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Undergraduate

BB (Hons) in Business with Management

Develop your entrepreneurial streak and learn core skills across finance, marketing, and management.
DK802
267 Points

CAO Code

DK802

Start Date

September 2024

Duration

4 Years

Work Placement

Yes

NFQ Level

8

Discipline Area

Business, Management & Marketing

Course Type

Undergraduate

Study Mode

Full-Time

Delivery

On Campus

Course Overview

This course provides a multifaceted understanding of key business principles, including strategic planning, organisational behaviour, fiscal management, marketing strategies, and entrepreneurship.

Students explore diverse aspects of business operations, honing their analytical and critical thinking abilities to make informed decisions, and will investigate how organisations think and work, and the external world in which they operate. Additionally, the course emphasises effective leadership and communication skills, enabling students to manage teams, inspire innovation, and drive organisational success.

What makes this course different

Work Placement or Study Abroad Options

Students can complete a 12-week work placement, study abroad with Erasmus, or continue with Year 3 modules.

Fostering Entrepreneurship

This course fosters the skills of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship - invaluable for those who wish to succeed in business or who have ambitions of turning a business plan into a start-up company.

Understanding the Industry

It is the process of planning, organising, directing, and controlling the activities of a business or organisation to achieve its goals and objectives. It involves overseeing all aspects of a business, from finance and operations to marketing and human resources. Business and management professionals navigate complex challenges, adapt to evolving markets, and foster innovation to gain a competitive edge. They possess strong leadership skills, analytical thinking, and the ability to motivate teams towards shared objectives.

Career Opportunities

With a focus on innovation, entrepreneurship and internationalisation, graduates of this course will be fully prepared to start and grow their own business or alternatively pursue a career in business administration in the private or public sector with the potential to progress to management level.

Future Careers:

  • Business Manager
  • Business or Research Development Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Entrepeneur

In these areas:

  • Employee relations
  • Marketing
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Project management
  • Logistics
  • Businesses of all sizes

Course Delivery and Modules

  • Year 1

    • Accounting for Business
    • Creativity for Innovation
    • Research & Communication Skills
    • Marketing
    • Business Mathematics
    • Computing Applications
    • Workplace Communication Skills
    • Digital Marketing

    Electives:

    • Spanish
    • French
    • Chinese
    • English
    • German
    • Introduction to the Global Tourism Industry
    • Intercultural Studies
    • The Geography of Travel and Tourism

     

  • Year 2

    • Management Studies
    • Cost Accounting
    • Foundations of Law
    • Perspectives in Entrepreneurship
    • Elements of Business Law
    • Intercultural Competence
    • Management Information Systems
    • ICT for Business

    Electives:

    • Business Tourism
    • Intercultural Studies
    • Spanish
    • Chinese
    • French
    • English
    • German
    • Tourism Operations Management
  • Year 3

    • Financial Management
    • The Resilient Graduate
    • Human Resources
    • Data Analytics for Business
    • Operations Management
    • Enterprise Development Project
    • Economics

    Electives:

    • Intercultural Studies
    • Contemporary Issues in Tourism
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Chinese
    • French
    • German

    Or Studies Abroad Or Work Placement

    Students have the option to complete a work placement, study abroad with Erasmus, or continue with Year 3 modules.

  • Year 4

    • Management Accounting Techniques
    • Applied Economics
    • Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship
    • European Law & Business
    • Strategic Management
    • Management Control Systems
    • Digital Marketing Theory and Practice

    Electives:

    • Financial Services
    • Strategic HRM
    • Digital Media Authoring
    • Marketing Management
    • Spanish
    • Chinese
    • French
    • English
    • German
    • Doing Business in New and Emerging Markets
    • Multimedia Project
    • International HRM

Work Placement

With more employers requiring experience and academic success, work placement is a highly valued component of the student experience at DkIT. Students have the opportunity to participate in a 12-week industry work placement in year 3 (Semester 1) and they will be prepared for their work placement through specially-designed modules focusing on workplace communications and interview techniques.

Students from business and management courses at DkIT have completed their work experience and subsequently been offered full-time permanent positions upon completion of their degrees at a range of national and international companies including First Derivatives, Combilift, Irish Life, UHY Farrelly Dawe White, Enterprise Ireland, GS Medical and Flogas, to name a few.

This placement is arranged through the dedicated Placement Office at DkIT and they are the central point of contact for the host organisation and provide a key role in supporting the students before and during the placement.

Education Progression

Postgraduate 1 Year / 2 Years On Campus

MBS in Entrepreneurship and Marketing

View Course Details

Fees and Funding

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

Entry Requirements

In addition to the standard entry requirements below, there are the following Language Elective Requirements: French: Ordinary level grade O3 or Higher level Grade H5 at Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Spanish/German/ Chinese: No prior knowledge required.

Recent CAO Points

2023 CAO Round 1 Points

267

How To Apply

Apply on CAO

All standard entry first-year applicants must apply for entry through the CAO. See Important application dates for CAO and information for specific applicant types below:

CAO Code: DK802
Apply on CAO

Advanced Entry & Transfer Applications

Advanced Entry is for applicants who have previous educational achievements and/or work experience and want to be considered for direct entry into year  2, 3, or 4 of a course. This includes students looking to transfer to DkIT from another Higher Education provider.

Closing Date: 20th June
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International Application (non-EU)

International Applicants (not from or living in the EU) can apply through an agent or directly to DkIT to study this course.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the BB (Hons) in Business with Management please ask it below and we will get back to you.


Seamus Rispin

Programme Director

Email: seamus.rispin@dkit.ie

Emma McCaffrey

Lecturer

Email: emma.mccaffrey@dkit.ie

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).