Higher Certificate in
Department of Management & Enterprise
Higher Certificate in Business
What To Expect
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.
To give participants a firm foundation in business related knowledge and skills, with a view to commencing a career or enabling individuals to 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.
Duration & Delivery
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.
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.
For detailed module information, please click the button below
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.
Course fee: €185 per 5 credit module (inc. exam fees)
All part-time programmes at MTU 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 2022-2023 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
For more information on Fees, please visit the MTU Fees Website.
Please note that 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.
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 visit – MTU Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Service.