L8 Bachelor of Business (120 Credits)

Bachelor of Business (Hons)

Part Time
Cork Road
2 years
120 ECTS

Online applications for this programme are now closed .

If you wish to make an application or for further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk [email protected],  or 051 302040.

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This programme has been re-designed to enable students complete the entire programme in four years part-time. The programme examines the core functions of business, and focuses on the key dynamics, skillsets, and knowledge required to manage organisations in the fast-moving and competitive global business environment.

This programme provides students with the opportunity to take a Work Placement module. Students who are presently in the workplace, or who have prior relevant work experience, may apply to have their present work/prior relevant work experience recognised through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.  Further information on WIT's RPL Policy.

Please note that if you are presently in employment you will not have to leave your workplace in order to complete the Work Placement module.

Students entering Year 1 of the programme should register on link_icon the Higher Certificate in Business (HCBS) ACCS. Students who successfully complete the HCBS to merit level may progress to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) programme.

Students can enter Year 3 of the programme having satisfactorily completed the HCBS (Merit 2 or above), or other relevant academic qualifications at third level, and/or based on relevant work experience.


A number of modules are offered in a flexible (blended) learning format with appropriate support and tutorship available. The programme examines the core functions of business, and focuses on the key dynamics, skillsets, and knowledge required to manage organisations in a fast moving and competitive global business environment.

Please note the sequence of delivery of the modules is subject to change.

Tuesday & Thursday 7-10pm, Saturdays 9.30-12.30pm (first semester only)


Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Level 8)


€215 per 5 credit module. €1,935 Year 3, €1,290 Placement,
€1,935 Year 4

Cost,if eligible for bursary scheme

€165 per 5 credit module. €1,460 Year 3, €967 Placement,
€1,460 Year 4

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Applied Quantitative Analysis (Exam)Global Business Ethics (CA)
Leadership & Problem Solving (CA)International Management (CA)
Financial Management (Exam) Integrated Marketing Communications (CA)
ERP System Skills (CA) Developing Leadership Skills (CA)
Managing Quality & Continuous Improvement (Exam) Work Placement (Summer) (CA)
Work Placement Log (Summer) (CA)
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Business Strategy (CA) International Corporate Strategy (Exam)
Supply Chain Management (CA) Business Project Management (CA)
Digital Economy (Exam) Brand Management & Virtual Communities (Exam)
Services Marketing (Exam) Small Business Management (CA)
Employee Relations Skills (CA)
*CA denotes Continuous Assessment, Exam denotes end of semester examination.

Business Entry Requirements

Students can commence the 4 year degree by applying for the first two years on  the HCBS programme. Those wishing to enter the BBS Honours part-time programme directly can apply to do so if they have satisfactorily completed HCBS (Merit 2 or above), or if they have successfully completed other relevant third level programmes, and/or based on relevant work experience.

Please see the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) section for application forms.

A graduate of this programme will be suitable to take up a management level position in many types of business organisations ranging from small family businesses to multinational corporations and other sectors, including the public service and voluntary organisations.

Many graduates pursue Masters or further professional qualifications in accounting, finance, management, marketing, and human resource management. Graduates of this course who complete a recognised Professional Master of Education may apply for positions as teachers in secondary schools.

As one of Ireland’s longest running BBS programmes, graduates have reached executive positions in many leading national and multi-national organisations.

Our students come from a wide range companies and industries, including the examples below.

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