Higher Certificate in Business Course - Level 6

Ibat College Dublin

Program Description

Higher Certificate in Business Course - Level 6

Ibat College Dublin

Want to get a strong grounding in the core pillars of business? Interested in the emerging trends in the field of marketing or develop a stronger understanding of the current economic environment? Want to understand the important role that financial analysis plays in a business? Then the Higher Certificate in Business is the course for you. This two-year degree programme provides a broad range of business skills in conjunction with a detailed knowledge of the current business environment in which companies operate. The practical focus adopted by the College will help develop our students with the necessary personal and professional skills that will allow them to confidently progress onto a relevant postgraduate course or start a successful business career.

Progression Opportunities

A graduate of the College's Higher Certificate in Business course would be strongly placed to continue their studies in the area of business. Most graduates continue their studies onto the Colleges Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) and the Bachelor of Business (Honours) programmes.

Students who have successfully completed this Higher Certificate in Business, with an average grade of 60% or over, are also eligible to apply to progress on the BCom offered (on-site or online) by University Canada West, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (https://ucanwest.ca/)

Entry Requirements

Access for Irish and european school leavers is facilitated through the standard CAO route. A minimum of five D3 in ordinary-levels subjects in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent), including English and maths, are required.

Mature students (aged 23 and above on the 1st of January on the year of admission) should apply directly to IBAT College Dublin.

International students should apply directly. IBAT College uses a number of comparison systems, such as NARIC and the NQAI Qualifications Recognition system, to compare and establish equivalency of international awards. An IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent is required for non-native English speakers.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 22, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
2 years
Full time
3,500 EUR
Start date Feb. 2017
Ireland Dublin
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 3,500 EUR
Fee for overseas international students that require a visa is €6750. Fee for international students that do not require a visa is €5750.