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Course Details

Certificate in Digital Enterprise

Course code: BN772 Entry Route into programme:
  • Leaving Certificate
  • FETAC graduates
Duration: 1 year
NFQ level: 6
Fee: TBC
Schedule:                                                      Monday 4-8pm (Online)
Wednesday or Thursday 4-8pm or 8-10pm (On campus)
4 - 6 Saturdays (full days) per semester                                            
Award title: Certificate in Digital Enterprise. (Minor award of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Digital Marketing.)
Credits for Full Award: 60 @ NFQ Level 6
Awarding Body:                                 Technological University Dublin  

NOTE: Part-time course offerings for 2019 are currently under review. Detailed course information for the 2019/20 intake will be updated soon. Applications will open in April 2019


Course Overview

This course is designed to enable students to take advantage of the many opportunities presented by the online trading environment in order to develop and grow an existing business or to create an opportunity to start their own business. Students who undertake this course will be introduced to the fundamentals of e-commerce and digital marketing activities which will enable them to establish their online business and create the appropriate content (photo, video, blogs, web content, social media content) and campaigns (search advertising, promoting social media content) to be capable of promoting their goods or services online. They will also have the capacity to build or maintain a basic website and will understand a variety of e-commerce business models. They will also be capable of using excel, word and powerpoint. Students will have the opportunity to develop an e-commerce business plan, either for a client organisation identified with the assistance of the ITB Civic Engagement team, their own employer or for a future business which they may wish to start.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course should be in a position to taking advantage of the opportunity created by the increasing number of businesses who are looking to trade online. They would be qualified for a digital marketing executive or e-commerce executive roles.

Minimum Entry Requirements

A pass in five subjects (ordinary level) in the Leaving Certificate to include Mathematics and English or Irish, or an equivalent qualification. Leaving Certificate Mathematics at foundation level grade H3 or higher is acceptable. The minimum entry requirement for FETAC level 5 or level 6 graduates is any full award

Course Schedule

This course will be delivered in a blended format.

Monday 4-8pm online, (It is anticipated that students will need to attend on campus for the first week of each semester)

Wednesday or Thursday 4-8pm or 8-10pm on campus and 4-6 Saturdays (full days) per semester.


Course Content

Semester 1:

Digital Media for Marketing

Introduction to Digital Marketing

Fundamentals of Marketing 1

Exploring Web Design

Personal Development

Digital Enterprise

Semester 2:

Digital Media for Marketing

Social Media for Business

Introduction to Writing for Marketing

Online Advertising

Public Relations

Marketing Information Management

Start Your Own Business




For further details please contact the marketing team on 01 885 1530 or e-mail:

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