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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:

    6th September 2019

Admission Requirements:

Leaving Certificate Grade O6/H7 (pre. 2017, Grade D3 Ordinary Level) in five subjects, 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.

An Information session will take place on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students


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

Year 1 and 2:
Trimester 1: Four modules over two evenings per week, 6pm – 10pm
Trimester 2: Six modules over three evenings per week, 6pm – 10pm
Trimester 3: Two modules over 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, and then to the Level 8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) or the Level 8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting.

 

More information on semesterisation and modularisation is available here

 

View Modules

 

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 9th September 2019. 
  • 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.

    Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
  • 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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Year 2 Applicants:

 

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