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BBs (Hons) in Business

Course Code: LC615


Level

08

Duration

4 Years

Department

Business & Financial Services


CAO Points

New for 2020

Course Type

Undergraduate - CAO

Location

Ennis

Our Honours Degree in Business provides students with the depth and breadth of knowledge and skills to work effectively at operational and management level within a business environment in the public or private sector or as a self-employed individual. An opportunity to undertake a work placement at the end of second year means that, on graduation, our students are equipped with the necessary core knowledge and skills to contribute immediately and effectively to any organisation.

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate 

A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Mature Applicants 

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Year 1

Management Principles, Organisational Studies, Marketing Principles, Marketing Practice, Business Maths, Business Statistics, Fundamental Accounting, Accounting Principles, Communication Methods, Business Applications, Interpersonal Communication (E), Work & Society (E), Language & Culture (E).

Year 2

Year 2 Modules: Integrated Marketing Communications, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Project Management, Human Resource Management, Buyer Behaviour (E), Business Law, Accounting for Costs, Accounting for Management Control (E), Management Information Systems, Professional & Personal Development & Career Planning, Language & Culture (E), Work Placement.

Year 3

Supply Chain Strategy, Research Project, Strategic Management Concepts, Strategic Management Practice, Strategic Marketing Concepts, Digital & Contemporary Marketing Practice, Marketing Research Practice (E), Marketing Analytics (E), Principles of Financial Management, Corporate Financial Management, Strategic Information Systems Planning, Commercial & Company Law, Language & Culture (E).

Year 4

Supply Chain Strategy, Research Project, Strategic Management Concepts, Strategic Management Practice, Strategic Marketing Concepts, Digital & Contemporary Marketing Practice, Marketing Research Practice (E), Marketing Analytics (E), Principles of Financial Management, Corporate Financial Management, Strategic Information Systems Planning, Commercial & Company Law, Language & Culture (E).

**Note** (E) Denotes "elective subject"

Are there opportunities for further study?

Successful graduates of this programme are eligible for Level 9 and 10 postgraduate programmes within the institute and/or elsewhere.

What are the career prospects?

Positions that graduates can work in include:

  • Human Resources
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Teaching (subject to postgraduate study)
  • Accountancy
  • Banking & Financial Services