Diploma in E-Business Analysis

Course overview

The Diploma in E-Business Analysis serves distinct needs pertaining to the use, management and development of information systems within organisations. It is anticipated that students will bring to the programme a variety of skills from different backgrounds. The programme will be delivered via a mixture of scheduled classes and on-line learning which enables participants to pursue employment commitments.

Key facts

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (qualifications and/or relevant experience) for the course

This programme is open to applicants from all backgrounds who hold a NQAI level 8 qualification (minimum) or equivalent.  It is a conversion diploma aimed at re-skilling unemployed graduates.  Consideration may be given to applications for candidates with a level 7 qualification and relevant professional experience.

Duration: 1 year

Next start date: Please contact the Programme Administrator

ECTS weighting: 30

Awards: Diploma in E-Business Analysis

Closing date:

Please contact the Programme Administrator

NFQ level: 8

Mode of study: Scheduled classes and on-line learning

Course outline

The syllabus for the Diploma in E-Business Analysis is flexible and permits students to choose modules in accordance with their own previous background, aptitudes, and career aspirations

Semester 1: Any three modules from following (all 5 ECTS):

  • MS873 Management Information Systems 1
  • MS805 Database Systems
  • MS806 Business Applications Programming
  • MS801 Web Design & Development or MS321 Web & Interactive Media Design
  • MS803 Business Data Communications or MS320 E-Business Technology
  • MS403 IS Strategy & Planning
  • MS820 Interactive Systems Design
  • MS804 Systems Development and Project Management
  • MK569 E-Business Marketing


Semester 2: Any three modules from following:

  • MS808 Electronic Commerce Strategy or MS219 E-Business
  • MS813 Information Systems Innovation or MS412 Information Systems Innovation
  • MS810 Information Systems Security & Ethics
  • MS814 Decision Systems & Business Analytics
  • MS807 Information Systems Management
  • MS809 Enterprise Systems or MS319 Enterprise Systems
  • MS815 Advanced Applications Programming
  • MS821 Applied Systems Analysis

Applications and selections

Springboard Funded 2015-2016

This programme has been approved by the Springboard programme for entry in the 2015/16 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 


Melissa O'Hea

Discipline Administrator

Accountancy & Finance | Business Information Systems

J. E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics

NUI Galway

T:  +353 (0) 91 492308

E:  melissa.ohea@nuigalway.ie

Requirements and assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of written assignments during the semester and a formal examination at the end of each semester.

Find out more

Nuala McCarthy
Business Information Systems
J.E. Cairns School of Business & Economics
NUI Galway
T: +353 (0) 91 492308

Fees for this course

EU (Total): €3,950 p.a. 2015/16
Non-EU (Total): €4,450 p.a. 2015/16

Springboard-eligible applicants should apply via the Springboard courses website