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.

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 

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

Who Teaches this Course

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.

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.

Additional Requirements


1 year

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A Level Grades ()

Average intake


Closing Date

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NFQ level


Mode of study

Scheduled classes and on-line learning

ECTS weighting



Diploma in E-Business Analysis


PAC code

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

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

Who’s Suited to This Course

The programme is designed as a specialist course, which assists students in blending their existing talents with the technological skills and business knowledge needed to design, develop, use and manage information systems in modern organisations. 

The programme may provide an opportunity for students to progress to further qualifications at Masters level.

Learning Outcomes

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€3,950 p.a. 2015/16

Fees: Tuition

Fees: Student levy

Fees: Non EU

€4,450 p.a. 2015/16
Springboard-eligible applicants should apply via the Springboard courses website

Find out More

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