Bachelor (Hons) of Business

Course Points
300
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
50 Places

Course Summary

This Level 8 Honours degree is a management award that is completed over 3 years. The course will promote academic, intellectual and personal development and enable graduates to work as a business professional who will develop, lead and sustain Irish industry on a national and international basis.

This course will provide you with an opportunity to study a wide range of business-related subjects including accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, human resource management and computing.  

Option to Study Years 1 and 2 at Monaghan Institute 

Applicants have the option to study the first two years of this course in Monaghan Institute. To select this option, applicants must select CAO Code DK 817. The third year of the course will be delivered at DkIT. 

Year 1 - Semester 1

  • Management
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Electives: Introduction to Business Computing // English 1

Year 1 - Semester 2

  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Research & Writing Skills
  • Financial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Electives: Communications Skills for the Workplace // English 2

Year 2 - Semester 1

  • Human Resource Management & Employee Relations
  • Cross-Cultural Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Law 1
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics 1
  • Financial Management
  • Electives: Managerial Economics // Supply Chain Management, Transport // Applied Market Research // Wellbeing and Life Skills for the Resilient Graduate//English 3

Year 2 - Semester 2

  • Human Resource Management & Employee Relations
  • Cross-Cultural Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Law 2
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics 2
  • Management Accounting
  • Electives: Consumer Psychology // Public Finance // Supply Chain Management, Stores and Warehousing // English 4


Year 3 - Semester 1

  • European Law and Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Applied Economics 1
  • Operations Management
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship
  • Electives: International Business & Trade // Strategic Human Resource Management // Management Accounting Techniques // Financial Services 1 // Digital Media Authoring // Marketing Management // Business Planning // English 5

Year 3 - Semester 2

  • European Law and Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Applied Economics 2
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Electives: Management Control Systems // Multimedia Project // Enterprise Resource Planning // Financial Services 2 // International HRM // Doing Business in New and Emerging Markets//English 6

 

* All module titles are subject to change and are for indicative purposes only. The provision of electives each year is subject to numbers enrolling on each elective and available resources.

The skills and business knowledge acquired on this course will prepare you for work in a variety of different managerial and business contexts including small business management and within the indigenous and multinational sectors.

Successful graduates of this course can expect to obtain employment at the appropriate level across a wide range of business areas, including management, administration, accounting, banking, retail management, finance, marketing, human resource management, insurance, and computing/information technology. Career progression would be expected on the basis of expertise, commitment and attitude.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements:

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

→ INCLUDING At least two H5 Grades
→ AND Mathematics Grade O6 or H7
→ AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7
→ AND Minimum Points Score of 300.


Northern Ireland/UK Entry Requirements:

Applicants must meet the matriculation requirement of 6 different subjects which must include:

→ Mathematics at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better
→ English (or Irish) at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better
→ Two subjects at either:

    • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - C)
    • AND/OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - C)
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma) (Grade Merit or Distinction).
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Introductory Diploma, Extended Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Foundation Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma) (Grade Merit or Distinction)
    • OR BTEC National Level 3 Diploma (Grade min: MM)
    • OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Diploma (Grade min: MM)
    • OR BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma (Grade min: MMP)

→ The remaining subjects must be different from that presented above and may be drawn from recognised subjects at:

    • GCSE (Grade A* - C)
    • AND/OR AS Level’ (Grades A - E)
    • AND/OR A-level’ (Grades A* - E)
    • AND/OR Applied ‘A-level’ (Grade A* - E)
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma*) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Introductory Diploma, Extended Certificate, Subsidiary Diploma, Foundation Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma*) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).

→ And a minimum score of 300 points

Shane Hill (Head of Department of Management & Financial Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370254
Email: shane.hill@dkit.ie

Students who have passed Year One of this course may be considered for transfer to Year Two of Level 8 courses in Accounting and Finance (DK810). This is subject to interview and places being available.

Entry requirements for Year One still applies for transfer into Year Two

Course ID DK816
Level 8
Duration 3 Years
Points 300
Places 50
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Apply to CAO

How to Apply

All applications for this course must be made directly to the CAO by using the course ID
DK816.

Apply On cao.ie

Northern Ireland & UK

Applicants from Northern Ireland/UK must also apply through CAO. Find out more information about
applying to DkIT from Northern Ireland or the UK.