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BBs in Business with Computing

Course Code: LC230


Level

07

Duration

3 years

Department

Business & Financial Services


CAO Points

232

Course Type

Undergraduate - CAO

Location

Limerick

On successful completion of this programme, graduates have developed comprehensive analytical and rounded business skills which blend perfectly to solve business problems using appropriate Computer Software solutions. 

 

 

 

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate

A minimum of 5 O6/H7 grades in Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English/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.
 

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What modules will I study?

  • Year 1

    Title: ICT & Applications

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    On succesful completion the learner will demonstrate an introductory knowledge of ICT and associated industry standard office application tools.


    Title: Business Law

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    To give the learner a general understanding of the legal system and an appreciation of legal terminology. To develop the student's awareness of legal issues relevant to business practice.


    Title: Business Programming Fundamentals

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module introduces the learner to the fundamental structured programming principles.


    Title: Intro to Business Databases 1

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module will introduce the learner to relational database concepts and the implementation of a simple relational database on MS Access.


    Title: Business Mathematics

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module will provide the learner with the fundamentals of business mathematics in areas such as graph drawing and interpretation, probability and investment appraissal and how Microsoft Excel can be used to help the user to formulate and present mathematical data.


    Title: Introduction to Financial Accounting

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    Identify the fundamentals of financial accounting and be able to apply these principles to produce the financial information required by modern business organisations


    Title: Communications and Applications

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    The learner will be able to communicate proficiently in a professional context, using the main authoring tools/office software in a business environment.


    Title: Extended Business Programming

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module will enable the learner to design, develop and test business applications/solutions within a visual programming environment.


    Title: Intro to Business Databases 2

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module advances the learners knowledge of Databases and introduces the learner to SQL Language.


    Title: Statistical Methods for Business

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module will provide the learner with the fundamentals of statistics, how these can be applied in business and how Microsoft Excel can be used to help the user to formulate and present statistical data.


    Title: Financial Accounting

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    Further development of the financial accounting principles and be able to apply these to produce the financial information required by modern business organisations


    Title: Business Law 2

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    An introduction to learners to some of the key issues relating to Information Technology Law in Ireland and how they impact on business.


  • Year 2

    Title: HRM

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    To identify and understand the fundamentals of the Human Resource function.

     

     


    Title: Introduction to Business Object Oriented Programming

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module introduces learners to object oriented programming techniques. Learners will apply object oriented modelling techniques to design and develop business applications.


    Title: Commercial Databases Theory

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    On successful completion of this module the learner will demonstarte a knowledge of the management of a database system.


    Title: Microeconomics

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module will provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to understand microeconomic issues as they pertain to the individual and the firm in an economy.


    Title: Management Accounting

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    The aim of this module is to develop an appreciation of the management accounting skills necessary for control and decision making within the organisation.


    Title: Introduction to Marketing

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module aims to provide students with a broad understanding of the fundamentals of marketing and an appreciation for the role of marketing in modern business.

     


    Title: Business Information Systems

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    On completion the learner will have acquired a knowledge of business information systems and identify the processes used within the systems development environment.


    Title: Extended Business Object Oriented Programming

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    This module builds on the object oriented programming techniques covered in module PROG06042. Learners will develop business applications that use inheritance, polymorphism, interfaces and abstract classes. They will develop an event driven database front end application that adheres to object oriented principles.


    Title: Cost Accounting

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    To provide the learner with a comprehensive understanding of the importance of cost accounting principles in the business process. The learner will acquire competencies in costing that can be applied to all business environments.


    Title: Macro Economics

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    The aim of this module is to ensure the learner acquires an appreciation of the macro economic issues that impact on both domestic and international economies.


    Title: Commercial Database Environment

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    On successful completion of this unit the learner will demonstrate a knowledge of the business requirements of a business database system.


    Title: Marketing Communications

    Credits: 05 Credits

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    Marketing Communications will familiarise the learner with the tools and techniques used to communicate effectively with existing and potential customers. Learners will also develop the skills to assess and evaluate a variety of marketing communications strategies and media alternatives.


  • Year 3

    Title: Group Project

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    The student will acquire the analytical and group dynamic skills to successfully undertake and complete the analysis and development of a complex business-focused scenario.


    Title: Work Placement

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    This placement module will provide students with an opportunity to apply the theoretical and practical knowledge gained on their programme while working in a professional IT environment. It will also afford them the opportunity to gain valuable career experience and developed their understanding of working in such an environment.


    Title: Advanced OOP

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    The aim of this module is to provide students with the range of development skills necessary to program complex, database-focused, integrated computer applications specifically focused on developing business operations solutions.


    Title: Introduction to Data Analytics

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    Introduction to Data Analytics


    Title: Customer Care & Customer Relationship Management

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    The aim of this module is to provide the learner with a thorough understanding of key Customer Relationship Management (CRM) concepts, technologies & applications and have an appreciation of the need for good customer care.


    Title: Enterprise Resource Planning

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    This module is an introduction to the processes involved in the management of the Operations of a company, specifically MRP, Inventory Management, Quality Management, The Procurement Process and Facility Layout options. It also introduces the students to the evolution of, and the need for, Enterprise Resource Planning Systems.


    Title: Financial Management

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    Develop the learner's ability to manage the finances of a company.


    Title: eCommerce and Digital Marketing

    Credits: 10 Credits

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    This module aims to assess the role of eCommerce and Digital Marketing in a modern business setting. It will enable students to define practical solutions to eCommerce and Digital Marketing problems.


Are there opportunities for further study?

Successful graduates of this programme will have the opportunity to progress to the Level 8 (Honours) 1 year add-on degree programme in Business with Computing. 

What are the career prospects?

Positions that graduates can work in include:                                    

  • Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Recruitment
  • Programming