Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of BusinessBusiness

Code:
WD159
Delivery:
Full Time
2018 CAO range:
        204 - 555
Level:
7
Campus:
Cork Road
Duration:
3 years
Credits:
180 ECTS

The Bachelor of Business is a three year degree that provides students with specialised knowledge across a wide range of business areas.The degree focuses on developing student knowledge in critical areas of business studies in conjunction with developing interpersonal and communication skills that are necessary in today’s business environment.

Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Business degree will have a range of skills and competencies that will allow them to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace.

Special Features of the Business course

The applied nature of the course means you can undertake tasks and assignments similar to those worked on in industry and commerce.

Completion of this course entitles students to the following professional body exemptions:

  • Examinations F1, F2, and F3 of the professional examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

  • Examinations C01 to C05 inclusive of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Communication Skills 1Communication Skills 2
Communications and Technology 1Communications and Technology 2
Fundamentals of Accounting 1Fundamentals of Accounting 2
Introductory Microeconomics 1Introduction to Macroeconomics 1
ManagementIntroduction to Organisational Behaviour
Maths for BusinessStatistics for Business
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Enterprise SkillsHuman Resource Management in Practice
Fundamentals of MarketingIntroductory Macroeconmics 2
Introduction to Human Resource Management Management Accounting 2
Introductory Microeconomics 2Marketing Mix Decisions
Law 1Spreadsheets and Databases
Management Accounting 1Choose one of the following electives:
*Employability Skills
*Law 2
* = elective module
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Applied Marketing ResearchEconomics for Business
Finance for BusinessEmployee Relations and Human Resource Management
Ireland in the European UnionFundamentals of International Business
Management ScienceLeadership Skills for Managers
Managing for ProfessionalsManagerial Accounting
Project Management Managing Business Ethics

Leaving Certificate 2018:

Minimum entry requirements for Bachelor of Business

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7


Advanced and Equivalent Entry for Bachelor of Business:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Business will find work in:

  • trainee management

  • junior management in any of the main business functions and across all industry and services sectors

Follow on Study for Business graduates 

Completion of this course entitles students to the following professional body exemptions:

  • Examinations F1, F2, and F3 of the professional examinations of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

  • Examinations C01 to C05 inclusive of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Honours degree courses within the School of Business, in particular:

WD048 - Bachelor of Business (Hons)

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