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Digital Entrepreneurship

Digital Entrepreneurship

This postgraduate diploma in business in Digital Entrepreneurship (Level 9 - 60 credits) will develop your essential digital knowledge and give you the skills to set up and succeed as an entrepreneur in the online environment or work in a large organisation.

This course is available via Springboard+.

What is it?

An entrepreneur is someone who transforms an idea for an enterprise or a business into economic goods or trade. This course hones entrepreneurial competencies and can increase your chances of success in this very competitive environment. It will teach you the digital tools which can enable businesses to improve their online offering and capabilities. Students work on a business concept, interrogate its business model, and test its validity in the marketplace.

What will I do?

Students work on real business scenarios, and develop and execute a customised online and web marketing strategy. It combines best digital practices with business model validation, enterprise development and research. The research project module focuses on emerging digital technology issues with a focus on international issues.

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.


1 Year

Tuesday 5pm-9pm

Thursday 5pm-9pm

+ approximately 8-10 Saturdays 10am-4pm.

Careers or further progression

Future careers

Graduates can originate, validate and test a business idea; write an investment-ready business plan; and critically engage with emerging digital technology trends and developments. It opens up opportunities in management, marketing, digital marketing, digital strategy, start up, and e-commerce.

Further enquiries

Contact Details

Sylvia Wrynn

Phone: +353 1 239 4764


Subjects taught

What will I study?

• Digital Design for Business

• Digital Innovation + Entrepreneurship

• Digital Marketing

• SEO + Data Analytics

• Business Management

Application date

Application Deadline:

Initial Deadline: 4pm Friday 24th May 2019

Application Deadline: Applications are open via

Course fee

Free fees available via for eligible job-seekers.

Fee of €550 for applicants in employment.

Enrolment and start dates

Start date: TBC

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