Higher Diploma in Pensions Management




2 Years

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Dublin Main Campus

NFQ Level


Gain the in-depth technical knowledge & skills specifically required to operate at a senior level in the pensions industry.

This Higher Diploma in Pensions Management is designed for those who work closely with pension schemes and retirement planning, either as advisors, consultants, registered administrators, trustees, human resources, tax and finance managers, employees of insurance companies and investment management firms.

Why Study Pensions Management at Griffith College?

The programme provides learners with comprehensive knowledge and competence relating to pensions and retirement planning, including pensions legislation, taxation, insurance and investment, long-term financing, regulation and government policy. The programme also develops the employees’ softer skills in the areas of communication, written and oral, active listening, relationship management, problem solving and business awareness.

Course Highlights

  • Excellent reputation within industry
  • Superb networking and mentoring opportunities within the Institute
  • Convenient part-time city centre location
  • Endorsed by the Pensions Regulator
  • A proven stepping stone to senior career opportunities
  • Part-time blended learning

Intake Dates

We run two intakes for this course commencing in Spring and Autumn.

  • February*
  • October*

*subject to sufficient numbers

Irish Institute of Pensions Management

The IIPM was founded in 1990 with the primary objective to promote professional and educational standards amongst those working in the field of pensions. The institute has delivered high quality and relevant qualifications to employees for close to 30 years. Employers and the pensions regulator recognise the value of IIPM membership qualifications given the importance of pensions to the Irish economy and Irish society.

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