Higher Diploma in Business in Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Higher Diploma in Business in Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • CWX10 (Wexford)
  • 60 credits
  • 8
  • 1 year part-time
  • TBC
  • Overview
  • Subjects
  • Entry Requirements
  • PAC CODES & Fees
  • How to apply
  • Contact us


Developed in partnership Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM – The Irish Sea Fisheries Board), this programme offers opportunities for those interested in the seafood industry. This course will be of interest to those looking to enter management roles in aquabusiness, aqua economics; financial or regulatory roles in R&D or in a seafood processing company or those interested in starting an aquabusiness. This programme offers opportunities for personal development to explore new insights in strategic thinking and to enhance presentation skills for supervisory roles in emerging growth areas for the Aqua sector.
NOTE: Specific modules may be subject to amendment after our 2021 programmatic review.


Aquabusiness Economics
Law and Regulation for Aquabusiness
Strategic and Innovation Management
Financial Management & Planning
Marketing Management in Aquabusiness
Work Placement

Entry Requirements

Applicants with major degrees at Level 7 (QQI Level 7 or equivalent). In addition, those with extensive work experience on fish farms or in fisheries occupations who may be eligible under the SETU Carlow Recognition of Prior to learning policy (RPL). All applicants will be considered on a case by case basis. 

Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.

PAC Codes & Fees

Programme Code Programme Title Campus Location Schedule Fees Closing date for applications
CWX10 Higher Diploma in Business in Aquabusiness Wexford Part-time €2,500 Details available on the Admissions-Postgraduate section of the website

How to Apply

Register online at www.pac.ie/itcw

Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie