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Business Management

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.

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.

Duration

Carlow - 1 year part-time
Wexford - 1 year part-time
Wicklow - 1 year part-time

Number of credits

CWL26 Higher Diploma in Business in Business Management CARLOW Part-time NFQ Level 8 Credits 60
CWX05 Higher Diploma in Business in Business Management WEXFORD Part-time NFQ Level 8 Credits 60
CWW07 Higher Diploma in Business in Business Management WICKLOW Part-time NFQ Level 8 Credits 60

Careers or further progression

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.

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

Carlow
Lifelong Learning Manager
Eoin O'Brien
BA, DBS, CBS, Cert Mgmt, MBA
E: LLL@itcarlow.ie

Wexford
Deputy Head Of Campus
Dr Janette Davies
BSc, MA, PhD, MMII
E: janette.davies@itcarlow.ie

Wicklow
Lifelong Learning Manager
Dr Clare Power
BSc, DipHE, MSc, PhD
E: martin.meagher@itcarlow.ie

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

Assessment method

Exam information Modules completed in Term 1 will, where applicable be examined in early December 2019. Modules completed in Term 2 will, where applicable, be examined in May 2020.

Course fee

CWL26 Higher Diploma in Business in Business Management CARLOW Part-time €2,500
CWX05 Higher Diploma in Business in Business Management WEXFORD Part-time €2,500
CWW07 Higher Diploma in Business in Business Management WICKLOW Part-time €2,500

Programme Fees for Non-EU Students
Higher Diploma Programme Fee – €10,250

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