Higher Diploma in Business in International Business (CARLOW)

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW_BRINT_H)
Key Programme Details
Award

Major

NFQ Level

Level 8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

General Information
Contact

Geraldine Cawley

Email

springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

059 9175288

Address

Faculty of Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow
R93 V960

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

27/08/2021

Start Date

20/09/2021

End Date

15/06/2022

About this Course

This one-year graduate diploma course has been designed for graduates of business and non-business disciplines in order to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies required in international business. International business is concerned with contemporary issues in business from both a national and international perspective. Learners will have leading knowledge of contemporary theories, concepts and issues concerning international business in today's society. In addition, the modules blend both theory, practice and policy to ensure that the learner will be able to manage, develop and lead organisations in the sector. The course will also provide learners with critical thinking tools to enable them to succeed in the field of business. It will provide learners with a critical understanding of concepts and approaches to enable individuals and groups to realise their potential.
Graduates will be equipped to manage and lead teams in multinational organisations. They will also be able to contribute to and develop the strategy of that organization.
Graduates of this course will find employment in a variety of settings that promise a wide choice of flexibility and variety. Many graduates of this course may start their career in the domestic operations of an organization and then progress to managing and coordinating global operations.

Some examples of potential job opportunities include:
Banking
International marketing and sales
Customer service
Importing and exporting enterprises.

Entry Requirements

Applicants require an NFQ major 7 or equivalent for entry to this course. Other applicants will be considered on an individual basis in accordance with the IT Carlow policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Long Description

This one-year graduate diploma course has been designed for graduates of business and non-business disciplines in order to equip them with the necessary knowledge and competencies required in international business. International business is concerned with contemporary issues in business from both a national and international perspective. Learners will have leading knowledge of contemporary theories, concepts and issues concerning international business in today's society. In addition, the modules blend both theory, practice and policy to ensure that the learner will be able to manage, develop and lead organisations in the sector. The course will also provide learners with critical thinking tools to enable them to succeed in the field of business. It will provide learners with a critical understanding of concepts and approaches to enable individuals and groups to realise their potential.
Graduates will be equipped to manage and lead teams in multinational organisations. They will also be able to contribute to and develop the strategy of that organization.
Graduates of this course will find employment in a variety of settings that promise a wide choice of flexibility and variety. Many graduates of this course may start their career in the domestic operations of an organization and then progress to managing and coordinating global operations.

Some examples of potential job opportunities include:
Banking
International marketing and sales
Customer service
Importing and exporting enterprises.

Timetable Info

To be confirmed

Delivery Location

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow
R93 V960

Delivery Notes

Online Delivery

Application Procedures

Please see instructions here https://springboardcourses.ie/howToApply

In order to complete your application you MUST submit the following documentation
1. EU citizens – a scanned copy of your Passport OR Driving license OR Birth Certificate
Non-EU citizens - a scanned copy of your Passport with a copy of your Stamp 4 visa. Applicants on a Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM must be in possession of the Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM for 3 of the last 5 years
2. A copy of your highest qualification.
3. An up-to-date CV detailing education and work history to date.
4. Employed Applicants : A recently dated (within last three months) payslip OR Revenue Office Letter OR letter from your employer confirming your employment. Salary details and other personal information can be redacted and hidden.
5. Self-Employed Applicants : A recently dated (within last three months) letter from your Accountant confirming that you are self-employed OR payslip OR letter from Revenue
6. Unemployed Applicants : Recently dated (within the last three months) evidence of eligible DEASP payment i.e. a social welfare payment slip showing applicant’s name, payment type, PPS number and date OR a screenshot from the mywelfare.ie website showing this information OR a letter from the Dept of Social Protection confirming you are in receipt of eligible DEASP payment.
7. Applicants in receipt of Covid 19 PUP Payment : Recently dated (within the last three months) evidence of Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment i.e. a social welfare payment slip showing applicant’s name, payment type, PPS number and date OR a screenshot from the mywelfare.ie website showing this information OR a letter from the Dept of Social Protection confirming you are in receipt of the Covid PUP Payment OR a copy of a bank statement showing the Covid 19 PUP Payment (other personal information can be redacted and hidden).
8. Returners : Applicants must swear a declaration (recently dated within the last three months) before a Commissioner for attesting to their status. The Returner Declaration form can be downloaded from the Springboard website : https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

Media

Please see more details about this programme in the IT Carlow Springboard prospectus here;

https://www.itcarlow.ie/public/userfiles/files/ITCarlow-Springboard-Prospectus-2021-2022.pdf