Business Data Analytics

Hibernia College is collaborating with the Analytics Institute, the representative body for the data science and analytics sector to provide a programme tailored to the unique career development and educational needs of the modern data professional.

We have developed a 60 ECTS, full-time, one-year programme to provide learners with access to innovative blended learning experiences and work placement/work-based project leading to the NFQ Level 9 qualification Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Business Data Analytics.

Subjects taught

The programme design is informed by data and analytics thought leaders from higher education and industry and will cover areas such as data science, probability modelling, statistical data analysis and essential industry skills such as applied business analytics and effecting successful projects.

It is envisaged that learners will get the opportunity to engage with innovative data companies on relevant, impactful projects as part of their experiential learning.

Entry requirements

Learners on this programme will originate from directly cognate disciplines including Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering and Technology. Applicants from partially cognate disciplines such as Finance, Accounting, Business etc. may be accepted as determined by the Academic Lead following a review of the content of the course presented.

A minimum grade of Lower Second-Class Honours 2.2, or equivalent, in a bachelor's degree at NFQ Level 8.

Application dates

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1 year full-time

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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