Equality Diversity & Inclusion

What will I do?
You will develop your core business knowledge, skills and competencies that are geared towards understanding and managing equality, diversity and inclusion issues.

Students will engage with contemporary debates and case studies from a variety of organisational contexts. The programme will test existing opinions and provide opportunity to view EDI related issues in complex business situations from a variety of perspectives. It will combine broad societal issues with business development and sustainability challenges. The programme is 100% project based.

Subjects taught

Year 1 Modules
EDI Policy Implementation and evaluation
Strategic HRM and EDI
Critical Theory and Identity
EDI Context
Legal Framework and EDI
EDI Management theory and leadership

Entry requirements

Min Entry Requirements
Undergraduate qualification of 2nd Class Honours or higher at Honours Degree level.

Applicants may be considered provided they can demonstrate Honours Degree equivalence, which can be verified through the RPL (recognition of prior learning) process.

Two references must also support your application.


Application dates

Application Deadline
Applications are offered on a first come first served basis.
Apply via www.springboardcourses.ie


1 year part-time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 10/09/2024
End Date: 09/05/2025

Induction will take place on:
Tuesday 10th September (online) 6-8pm
Friday 13th September (in-person) 9am-5pm
Attendance is mandatory for the induction dates

Classes start week of 23rd September 2024
Lectures are scheduled Tuesday and Thursday evenings online

Post Course Info

Future careers
Graduates of this program will be in a position to add value to a range of projects in dynamic environments in both the profit and not for profit sectors. Opportunities are opening up in the following:

Public sector organisations who are striving to offer leadership on the EDI agenda.
Not for profits working to promote EDI
SMEs who recognise there is a well-established business case for investing in equality and diversity.
Corporate organisations who promote equality and foster diversity

Graduates of the programme will be positioned with modern and innovative best practice concepts and in this way can provide a sustainable advantage to their organisations and employers.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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