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GMIT School of Business

Higher Certificate in Business

A two-year course at GMIT Galway campus designed to give students a firm foundation in business, and the opportunity to progress to a degree in Business

Discipline: Business

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Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 6

Programme Duration: Two years

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply through the CAO

Places: 20

CAO Round 1 Points: 160 (2020)

Why Study?

The Higher Certificate in Business Studies is a flexible two year course designed to give students a firm foundation in business. 

Programme Modules

You will study a wide range of business-related subjects including:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Communications
  • Human Resource Management 

Career Opportunities

Completion of this course will enable you to pursue further study or to enter the world of work in a variety of business areas.

Follow-on Studies: 

Students successfully completing this course can progress, through an internal progression route, to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Level 7).

Progression is also possible onto Level 7 programmes at other Institutes of Technology or Universities in Ireland or elsewhere.

Contact Us

Deirdre Lusby

Head of Department of Management

Tel: +353 (0)91 742222

E-mail: Deirdre Lusby