Business (Options: Business, Business & IT, International Business) / Gnó (Roghanna: Gnó, Gnó ┐ TF, Gnó Idirnáisiúnta)

Programme Title: Bachelor of Business (Honours) (allowing later specialisation in Business or Business with a Language or Business with Information Technology)

2021 CAO points: 270

Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

6

2H5s

Minimum Grade in

Maths

Eng OR Irish

O6/H7/F2 or higher

O6/H7

Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature


IT Requirements: 
Students on this course will be required to have a medium spec computer/laptop (i.e. able to run Win 10, an AV solution and Office comfortably. Be able to use Wi-fi and camera to attend online classes, use other software such as SPSS, Adobe Connect; e.g. Latitude 5510; Latitude 5410; 

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website www.heanet.ie/store

 

Business (General Entry) will provide you with many options, not just on entry, but throughout your time on this programme. As you go through your third level education with us we can provide you with the flexibility to follow those new found interests with TU902.  This honours degree course will give you the flexibility you need to take your time to make the right decision throughout the next four years in TU Dublin. Whatever direction you choose, our specific programmes will provide you with the practical, work ready skills you need to get a job in variety of companies.

After selecting TU902 you will have the option to choose from four specific programmes, detailed as follows.

The progression options for the course are listed in detail at the bottom of this page. 

GENERAL ENTRY 

2021 CAO points: 270

Take this as a placeholder. No need to rush to make your decision, After registration, you’ll take part in a special induction/orientation programme that highlights the differences between the business courses. At the end of orientation, you can choose which specific stream of study you wish to pursue.

 

BUSINESS

2021 CAO points: 270

Are you that person that knows you want to take a business programme but don’t want to confine yourself to one specific business interest? Then this is for you. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the dynamic business environment across a multi offering of modules. You will be offered practical and applied based module learning across a varied range of subjects, including Project Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting, European languages (French / German / Spanish), and Business Information Systems.

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

2021 CAO points: 270

Are you extroverted and adventurous, and interested in communicating and engaging with other cultures? Then you should jump at the opportunity to study international business at home and abroad. The course will provide you with the skills and attributes necessary to succeed in business anywhere in the world, reducing the barriers to travel and opening a world of career opportunities at home and overseas. A wide range of subjects are covered, from Economics Fundamentals, Leadership, Business Information Systems and Organisational Behaviour to Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Intercultural Studies and Global Marketing. You can also choose European language electives in French, German or Spanish.

Study Abroad Opportunities: In Year 3, students have the option to spend a semester or a full year studying at a partner University in France, Germany, Spain or Canada under the Erasmus programme.

 

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

2021 CAO points: 270

If you like technology and business, here’s where you'll learn the skills needed to bridge the business/IT gap, so you become more resourceful, flexible and independent in your career development. Within this specific level 8 programme you will design, analyse and implement a IT project, use business intelligence techniques when dealing with big data, and be introduced to project management in the IT environment. This in demand knowledge will allow you to meet the increasing digital skills demanded in the market. It also prepares you to work in challenging and progressive organisations. The use of systems and technology to control and manage organisational data and information is a crucial business discipline. Subjects cover everything from Accounting, Business Information Systems and Economics Fundamentals to Systems Analysis, Marketing, Databases and Risk Analysis

 

 

BUSINESS

  • Risk Analyst
  • Marketing
  • Relationship Manager
  • Corporate Banking
  • Financial Services
  • Team Manager
  • Retail  Management

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

  • Recruitment
  • Management Consultants
  • Customer Service Managers
  • Logistics
  • Investor Services
  • Sales Support
  • Financial Services

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Operations Specialists
  • Risk Project Managers
  • Risk Operation Trainers
  • Lead General Specialists
  • Technical Sales Representatives
  • eLearning Specialists
  • Operations Analysts
  • Risk Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Data Analysts
  • Business Analysts
  • Quality Analysts
  • Data Service Analysts
  • IT Consultants

BUSINESS

Semester 1:

  • Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Economics: Micro Economics
  • Leading Modern Enterprises
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education
  • Business Mathematics & Statistics 1

Electives:

  • French PLC 1a
  • Spanish - Ab Initio 1a
  • Spanish PLC 1a
  • German - Ab Initio 1a
  • German PLC 1a
  • French ab initio 1a
  • Irish Culture and Society
  • Exploring Web Design
  • English for Academic Purposes 1

Semester 2:

  • Fundamentals of Economics: Macro Economics
  • Exploring Modern Enterprises
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics 2
  • Business Information Systems

Electives:

  • French PLC 1b
  • Spanish – Ab Initio 1b
  • Spanish – PLC 1b
  • German – Ab Initio 1b
  • German – PLC 1b
  • French ab initio 1b
  • Applied Media Studies in Business
  • Skills for Problem Solving
  • English for Academic Purposes 2

You must select one elective.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Semester 1:

  • Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Economics: Micro Economics
  • Leading Modern Enterprises
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education
  • Business Mathematics & Statistics 1

Electives:

  • French PLC 1a
  • Spanish - Ab Initio 1a
  • Spanish PLC 1a
  • German - Ab Initio 1a
  • German PLC 1a
  • French ab initio 1a
  • English for Academic Purposes 1

Note: Where students already have native speaker competence in a language which may be used for international business, students may choose to take the “English for Academic Purposes” elective (INTB H1021 and INTB H1032) in year one. Students who take French, German or Spanish in Semester 1 are required to continue with this language for the duration of the programme.

Semester 2:

  • Fundamentals of Economics: Macro Economics
  • Exploring Modern Enterprises
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics 2
  • Business Information Systems

Electives:

  • French PLC 1b
  • Spanish – Ab Initio 1b
  • Spanish – PLC 1b
  • German – Ab Initio 1b
  • German – PLC 1b
  • French ab initio 1b
  • English for Academic Purposes 2

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Semester 1

  • Accounting ( Part 1 of 2 )
  • Business Maths & Statistics 1
  • Fundamentals of Economics: Micro Economics
  • Exploring Web Design
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education
  • Leading Modern Enterprises

Semester 2

  • Business Maths & Statistics 2
  • Business Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Economics: Macro Economics
  • Skills for Problem Solving
  • Exploring Modern Enterprises
  • Accounting ( Part 2 of 2 )

BUSINESS

Semester 1:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Human Resource Management 1
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Law 

Electives:

  • French for Business 2a
  • Spanish for Business 2a
  • German for Business 2a
  • European Studies
  • English for Business Purposes 1

 Semester 2:

  • Information Management
  • Introduction to Management & Cost Accounting
  • Marketing Communications
  • Human Resource Management 2

Electives:

  • French for Business 2b
  • Spanish for Business 2b
  • German for Business 2b
  • Sustainable Business Practice
  • English for Business Purposes 2
  • Environmental Resource Management

You must select one elective.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Semester 1:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Principles of Marketing
  • European Studies

Group Electives 1:

  • French for Business 2a
  • German for Business 2a
  • Spanish for Business 2a

Group Electives 2:

  • French Language, Culture and Society 2a
  • German Language, Culture and Society 2a
  • Spanish Language, Culture and Society 2a

Group Electives 3:

  • English for Business Purposes 1
  • Traditional Irish Culture and Society

Note: Students who have chosen a language elective (French, German, Spanish) in Semester 1 must take a 5 credit module from Group Elective 1 (GE1) and a 5 credit module from Group Elective 2 (GE2). Students who have chosen English for Academic Purposes1 in Semester 1 must take both modules from Group Elective 3 (GE3).

Semester 2:

  • Introduction to Management & Cost Accounting
  • Information Management
  • International Economic & Public Policy
  • Marketing Communications

Group Electives 1:

  • French for Business 2b
  • German for Business 2b
  • Spanish for Business 2b

Group Electives 2:

  • French Language, Culture and Society 2b
  • German Language, Culture and Society 2b
  • Spanish Language, Culture and Society 2b

Group Electives 3:

  • English for Business Purposes 2
  • Contemporary Irish Culture and Society

Note: Students who have chosen a language elective (French, German, Spanish) in Semester 1 must take a 5 credit module from Group Elective 1 (GE1) and a 5 credit module from Group Elective 2 (GE2). Students who have chosen English for Academic Purposes1 in Semester 1 must take both modules from Group Elective 3 (GE3).

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Semester 1:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Systems Analysis
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Interactive Web Site Design
  • Operations & Technology Management
  • Object Oriented Programming 1

Semester 2:

  • Introduction to Management & Cost Accounting
  • Systems Design
  • Marketing Communications
  • Information Management
  • Databases for Business
  • Object Oriented Programming 2

BUSINESS

Semester 1:

  • Financial Management 1
  • Business Psychology and Behaviour 1
  • Operations Management
  • Business Systems Analysis
  • Global Business Environment

Electives:

  • Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • French for Business 3a
  • German for Business 3a
  • Spanish for Business 3a
  • Selling and Sales Management

Semester 2:

  • Management Accounting: Cost Accumulation, Planning & Control
  • Business Psychology and Behaviour 2
  • Databases for Business
  • Diversity in the Workplace

Electives:

  • Enterprise Development
  • French for Business 3b
  • German for Business 3b
  • Spanish for Business 3b
  • Modern Irish Economic and Business History

You must select one elective.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Students in Year 3 have 4 options: Spend both Semester 1 and 2 abroad on Erasmus Studies, or Semester 1 at TU Dublin and Semester 2 abroad on Erasmus Studies, or both Semester 1 and 2 at TU Dublin or Semester 1 abroad on Erasmus Studies and Semester 2 at TU Dublin.

Semester 1

  • Financial Management 1
  • Business Systems Analysis
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Group Electives :

  • French for Business 3a
  • German for Business 3a
  • Spanish for Business 3a

Group Electives 2:

  • Spanish Ab-Initio 1a
  • German Ab-Initio 1a
  • French ab initio 1a
  • Operations Management*
  • Global Business Environment

Note: Students who have chosen a language elective (French, German, Spanish) in Semester 1 must take one module from Group Elective 1 (GE1) and one module from Group Elective 2 (GE2). Students on the English language speaking stream must choose two modules from Group Elective 2 (GE2). * BSST H3041 ‘Operations Management’ runs across semesters 5 and 6.

Semester 2:

  • Business Law
  • Databases for Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Intercultural Studies for the Export Market

Group Electives 1:

  • French for Business 3b
  • German for Business 3b
  • Spanish for Business 3b

Group Electives 2:

  • Spanish Ab-Initio 1b
  • German Ab-Initio 1b
  • French ab initio 1b
  • Enterprise Development

Note: Students who have chosen a language elective (French, German, Spanish) in Semester 1 must take one module from Group Elective 1 (GE1) and one module from Group Elective 2 (GE2). Students on the English language speaking stream must choose 2 modules from Group Elective 2 (GE2).

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Semester 1

  • Mobile Applications
  • Financial Management
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Server Side Web Development

Semester 2

  • Electronic Business
  • Business Law
  • Enterprise Development
  • Web Application Frameworks
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Human Resource Management

BUSINESS

Semester 1:

  • Strategic Management 1
  • Financial Information Analysis
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Project Management

Electives:

  • Business Research Methods
  • Digital and Contemporary Marketing Practice
  • Financial Reporting
  • French for Business 4a
  • German for Business 4a
  • Spanish for Business 4a
  • Business Ethics
  • Company Law

Semester 2:

  • Strategic Management 2
  • Financial Management 2
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems
  • Service Marketing Management

Electives:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Global Marketing
  • Auditing
  • French for Business 4b
  • German for Business 4b
  • Spanish for Business 4b
  • Business Project
  • Business Intelligence
  • Process Analysis
  • Managing Service Quality & Customer Relationships
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

You must select two electives. Language is not mandatory.

The electives listed are indicative since they depend on learner demand and resource availability, and may vary from year to year.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Semester 1

  • International Selling and Sales
  • Cross-Cultural Management

††Group Elective 1:

  • French for Business 4a
  • German for Business 4a
  • Spanish for Business 4a

††Group Elective 2:

  • French Language - Culture and Society 4a
  • German Language - Culture and Society 4a
  • Spanish Language - Culture and Society 4a

††Group Elective 3:

  • Project Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Digital and Contemporary Marketing Practice
  • Business Ethics
  • Financial Information Analysis

Semester 2

  • Global Marketing
  • Business Strategy

††Group Elective 1:

  • French for Business 4b
  • German for Business 4b 
  • Spanish for Business 4b

††Group Elective 2:

  • French Language – Culture and Society 4b
  • German Language – Culture and Society 4b
  • Spanish Language – Culture and Society 4b

††Group Elective 3:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Project
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Service Marketing Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

If you choose a language elective (French, German, Spanish), you must take one module from Group Elective 1 and one module from Group Elective 2.

If you follow the English language stream, you must choose two modules from Group Elective 2. Operations Management runs across both Semester 1 and 2.

The list of electives is indicative since they depend on learner demand and resource availability, and may vary from year to year.

 

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Semester 1:

  • Project Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Advanced Databases for Business
  • IT Project 1 – Analysis and Design

Electives:

  • Strategic Management 1
  • Financial Information Analysis

Semester 2:

  • Process Analysis
  • IT Project 2 – Implementation
  • Business Intelligence

Electives:

  • Strategic Management 2
  • Managing Service Quality & Customer Relationships
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems
  • Business Strategy

 

 

 BUSINESS

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

BUSINESS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

TU Code

TU902

Level

Level 8

Award

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Duration

4 years

Number of Places

200

Location

Blanchardstown

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

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