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Certificate in Data Analytics for Business

Course Points
Course Duration
1 Semester
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
15 Places
Course Start Date
Wednesday 18th September 2024

Course Summary

This 1-semester part-time course will enable candidates to utilise data for operational and strategic decision making in business.

Important notice about this course


Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd September OR until all places are taken, whichever comes first.

Through case studies, live projects and practical exercises, this programme gives non-technical managers a foundation and understanding of the world of data and the confidence to develop fundamental, business-oriented questions about what the business needs, what business value is and how data can be used to create business value. 

Participants who complete this course will have developed the skills to demystify data and have meaningful data conversations at all levels in the organisation and develop data-driven business cases to deliver better decision making and increase competitiveness.

One night a week - Wednesdays (3 hours – 6.00pm to 9.00pm) for one semester.

Course fee is €200 payable when you accept your offer as follows:

  • Instalment 1: €200 (non-refundable) is payable to confirm your acceptance of a course place.


Course is FREE to unemployed people in receipt of an eligible DSP Jobseekers payment. Find out more here:,-concessions-and-policies.html

Applicants should already hold a QQI Level 6 qualifications. 

Applicants who do not meet the minimum education requirements but are 23 years or older and have relevant work experience may still apply for consideration by the Institute. If you are applying as a mature student be sure to submit your CV and any letters of reference you have from employers.

International students must have English level of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).

Nuala Rispin (Lecturer, School of Business and Humanities)

Course ID DK_BANAJ_7
Course Type Flexible & Professional
Study Mode Part-Time
Level 7
Duration 1 Semester
Fees €200
Starting Date Wednesday 18th September 2024
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Credits 10
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Delivery Method On Campus

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).