Higher Diploma in Business in Fisheries and Aquaculture

BIM has teamed with ITC Carlow to provide a Higher Diploma in Business in Fisheries and Aquaculture at NFQ Level 8.

Programme Overview Programme Overview

This course is designed to cater for those looking to enter management, financial, Research and Development or regulatory roles in fisheries, aquaculture, seafood processing and related fields. This innovative course may also appeal to those looking to start an aquaculture or fisheries business company or expand an existing company into new markets.


Programme Information Programme Information

When and Where

The full Higher Diploma will commence in September for the academic year 2021-2022.

Currently all modules are being taught remotely due to Covid -19 restrictions on Fridays and Saturdays every second week.

Qualification

Awarded at NFQ Level 8

Entry Requirements

NFQ Level 7 or level 8 Award or equivalent in a related discipline or relevant industry experience

Consideration is also given to applicants who do not hold level 7 QQI academic qualification but who have extensive industry experience which can be Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)

Fee

€2,500 for the full course (€450 for individual module certificates).

Assessment

Examination and assignments

Duration

Runs fortnightly on Fridays and on Saturdays from 10am-4pm over the academic year (Indicative).

Grant Aid

Funding for the course fee and subsistence costs may be available through the https://bim.flexigrant.com. Application for funding must be made prior to the start of the module.

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Course Brochure

Read the Higher Diploma in Business in Aquaculture and Fisheries Brochure (pdf 426mb)


For more information and how to apply, contact

Resource Development Officer - South East

Brian O'Loan