Business - Blended

This course aims to enable participants to develop advanced core competencies in business, to build on learning and business skills already gained at honours Bachelor of Business Level (or cognate discipline) and to further develop the analytical skills and academic experience of students. The curriculum offers a richness and variety of learning that will ensure students develop a range of high-level knowledge and skill in research, strategic thinking and reflective learning. Students will further develop an ability to integrate knowledge, manage complexity and formulate judgements thereby establishing the foundation for a successful career.

An award with the title 'Postgraduate Diploma in Business' may be granted if learners leave this programme after successfully completing the taught modules.

In semesters 1 , 2 and 3 and attain 60 ECTS credits with a minimum GPA of 2.00

Entry requirements

Second class honours grade 2 (GPA 2.5) or equivalent in a Bachelor of Business (Honours) or other relevant primary degree at NFQ level 8. Applicants who have an honours primary degree in a non-business discipline will be considered if their prior experience is considered an adequate background to prepare them for the programme.

Subjects taught

Year 1 Semester 1
Service Excellence
Strategy and Leadership

Year 1 Semester 2
Enterprise Resource Systems and Business Intelligence
Accounting Information for Decision Making

Year 2 Semester 3
Innovation & Creativity
Research Methods

Year 2 Semester 4


2 years part-time

Tuesday 7pm-9pm (Online)
Thursday 7pm-9pm (Online)
4 Fridays per semester, 9:00am - 5:00pm (On Campus)

Please see below for specific dates.
September 27th
October 25th
November 29th
December 13th
January 31
February 28
March 27
April 24

Enrolment dates

Commencement Date September 2020

Post Course Info

It is expected that graduates of this programme would be employed at a senior level in industry and the business environment as competitive managerial leaders and decision-makers in both the private and public sectors

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    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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