Higher Diploma in Business in International Business

  • Higher Diploma in Business in International Business
  • NFQ Level 8
  • Full details available on the Admissions-Postgrad pages
  • 1 Year Full-time
  • Carlow
  • Not applicable
  • Overview
  • Entry Requirements
  • Further Study & Careers
  • PAC Codes & Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact

Overview

This one-year graduate diploma course has been designed for graduates of business and non-business disciplines in order to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies required in international business. International business is concerned with contemporary issues in business from both a national and international perspective. Learners will have leading knowledge of contemporary theories, concepts and issues concerning international business in today’s society. In addition, the modules blend both theory, practice and policy to ensure that the learner will be able to manage, develop and lead organisations in the sector. The course will also provide learners with critical thinking tools to enable them to succeed in the field of business. It will provide learners with a critical understanding of concepts and approaches to enable individuals and groups to realise their potential.

What will I be able to do when I finish this course?

Graduates will be equipped to manage and lead teams in multinational organisations. They will also be able to contribute to and develop the strategy of that organization. Graduates of this course will find employment in a variety of settings that promise a wide choice of flexibility and variety. Many graduates of this course may start their career in the domestic operations of an organization and then progress to managing and coordinating global operations.

Some examples of potential job opportunities include:
• Banking
• International marketing and sales
• Customer service
• Importing and exporting enterprises.

Special features of this course

This learner centred course allows students to engage in a number of applied business scenarios. Modules allow the learners to apply theory and synthesise their knowledge through practical application which will help to develop key transferable skills.

What subjects will I study?

  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Applied Business Solutions
  • International Marketing
  • Business Finance

Elective Subjects

  • International Economics
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Corporate Governance and Business Practice
  • Business Information Systems

Entry Requirements

Applicants require an NFQ 8 or equivalent for entry to this course.Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the IT Carlow policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Study & Career Opportunities

This qualification will allow the participant to apply for the MBA or Master of Business, depending on his/her business experience, and continue to develop and extend his/her skills base and knowledge at Level 9.

Programme Codes & Fees

Programme Code Programme Title Campus Location Schedule Fees Closing date for applications
CWB17 Higher Diploma in Business in International Business Carlow Full-time €3,000 Full details available on the Admissions-Postgrad pages
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

How to apply

  1. Research & choose your course from our wide range of postgraduate offerings on our website or in our prospectus.
  2. Check all of the relevant course information including entry requirements, course code and closing dates, taking time to read the Application Instructions.
  3. Get started on your postgraduate journey at IT Carlow!

For admissions queries from Irish or European applicants, please email: graduatestudies@itcarlow.ie.

All Non-EU international applicants should refer to the International section of the website for further details or email: international@itcarlow.ie.

Contact

Dr Sharon Harris Byrne
BA, MBS, PhD
Programme Director
P: 059 917 5300
E:   sharon.harrisbyrne@itcarlow.ie

or

Martin Meagher
BComm, MBA, MA, FCA
Head of Department - Business
P: 059 917 5300
E: martin.meagher@itcarlow.ie

International (Non-EU) applicants may contact:
E: international@itcarlow.ie      
P: 00353-59-9175205