Bachelor of Business (Hons)

  • NFQ Level 8
  • Points Required 252*
  • Course Code SG141
  • Award Honours Degree Abinitio
  • Duration 4

Course Summary

This course is designed to ensure you have the capabilities and skills for the current dynamic and challenging business environment.

It is no longer enough to provide goods and services to the market; businesses today must ensure they provide top class customer service, work within an increasingly regulated environment and within a socially responsible framework. This course will enable you to meet these challenges head on.

An attractive feature of our course is a five-month work placement in the third year (April–August). This placement gives you the opportunity to experience the world of business and allows you to develop practical skills that you will be able to use in your future career. This programme has an exit/embedded award after two years.

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for CAO 2020 courses at ITSligo are available for download below:

Minimum Leaving Certificate
Six Passes, to include:
Maths (Incl. HE & F.Lev. Min B2)
English or Irish
At least Two HC3's or Better
 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course have become key managers in the business, manufacturing and retail sectors and in public service. A number have established highly successful businesses while others have joined graduate training courses in multinational companies. Employers today want graduates who can hit the ground running; graduates from this course will be capable of making a positive contribution to all business activities.

Course Format

Semester 1

TitleCredits
Foundations of Management05
Personal Learning and Development05
Financial Accounting 105
Introduction to Business Technology05
Principles of Marketing 105
French Beginners Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
German Beginners Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 1 [E]05
Politics for Business Students - Change and Transformation in Modern Ireland [E]05
Personal Finance [E]05

Semester 2

TitleCredits
Teamwork and Creativity05
Business Mathematics and Statistics - BBS(Hons) Ab-Initio Module 105
Intermediate Business Technology05
Challenges of Management05
Financial Accounting 205
French Beginners Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
German Beginners Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 1 Semester 2 [E]05
Business and Society in Contemporary Ireland [E]05

Semester 3

TitleCredits
Organisational Behaviour 105
Introductory Microeconomics for Business 05
Business Mathematics and Statistics - BBS(Hons) Ab-Initio Module 205
Business Law 105
Management Accounting 105
European Studies  [E]05
French Beginners Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
German Beginners Level 2 Semester 1  [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 2 Semester 1 [E]05

Semester 4

TitleCredits
Advanced Business Technology 05
Introductory Macroeconomics for Business05
Management Accounting 205
Business Law 205
Principles of Marketing 205
Organisational Behaviour 2 [E]05
French Beginners Level 2 Semester 2  [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
German Beginners Level 2 Semester 2  [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 2 Semester 2 [E]05
European Union Policies and Institutions [E]05

Semester 5

TitleCredits
Enterprise Development 05
Introduction to Financial Management05
Open Economy Macroeconomics05
Marketing Management05
Human Resource Management 105
European Affairs: Lobbying and Representation in the EU [E]05
Supply Chain Management [E]05
French Beginners Level 3 Semester 1  [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 3 Semester 1 [E]05
German Beginners Level 3 Semester 1  [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert level 3 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 3 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 3 Semester 1 [E]05

Semester 6

TitleCredits
Marketing Communications and Sales  [E]05
Applied Finance [E]05
Human Resource Management 2 [E]05
Work Placement  [E]15
Erasmus Semester Abroad France [E]30
Erasmus Semester Abroad [E]30
Erasmus Semester Abroad Spain [E]30
Erasmus Semester Abroad Germany [E]30

Semester 7

TitleCredits
Business Research Methods05
E-business & Innovation 05
Business Strategy 105
French Year 4 Semester 1 [E]05
German Year 4 Semester 1 [E]05
Spanish Year 4 Semester 1 [E]05
Business Analytics [E]05
Employee Resourcing and Talent Planning [E]05
Industrial Relations [E]05
Performance and Reward Management [E]05
Managing and Marketing Services [E]05
Global Marketing Strategy [E]05
Digital Marketing Strategy 1 [E]05
Investments - Portfolio Analysis [E]05
Principles of Risk and Risk Management  [E]05
Corporate Financial Management 1 [E]05

Semester 8

TitleCredits
Business Strategy 205
Applied E-business & Innovation 05
Dissertation10
French Year 4 Semester 2 [E]05
German Year 4 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Year 4 Semester 2 [E]05
Big Data and Statistics [E]05
Employee Relations [E]05
Strategic Human Resource Management [E]05
Employee Learning and Talent Development  [E]05
Global Marketing Practice [E]05
Digital Marketing Strategy 2 [E]05
Service Development [E]05
Corporate Financial Management 2 [E]05
Investments Fixed Income & Alternative Investments [E]05
Risk Management Practice and Insurance  [E]05

[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.