Bachelor (Hons) of Business Studies

Course Points
120 - 240
Course Duration
2-4 Years
Course Level
Level 6-8
Course Start Date
Monday 24th September 2018

Three great reasons to consider this course

  • One of the most comprehensive accredited business honours courses offered in the North East
  • More flexible learning choices for students with a mix of online and classroom-based learning
  • Provides a platform for students to embark careers in a multitude of business areas

Course Summary

This 4-year part-time honours course will provide students with a robust understanding of specific business roles played by finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management and information technology. The varied and in-depth nature of this course allows graduates to progress into a variety of fulfilling career pathways.

Important notice about this course

This course is now enrolling for Autumn 2018.

The BBS (Hons) is 4 year course, with Exit Awards available as follows:

After 2 years - Higher Certificate in Business Studies (Level 6, 120 credits)
After 3 years - Bachelor of Business (Level 7, 180 credits)
After 4 years - Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Level 8, 240 credits)

The BBS is a broad Business and Management programme that explores subjects essential to contemporary business such as finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management and information technology. The purpose of the course is to give students the business skills that are in demand by companies today. This programme will be delivered using traditional lectures and workshops as well as blended learning approached. Assessment methods will comprise a combination of formal exams, course work and case study. Examinations will be held at the end of each semester in January and May.

Year 1

  • Management Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Accounting for Business

Year 2  

  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Law
  • Creativity for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Economics
  • Operations Management

Year 3

  • Employment Law
  • Global Sales Strategies
  • E-Business
  • Organisation Behaviour in an Intercultural Context
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship

Year 4

  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods
  • Management Control Systems
  • Business Research Project
  • Doing Business in New and Emerging Markets

PLEASE NOTE: The BBS (Hons) is a 4 year course, with Exit Awards available as follows:

  • After 2 years - Higher Certificate in Business Studies (Level 6, 120 credits)
  • After 3 years - Bachelor of Business Studies (Level 7, 180 credits)
  • After 4 years - Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) (Level 8, 240 credits) 

 

Classes are held over two evenings per week (Mondays and Wednesdays 6.30-9.30pm) plus four full Saturdays per semester (9.00am-4.00pm)

On completion of this course students will;

  • Acquire the necessary skills to understand a range of business functions and the multi-disciplinary nature of business. Using this foundation, students will be more prepared specialise in an area of their choice.
  • Demonstrate a range of skills required of managers.
  • Understand the influence of the international context on business and management. This will prepare students to embark on careers in international business.
  • Develop their learning skills to meet the demands of future postgraduate study.

Course fee is €2,800 per year.

The fee is payable in 3 instalments as follows:

  • Instalment 1: €200 is payable upon application ( This is fully refundable if you are not made an offer of a course place.)
  • Instalment 2: €1,200 is payable to confirm your acceptance of a course place.
  • Instalment 3: €1,400 is payable at the start of Semester 2 in January 2018.

Applicants should have Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) with pass grades in five subjects including English and Maths, with at least Grade C3 in two higher level papers, and at least a Grade D3 in four others. Applicants who do not meet the minimum education requirements but are 23 years or older and have relevant work experience may still apply for consideration by the Institute. International students must have English level of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent).

The course will be of interest to practicing managers, administrators or those aspiring to a management role in the future, in both the public and private sectors.

Professor Colette Henry (Head of Department of Business Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370253
Email: colette.henry@dkit.ie

Lifelong Learning Centre
Phone: +353 42 9370290
Email: parttime@dkit.ie

Colin Cooney (Course Co-ordinator)
Phone: +353 42 9370200
Email: colin.cooney@dkit.ie

Anton Barrett (Head of Lifelong Learning)
Phone: +353 42 9370292
Email: anton.barrett@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_BBBSP_8
Level 6-8
Duration 2-4 Years
Credits 120 - 240
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €2,800.00 per year
Starting Date Monday 24th September 2018
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