Bachelor of Business

  • NFQ Level 7
  • Points Required 188*
  • Course Code SG536
  • Award Ordinary Bachelor Degree Abinitio
  • Duration 3 years

Course Summary

The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with a blend of business-related knowledge and skills. We provide a focus on business management that includes human resources, finance etc. You will also learn about enterprise development and understand how to maximise the use of IT for business effectiveness.

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Entry Requirements

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

Career Opportunities

Graduates with this broad-based business qualification will be capable of making a positive contribution to the business activities of any organisation whether in the public, private or nonprofit sector. This degree positions graduates for jobs at entry level or for further study in a broad range of business disciplines. Career options include: sales, management, human resources, marketing, finance and accounting.

Further Study

Upon successful completion graduates of this course may progress to the Level 8 Bachelor of Business Honours Degree (one-year add-on) in IT Sligo or other higher education institutions.

Course Format

Semester 1

TitleCredits
Financial Accounting 105
Introduction to Business Technology05
Personal Learning and Development05
Business Mathematics 105
Introduction to Management05
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
Organisational Behaviour 1 [E]05
Politics for Business Students - Change and Transformation in Modern Ireland [E]05

Semester 2

TitleCredits
Financial Accounting 205
Intermediate Business Technology05
Teamwork and Creativity05
Business Mathematics 205
Introduction to Marketing 05
Business and Society in Contemporary Ireland [E]05
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
Organisational Behaviour 2 [E]05

Semester 3

TitleCredits
Digital Marketing05
Management Accounting 105
Introductory Microeconomics05
Business Law 105
Marketing Research and Customer Care05
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
Business English 1 [E]05
Business Management 1 [E]05

Semester 4

TitleCredits
Management Accounting 205
Advanced Business Technology 05
Introductory Macroeconomics for Business 05
Enterprise Development 05
Business Law 205
European Union Policies and Institutions [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
Business English 2 [E]05
Business Management 2 [E]05

Semester 5

TitleCredits
International Marketing 05
Introduction to Financial Management05
Human Resource Management (Resourcing and Development)05
Operations Management 105
Contemporary Management 105
Business Computer Applications [E]05
European Affairs: Lobbying and Representation in the EU [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 05
Applied Finance05
Human Resource Management (Relations and Performance)05
Operations Management 205
Contemporary Management 205
Business Information Systems [E]05
French Beginners Level 3 Semester 2  [E]05
French Post Leaving Cert Level 3 Semester 2  [E]05
German Beginners Level 3 Semester 2  [E]05
German Post Leaving Cert Level 3 Semester 2  [E]05
Spanish Beginners Level 3 Semester 2 [E]05
Spanish Post-Leaving Certificate Level 3 Semester 2 [E]05
International Affairs [E]05

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