About Program

The Higher Diploma in Business Studies (part-time) is designed to provide non-business graduates with a well-rounded understanding of business. This course provides training in the fundamental skills of business administration which enables graduates to play an active role in the development and management of business enterprises. Emphasis is placed on individual and group assignments, focusing on developing both applied skills and key interpersonal skills. This course also provides a pathway for graduates to progress to level 9 postgraduate studies in business.
Further Education
Graduates may go on to select from a range of level 9 postgraduate courses at University of Galway or further afield.
Course Outline
Course Delivery

This course is delivered online through:

Live online lectures
Podcasts and presentations (recorded spoken lectures with presentation slides)
Screencasts (video recordings, e.g.: a demonstration of how to solve an equation)
Reading material, assignments and online discussions

Career Opportunities
Graduates can progress in a diverse range of industries, such as marketing, financial services, information systems and human resources. Graduates can also pursue further postgraduate study at Master’s level, such as the MSc Marketing, MSc Industrial Relations and HR Management courses.


Syarat Pendaftaran

  • English Language Proficiency
    • TOEFL : 88 (no less than 21 in writing and at least 19 in every other section)
    • IELTS : 6.5 (over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each)
    • PTE Academic : 61
    • Duolingo English : 110 (score of 5.0 permittedin one component only and minimum of 5.5 in all other bands)
  • Academic Score/Qualifications
    • High School (Certificate of Graduation from Academic/Islamic Secondary School) PLUS competitive grades in year 1 at Bachelor degree level)


Common documents
Academic Transcript
High School Certificate
Required for final assessment of the Institution
English Proficiency Certificate

Jenjang Pendidikan

2 Years Diploma (D2)


Business / Management / International Business / Business Administration

Masa Studi

Online/Distance (2 years)

Biaya Pendidikan

EUR 2,870/tahun

Intake Batas pendaftaran
Jun 04 Sep
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Although based in one of the smaller university cities in the world, University of Galway has a far-reaching reputation for excellence in research and its study programmes.

University of Galway has more than 60 different undergraduate courses plus a wide range of postgraduate opportunities and part-time evening courses. The five main colleges offer a diverse selection of study programmes and many are involved in global research projects.

International students are welcome at University of Galway. The application process is simple and easy to navigate with an overview of specific qualification requirements by country, making it clear to applicants what they need to achieve to be accepted. The International Office helps students feel at home and integrate into university life, supporting them through their studies.

A charming and cultural city, Galway is based on the beautiful coastline of western Ireland, packed with independent shops and cafes. Tradition is balanced with contemporary convenience and even the most modern coffee shops or bistros have an interesting history.


University of Galway has built a fine reputation dating back to 1845 when it first opened its doors to a student cohort of just 68. Today it welcomes more than 18,000 students and is one of the top 300 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2022). University of Galway was awarded Irish University of the Year 2022 (Sunday Times Good University Guide).

Galway ranks as one of the top 5 cities in the world (Lonely Planet 2020) and its often thought of as one of the friendliest cities by major publications including Travel + Leisure magazine and Conde Nast Traveller. Galway’s unique charm and spirit makes it an exciting and welcoming place for international students.

Biaya studi per tahun mulai dari

EUR 1,485





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