Higher Certificate in Business NFQ Level 6

Higher Certificate in Business Higher Certificate in Business

Course Overview

  • 2

    Years P/T

  • 6

    Level

Why take this course?

This course contains business knowledge and skills which form the basis for a career in industry, commerce or the public service. You will gain an understanding of the functional areas of business and of the factors which influence business success.

On graduation, you should be able to use your knowledge and skills to solve technical and human problems in a business/commercial context. You will also learn how effective interpersonal relations at work contribute to the public image of an organisation and to its progress. Development of your communication skills also forms part of the course.

“Participants will develop business knowledge and skills essential to a career in industry, commerce or the public service.”

What will I experience?

Year 1

Financial Accounting A, Computer Applications, Economics, Learning and Development for Higher Education, Marketing, Financial Accounting B, Business Mathematics,

Business Management, Insurance.

Year 2

IT and Computer Applications, Management Accounting, Operations & Supply Chain Management, HR Management, Marketing Management and International Economics.

What opportunities might it lead to?

Graduates are eligible to apply to join the Bachelor of Business, Level 7 at AIT.

Additional Information

Please note: Institute induction and commencement of the Learning and Development for Higher Education module is on Saturday 22 September 2018 from 9.30am to 5.00pm.

Assessment Information

​Assessments and exams throughout.

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Course Details

Course Fees:
€2350 PA
Course Duration:
2 Years P/T
Course Commencement Date:

Year 1 – 6.00pm Monday 17 September 2018

Year 2 – 6.00pm Monday 3 September 2018.

Course runs for 2 years; 24 weeks per annum Monday and Wednesday 6.00pm to 10.00pm (Plus approx 5 Saturdays per semester)

Course Award:
Higher Certificate in Business
Course NFQ Level:
Level 6
Department:
Dept of Lifelong Learning
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Mature applicant or Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examinations. Two of these subjects must be mathematics and a language (English or Irish). Or Any QQI level 5 qualification is acceptable.

Lecturer Testimonial

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Dr Michael Tobin

Dr Michael Tobin is Head of Department of Lifelong Learning.

Careers & Opportunities

Career Prospects

On graduation, you should be able to use your knowledge and skills to solve technical and human problems in a business/commercial context.

Further Study

Graduates are eligible to apply to join the Bachelor of Business, Level 7 at AIT.

Bachelor of Business NFQ Level 7

Bachelor of Business

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