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Business (Higher Certificate) Part-time

  • Course Code

    CR_BBUSA_6

  • Field of Study

    Business

  • Type of Course:

    Higher Certificate

  • Type of Qualification:

    Higher Certificate

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    17th September 2018

Admission Requirements:

The minimum requirements are Grade D3 (ordinary level) in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate, to include Mathematics and either English or Irish. Mature students will be considered on an individual basis.

Are you eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)? Please visit www.cit.ie/rpl

Course summary

To give participants a firm foundation in Business studies in order to give them a better opportunity to gain employment, or to enable them make an immediate contribution in their place of employment.

Department(s)

Management and Enterprise

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2018-2019 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Tuesday 4th September 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.


Course fee: €185 per 5 credit module (inc. exam fees)

Year 1 and 2:
Trimester 1: Two evenings per week, 6pm - 10pm
Trimester 2: Three evenings per week, 6pm - 10pm
Trimester 3:  Two evenings per week, 6pm – 10pm

The complete course will extend over two years. Modules will be taught on a trimesterised basis. Official examinations will be held at the end of each term. Certification for the course is through the ACCS Scheme.

ACCS Scheme

The ACCS scheme (Accumulation of Credits and Certification of Subjects) is a specially designed system for part-time students. It allows students to study one or more subjects at a time and obtain credit for each subject passed. Students who accumulate the appropriate number of modules qualify for the award of Higher Certificate.

Aim

To give participants a firm foundation in Business studies in order to give them a better opportunity to gain employment, or to enable them make an immediate contribution in their place of employment. Successful completion of the course will afford students the opportunity of progressing to a Bachelor Degree or other courses.

Award

Higher Certificate in Business (Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications)

Progression

Successful graduates can progress to the Level 7 Bachelor of Business in Management or Level 8 Bachelor of Business in Accounting.

More information on semesterisation and modularisation is available here

 

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The complete course will extend over two years. Modules will be taught on a trimesterised basis. Official examinations will be held at the end of each term. Certification for the course is through the ACCS Scheme.

ACCS Scheme

The ACCS Scheme (Accumulation of Credits and Certification of Subjects) is a specially designed system for part-time students. It allows students to study one or more subjects at a time and obtain credit for each subject passed. Students who accumulate the appropriate number of modules qualify for the award of Higher Certificate.

  • Online application is open for course commencing 10th September 2018. 
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €450 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Late applications may be considered should any places become available.
  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience.  If you think  you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl

 

Year 1 Applicants:

 

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Ms Sheila Butler
sheila.butler@cit.ie
021 433 5806