NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

Higher Diploma in Business Studies J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics College of Business, Public Policy and Law

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: Higher Diploma in Business Studies DURATION: 1 academic year (September–May) NUMBER OF PLACES: 50 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1DB1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply.

Your Course This Higher Diploma in Business Studies programme is designed to provide you with a well-rounded understanding of business. You will be educated in the fundamental skills of business administration, enabling you to play an active role in the management and development of business enterprises. All modules assume that the student has no previous knowledge of the subject. This programme includes core modules in Accounting and Financial Analysis, Financial Management, Principles of Economics for Business, Management, Marketing Principles, Management Information Systems, and Innovation: Creativity and Enterprise. A wide range of optional modules are also available to students in Semester 2, which include Accounting for Management Decisions, Macroeconomics and the Business Environment, Employment Relations, Global Marketing, Implementing Digital Innovation, and Business Law (optional modules may be subject to change). The range of modules available allows students to either specialise in a particular discipline or to study a broad range of business subjects. Career Opportunities Graduates get jobs in a diverse range of industries, such as marketing, financial services, information systems and human resources. Graduates have been employed by Allied Irish Bank, Bank of Ireland, Central Bank of Ireland, AVIVA and Jameson. Every year a number of graduates pursue further postgraduate study at master’s level, such as the MSc Marketing Practice, MSc Information Systems Management, MSc International Management and MSc Human Resources Management. Minimum Entry Requirements The programme is open to degree holders from a university or other recognised degree-awarding body. Applicants should hold an NQAI Level 8 qualification or equivalent; IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable. FIND OUT MORE AT: business-studies.html

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3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. This programme provides you with the fundamental skills to work in business, and will complement your existing degree. 2. It provides you with an opportunity for further study in accounting, with exemptions provided from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams. 3. It also provides you with an opportunity for further postgraduate study in the areas of marketing, management, and business information systems.

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