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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_BBUSA_6
  • Field of StudyBusiness
  • Type of CourseHigher Certificate
  • Type of QualificationHigher Certificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date11th September 2020.
  • Level6
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

To give participants a firm foundation in Business improving employment opportunities, enabling an immediate improved contribution to one’s place of employment and facilitating access to level 7 and 8 qualifications in Business, Management and Accounting.

 

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 final year of 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.

 

View further details of these programme options as follows:

 

More information on semesterisation and modularisation is available here

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

 

To Apply

 

  • Online application is open for course commencing September 2020.
     
  • 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.

 

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.

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • 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.
     
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

     

  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

     
  • 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
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