Higher Diploma in Business

Course Points
Course Duration
1 Year
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
20 Places
Course Start Date

Course Summary

The Higher Diploma in Business programme is geared toward the international market. It aims to provide learners with an awareness of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to the field of business and management.

It gives learners an appreciation of the inter-relationships between business functions and processes. Extensive knowledge and understanding of the contemporary business environment and an awareness of the need for adaption and change are core sub-fields. Upon completion of the programme, learners will be able to: evaluate knowledge in the field of business, apply a range of analytical skills, and analyse business environments to aid decision making and implement change. 

  • Strategic Management*
  • Financial Management
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Citizenship
  • Cross-Cultural Organisational Behaviour*
  • Digital Marketing Theory and Practice
  • Management Accounting
  • Doing Business in New and Emerging Markets
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • English (2 modules)
  • The English language modules help learners to develop their spoken and written English. As the programme shares modules with the Business School's BBS Honours programme, students are provided with opportunities to study alongside domestic students, thereby enhancing their learning outcomes and English fluency.

*year-long modules

The Higher Diploma in Business programme offers learners a pathway to Masters level study. Upon successful completion of the programme, and having gained a 2:2 or higher, graduates may apply to the MBS programme at level 9.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

This programme is delivered through English, therefore, an advanced level of English language proficiency is required.

International Office
Phone: +353-0429370350
Email: international@dkit.ie

For international applicants, specific IELTs requirements apply.

Course ID DK_BBUSS_8
Course Type Add On
Study Mode Full-Time
Level 8
Duration 1 Year
Starting Date September
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Credits 60
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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How to Apply

Via the DkIT International Office (email international@dkit.ie) or through the Programme Director Ms Cathriona Connor - e-mail: Cathriona.Connor@dkit.ie.