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Business (General Entry): Retail Management & MarketingGnó (Iontráil Ghinearálta): Bainistíocht Margaíocht & Miondíola

Course Title: Higher Certificate in Retail Management & Marketing

This course is offered as part of our Business (General Entry) course which is listed on the CAO as course code TU678. For information how the application process works and the various options available, please visit our overview page

This course was previously known as TU676

Leaving Certificate Requirements:

Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements:

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Any full Level 5 or 6 award

Mature Applicants:

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website

Course Description

This course introduces the student to fundamental principles of retail management and is ideal for securing junior trainee management positions in the retail sector. It give the student an understanding of business fundamentals of finance, technology, management, marketing & economics as well as specialist fundamentals in Geographical Information Systems, Internet technologies for retailing, store atmospherics, retail analytics and the workings of the ‘new digital economy’.

Study Abroad Opportunities:

Students who transfer to the BSc in Retail & Services Management after completion of the higher certificate have the opportunity to study in either a European or North American University.

This course is an ideal introduction to the management and marketing of retail enterprises. It provides a foundation for entry to the job market as a trainee manager in a retail company or as a marketing trainee in any company, particularly those where knowledge of retail operations is beneficial.

Retail Management is an excellent course. For anyone considering a career in the retail sector, it is a brilliant starting point. Each module is well presented and the course has a great structure. I have gained such a great insight into how retailers operate and how best to serve consumers. This course is ideal for working in any type of store, and can really provide the basis for any job opportunities that may arise for those looking to work in the retail sector and it is a brilliant thing to have on your CV!

TU Code

TU678 (RET)


Level 6


Higher Certificate


2 years

Number of Places



City Centre: Aungier Street

Virtual Tour

Aungier Street


EU Fees

Non-EU Fees