Choosing a course is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make! View our courses and see what our students and lecturers have to say about the courses you are interested in at the links below.
Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
- Research Office
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Business Analytics (Diploma)
Diploma in Business Analytics
College of Business, Public Policy, & Law
Organisations require people who are equipped with a particular set of analytical skills and who also understand business and technology. The Diploma in Business Analytics will provide its students with these skills and as graduates of this course you will be able to:
- carry out effective data analysis utilising descriptive and inferential statistics within a business context using the appropriate software;
- solve real business problems using generally accepted practices in the field of business analytics;
- communicate effectively the results of data analysis to technical and non-technical audiences;
- apply analytical thinking techniques, communication, and interaction skills to support decision making and address business
'The Dip in Business Analytics in NUI Galway brings together the competencies that are required for an end-to-end understanding of how analytics is applied in the market and will provide students with technical, business and data management skills required to become analytics professionals.’
Edel Lynch, Managing Director - Accenture Analytics Innovation Centre, Dublin
This programme is open to applicants who hold a NQAI Level 8 qualification (minimum) or equivalent. It is a conversion diploma aimed at re-skilling graduates.
Next start date: September 2013
Awards: Diploma in Business Analytics
business intelligence software (SAP and advanced MS Excel), statistical analysis software (R), programming ( Java), and database management. Through assignments and additional workshops, participants will gain experience in teamwork, leadership, and effective business communication.
Applications and selections
Springboard Funded 2013
This programme has been approved by the Springboard programme for entry in the 2013/14 academic year with the waiver of programme fees. This course is suitable for job-seekers who want to attain a qualification while actively seeking employment. Students may retain their social protection supports while participating on this programme.
For further information and application, check out www.springboardcourses.ie
Find out more
Dr. Eoin Whelan
Business Information Systems Group
Cairnes School of Business & Economics