Business - Management

Course Codes:
Carlow Campus: CWL26
Wexford Campus: CWX05
Wicklow Campus: CWW07

What is this programme about?
This one-year graduate Higher Diploma programme is designed for graduates of non-business disciplines in order to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies for management in business. It will provide graduates with an in-depth understanding of the contemporary business environment.

The programme will enable graduates to further develop, consolidate and synthesize their knowledge and skills through experience, professional and/or academic education and improve their overall employment prospects.

What will I be able to do when I finish the programme?
This programme will provide candidates with extensive knowledge of the many business disciplines that influence business and strategic decisions, thus enabling them to pursue management roles in their chosen discipline and across an organisation.

Entry requirements

Graduates with Level 8 qualifications. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis through completion of the Graduates with Level 8 qualifications. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis through completion of the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). IT Carlow reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.


1 year part-time (2 nights per week 7.00pm - 10.00pm with some Saturdays throughout the year)

Careers or further progression

What follow-on study opportunities are available?
This programme will give graduates the basis and maturity to proceed to the MBA or MB taught part-time programmes depending on their general business experience.

Further enquiries

Lifelong Learning Centre
Institute of Technology Carlow,
Kilkenny Road,
Tel: 059 9175280
Fax: 059 9175005

Faculty of Lifelong Learning
Wexford Campus
Summerhill Road
Tel: 053 9185809 (LLL Centre)
Tel: 053 9185800 (Reception)
Fax: 053 9185801

Faculty for Lifelong Learning
Wicklow County Campus
Clermont House
Rathnew, County Wicklow
Tel: 0404 67125

Subjects taught

What subjects will I study?
Management Accounting
Corporate Governance & Business Practice
Strategic Human Resource Management
Work based research project
International Business
Strategic Management

Application date

Closing Date for Applications
All Postgraduate Applications – 12 noon Friday 24th August 2018.
All other applications – 12 noon Friday 24th August 2018.

Course fee


Enrolment and start dates


Start Date
September 2018.

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