Filling out the CAO? Become the CEO of your own life and get on the fast track to corporate roles by choosing from a range of business courses
Did you know that business runs the world? At the SETU Waterford School of Business we have a range of courses across levels 6, 7 and 8 that will help school leavers find their place on the career ladder.
Whether you want a high-flying career as a business executive, to bring an international corporation to world domination, take over the family business, be the brains behind the next exciting start-up, or you want a reliable job with a local employer or a multinational, an SETU Waterford School of Business qualification will help you on the right track.
“A business degree prepares you for many career paths working in business, in the non-for-profit sector, in the business professions, in government organisations, or in enterprise. Business is all about passion and people and our degrees supports you develop your talent in a way that works for you,” explains Head of the School of Business. Dr Thomas O’Toole.
Are you a general all-rounder and not entirely sure where you want to go with your future? Or perhaps you already realise the value of a business degree to getting on in life. Find your place on the career ladder with the many popular graduate programmes with large organisations you are eligible to apply for as a business graduate.
Choice of five specialist streams
The level 8 Bachelor of Business (Hons) is a popular choice among those interested in a career in business and it’s not surprising why. This route gives you the chance to try out five specialist streams in business for the first two years of the four year degree and then specialise in your favoured stream for the final two years. The specialist streams include Economics & Finance, Human Resource Management (HRM), Management, Accounting, and Marketing. This allows you to suss out the type of career path you want and work towards a career that plays to your strengths and interests, which is perfect for those who are keen on having a career in business but are a bit unsure of which direction to take.
Have the world at your feet
Have you itchy feet and keen to live and work abroad, or perhaps you’re just interested in a role that requires travel to far flung shores every few months? The four-year level 8 BA (Hons) International Business will teach you all you need to know to live and work in an international and multicultural environment at home or abroad.
Are you an ideas person? Dream of making a career out of social media? Have a creative side you’d like to make money from? Then the four-year level 8 BA (Hons) in Marketing & Digital Media is the ideal outlet for your talents, to give you skills that are in demand across small, local companies right through to multinationals based in Ireland.
Fancy a career as an accountant – with a local practice, an accountant with a private company or in the public service? Or how about a high flying career with one of the global accountancy firms? If your heart is set on accountancy our three-year level 8 BA (Hons) in Accounting should be your number one choice.
Do you enjoy the buzz of retail? Do you see yourself giving orders on the shop floor or being the genius that helps drive sales in a large store or specialist retail unit? Perhaps you love fashion and dream of being an international buyer? Then the three-year, level 7 BSc in Retail Management may be just what you need to give you a fulfilling career.
Take your time climbing the ladder
Interested in a business degree, but you’re not ready to commit to a four-year programme? Then either the level 6 or level 7 business degree at SETU Waterford might be for you.
The level 6 is a two year programme and the level 7 is a three year programme.
Both can open up career opportunities in trainee management or junior management in any of the main business functions and across all industry and services sectors.
It’s also worthwhile noting that if you want to broaden your general business knowledge you can progress with your studies onto the level 8 Bachelor of Business (Hons), which is great for expanding career opportunities.
- Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business (Common Entry)
- Bachelor of Business in Business
- Higher Certificate in Business in Business
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Marketing & Digital Media
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting
- Bachelor of Science in Fashion Buying and Retail Management
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Business