Higher Diploma in Business Studies

Organisation profile

NUI Galway is a third level institution that has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas of international standard, which provide students with opportunities for personal and academic development, as well as giving them the knowledge and skills they need to pursue successful careers.

Training aim

To provide students with an opportunity to become skilled in the fundamentals of business and to improve their ability to ommunicate effectively, work as part of a team, and lead or manage a team.

Learning objectives

The objective of this postgraduate programme is to provide an orientation for graduates, other than graduates in business, towards the commercial and industrial environment and training in the fundamental skills of business administration that enables graduates of the programme to play an active and fruitful role in the development and management of business enterprises.

Course outline

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Information systems
  • Business Law

Trainer's profile

Various lecturing staff in the School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway

Course duration

9 months full-time (September - May)

Assessment & certification

Higher Diploma in Business Studies (Postgraduate qualification) from NUI Galway

Who should attend

Graduates who have no business background and are seeking a business qualification