Undergraduate
HDip Business Studies

NUI Galway

Course Overview


This HDip programme is designed to provide you as a non-business graduate with a well-rounded understanding of business.

**Business Conversion Programme Available to Non-Business and Business Graduates**
You will be educated in the fundamental skills of business administration, enabling you to play an active role in the management and development of business enterprises. All modules assume no previous knowledge of the subject. This programme provides you with the fundamental skills to work in business, and will complement your existing degree. It also provides you with an opportunity for further postgraduate study, with exemptions provided from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams. For engineering graduates, the programme is approved as part of the Engineers Ireland’s Registered Training Providers Programme.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

9 Months Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

50

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 13,250

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Graduates get jobs in a diverse range of industries, such as marketing, financial services, information systems and human resources.
  • Graduates have been employed by Allied Irish Banks (Credit Management), First Derivatives and Zurich Treasury Services.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

The programme is open to degree holders from a university or other recognized degree-awarding body. Applicants should hold an NFQ Level 8 qualification or equivalent; IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if applicable.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

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Career Prospects


Graduates get jobs in a diverse range of industries, such as marketing, financial services, information systems and human resources. Graduates have been employed by Allied Irish Banks (Credit Management), First Derivatives and Zurich Treasury Services. Every year a number of graduates pursue further postgraduate study at Master’s level, such as the MSc Marketing, MSc Industrial Relations and HR Management programmes.

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