Certificate in Social Media and E-Business

Digital Media and Computing

  • This programme introduces students to the fundamentals of Social Media and E-Business and the steps involved in creating an E-Business platform.

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Certificate in Social Media and E-Business

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Aim of Programme

Aim of Programme

The programme develops the students’ specific IT knowledge in order to prepare a thorough baseline to deliver a social media project effectively with an emphasis on ethics and social responsibility throughout this process. It will equip students with an understanding of Social Media Applications and E-Business (Website design) and their contribution to the formulation and implementation of a firm’s corporate strategies. Another aim of this programme is to provide an opportunity for students to develop the technical, entrepreneurial, interpersonal, innovation and managerial knowledge, skills and competencies required for a variety of job opportunities in their own business.

Blended Learning

  • 6
    NFQ Level
  • 20

Programme Content

Programme Content

  • Social Media Applications
  • E-Business

Minimum Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements

Mature applicants (i.e over 23 years) or Leaving Certificate – Grade O6 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate. Two of these subjects must be Mathematics and a language (English or Irish) or any QQI Level 5 or Recognition of Prior Learning.




AIT Induction Sessions will take place on Friday 18th September 2020 6.00pm to 9.00pm, Saturday 19th September 2020, 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

All registered students must attend one session, and you will be advised of your session when your application is processed. This is a face to face induction, where registered students will meet their lecturers and become acquainted with AIT operating systems, such as our online delivery platform, Moodle, Rules and Regulations etc.

All current regulations and public health guidelines in relation to social distancing will be in place at these sessions.



1 year: 24 weeks

Monday 7.00pm – 9.00pm (Online) plus selected Saturdays in Athlone IT 9.30am – 4.30pm


Semester One 2020: October 3rd, November 14th
Semester Two 2021: January 23rd, March 6th

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Induction – September 2020

Online – 7.00 pm Monday 21 September 2020


Maria Slevin – [email protected]
Tel: +353 (0)90 648 3052