Business - Athlone

The course is designed with strong industry input with a view to producing more efficient and effective employees. Incorporating modules such as Management and Strategy, Economics, Marketing, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Financial management, Business applications and HRM, this programme provides an opportunity to pursue a career in management and leadership in organisations. All modules assume no previous knowledge of the subject. This programme provides you with the fundamental skills to work in business, and will complement your existing degree. It also provides you with an opportunity for further postgraduate study.

Entry requirements

Students with a level 7 or level 8 degree in any discipline other than business studies are eligible to apply for this programme.


1 year full-time

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Once you graduate, you will gain an established and nationally recognised qualification that will equip you for employment in a wide range of business settings. The skills needed for modern organisations have changed significantly and this course will seek to address the modern skills needs in business management.

Here are some routes our graduates have been successful in gaining employment in businesses both nationally and internationally.

Business development and consultancy
Financial and risk analysis
Operations management
Innovation management
Establishing new business start ups

Post Graduate studies within the department include research Masters and Doctorate studies.

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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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