Course Details

Course Code(s):
Course Start Date:
Spring 2025
4 weeks
University Certificate of Study
NFQ Level 7
Faculty: Kemmy Business School
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

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Module Description Module Code NFQ Level ECTS Credits Start Date Fees

Applications of Security Controls

MG2062 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: 

The aim and objectives of this module are to provide learners with an understanding of the main import and export security controls. Participants will understand their and their organizations obligations in complying with these controls and understand the frameworks and structures both within the EU and Internationally.

Learning outcomes:

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

  • Explain the 5 requirements for application to receive AEO status
  • Describe countries currently with MRA status
  • Demonstrate an understand of monitoring required to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Explain the benefits of joining the C-TPAT programme
  • Demonstrate an ability carry out simple risk mapping and risk assessments on the supply chain



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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