Higher Certificate (NFQ level 6) with pass grade in a cognate area (or equivalent qualification).
This Bachelor of Business degree programme builds on knowledge and competencies developed at the higher certificate (NFQ level 6). Knowledge, skills and competencies across a wide variety of areas will be further developed focusing on the roles and functions of business administrators and managers. The ordinary degree programme includes organisational psychology, operations management, finance, marketing and enterprise development. Graduates of this programme will have further developed the ability to integrate concepts into working and professional environments and will develop diagnostic and creative skills allowing them to operate at advanced levels in organisations. Emphasis will be placed on the exercise of judgement in planning, design, technical and/or supervisory functions at the operations level of the organisation.
The Bachelor of Business programme facilitates employment opportunities at an operational level in corporate organisations.
- Financial Management 1
- Business Psychology and Behaviour 1
- Operations Management
- Business Systems Analysis
- Global Business Environment
- Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Management Accounting : Cost Accumulation, Planning and Control
- Business Psychology and Behaviour 2
- Operations Management
- Databases for Business
- Diversity in the Workplace
- Enterprise Development
- Tuesday 6pm-10pm
- Wednesday 6pm-10pm (Online, except for four evenings per semester when classes takes place on campus instead)
- Thursday 6pm-10pm
To facilitate students who are working, two subjects per semester will be a blended delivery of a live online classroom, along with face to face lectures.
Students must have access to a PC and broadband internet access in order to engage fully in an online classroom environment. Computer labs will be available for students to use during these times. Students can also access recordings of the on line lectures at their own convenience
Please note: Examinations are held during the day.
On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business (NFQ level 7), students are eligible to progress on to the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (NFQ Level 8).
Graduates of higher certificate and ordinary degree programmes can avail of exemptions from the major accountancy bodies.