Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
Spring 2025
4 Weeks
University Certificate of Study
Course Type: Professional/Flexible, Online
Fees: For Information on Fees, see section below.


Name: John McGrath
Address: Department of Management and Marketing, KBS Email:

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Brief Description

Next Intake: Spring 2025

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Module Description Module Code NFQ Level ECTS Credits Start Date Fees

Advanced Practices of Classification

MG2052 7 6 TBC


This micro-credential represents a single module within a larger further award (eg. Certificate, Diploma, Masters). By taking this micro-credential you may be eligible to apply for a credit exemption should you progress to study for a further award.

The programmes associated with this MicroCred are: 


This module will provide learners with an understanding and practical ability to correctly classify, value and determine origin for materials being imported or exported by their organisations, the legislative basis and the mechanisms required for import and export compliance. Participants will learn to understand their role in compliance with global trade regulations and to apply practical export knowledge within their organisation.

Learning outcomes:

On the successful completion of this module, participants will be able to:                                                                                                             


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the customs procedures and processes for export from the Irish/EU market
  • Describe and apply the principles and requirements determining the classification of goods for export.
  • Explain the methods of valuation and how valuation will impact the importer/exporter.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the rules of Origin and how to apply them.
  • Demonstrate an ability to research legislation and frameworks.
  • Develop an internal structure for Import/Export Compliance


There is no final exam for this module.

You will be assessed through 1-2 continuous skill-based assignments, provided by your lecturer.

The programme is open to managers and supervisors from a variety of disciplines or those aspiring to a managerial role with three to five years organisational experience in a relevant field. 

Completion of an NFQ level 6 qualification or equivalent is required.

Entry requirements are established to ensure the learner can engage with the course material and assessments, at a level suitable to their needs, and the academic requirements of the module. By applying to this micro-credential, you are confirming that you have reviewed and understand any such requirements, and that you meet the eligibility criteria for admission.

Successful completion of this module does not automatically qualify you for entry into a further award. All programme applicants must meet the entry requirements listed if applying for a further award.


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