players in your business startup
  • An accelerated yet comprehensive approach to essential concepts such as risk analysis, management best practices, and marketing strategies
  • How to identify potential challenges early on and address those in your business plan
  • The financial feasibility of your startup idea and how to manage operational finances and fundraising
  • Practical application in a real-world environment supplemented with discussion from other aspiring entrepreneurs

Who Can Attend

  • Students who hold Bachelor's degrees and who wish to concentrate or expand their knowledge in the field
  • Professionals who have several years of work experience

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in any academic area (or equivalent)
  • International applicants are required to demonstrate English language fluency and must attain minimum scores of TOEFL PBT 550, iBT 80, IELTS 6.5; or the equivalent*
  • No GMAT or management experience required

*Do you need to improve your English skills first? Learn about our English language programs.

Immigration Information

  • This is a full-time program
  • You must obtain an F-1 (student) visa
  • Dates


    Winter 2020
    2-Jan to 11-Sep

    Spring 2020
    23-Mar to 18-Dec

    Summer 2020
    22-Jun to 19-Mar, 2021

    Fall 2020
    28-Sep to 11-Jun, 2021


    Winter 2021
    4-Jan to 10-Sep

    Fall 2021
    20-Sep to 10-Jun, 2022

    Master's Pathways^

    • Continue in a Master's Pathway to complete a Master's degree with an additional six months of study:

    ^Additional fees apply.

    Where to Stay

    Recommended Housing

    International Village (IV)

    • Conveniently located next to the UCR Extension Center, restaurants, banks, and the main UCR campus
    • Offers three types of living arrangements: studio, single, or double
    • Open year-round
    • For adult students (age 18 or older) only


    • Stay with an American family to practice English daily and learn about American life and customs
    • Fully-furnished room; double-occupancy
    • All meals and daily transportation (to/from school or school-related activities) included
    • Minimum age 14
    • No minimum stay

    Experience California

    Social & Cultural Activities

    Make the most of your California experience!

    Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

    Fill your weekends with:

    • Unforgettable places, events, and cultural immersion activities
    • FREE social events to make professional connections
    • Optional trips at a special student rate

    Before You Apply

    You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information.

    Collect any required documents so that you are prepared to upload them.

    Supporting Documents:

    • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
    • Copy of your passport photo page.
    • Statement of Financial Support Form. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
    • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
    • If you are applying as an F-1 transfer student from another U.S. institution, you must submit copies of your current I-20 form, I-94 form, and F-1 visa. If you are accepted, your acceptance letter will provide further instructions on completing your transfer.
    • If you are under 18 years old, have your parents complete the parental release form.

    Note: Some programs require additional documentation.

    “Enrich your life and transform your future by studying in the heart of Southern California. Employers all over the world recognize the University of California as the gold standard in academics. Experience YOUR California dream at sunny UCR - your place to shine.”


    Associate Dean, International Education
    UCR Extension Professional Studies

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