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BB (Hons) in International Business with Digitalisation

Apply innovative tech practices to global business solutions.
244 Points

CAO Code


Start Date

September 2024


4 Years

Work Placement


NFQ Level


Discipline Area

Business, Management & Marketing

Course Type


Study Mode



On Campus

Course Overview

By integrating business acumen with technological expertise, this course empowers individuals to embrace the opportunities and challenges of the digital era, shaping them into versatile professionals capable of leading organisations towards sustainable growth and innovation. Students will enhance their tech skills and apply them directly to a global business environment.

Graduates of this course will be prepared for a career in the ever-evolving international business landscape, with the opportunity to learn another language. The course will cover modules that will prepare graduates for work in business, sales support, project management, IT systems and support. Students can also study abroad or complete a work placement during their third year of study.

What makes this course different

Work Placement or Study Abroad

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

Understanding the Industry

The world of business and technology is an ever-evolving landscape that demands agility, innovation, and strategic thinking. The core principles of business management, finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship are essential skills to navigate the competitive marketplace. Simultaneously the technological advancements and digital transformation, of this industry harness the power of technology to drive organisational success.

Career Opportunities

Future Careers:

  • Digital marketing executive
  • Social media executive
  • Media publisher
  • Web content specialist
  • Communications Executive
  • Website content editor
  • CRM Executive

In these areas:

  • Sales
  • IT systems
  • IT support
  • Social Media management
  • Data Analytics

Course Delivery and Modules

  • Year 1

    • Marketing
    • Technology and Office Applications
    • Research and Communications
    • Creativity for Innovation
    • Workplace Communications
    • Image Editing
    • Financial Accounting


    • Spanish
    • French
    • Chinese
    • English
    • German
    • Tourism
    • Intercultural Studies
  • Year 2

    • Business Information Systems
    • Fundamental & Principles of Law
    • Management Studies
    • Web Development
    • Programming Fundamentals
    • Legal Accountability and Compliance
    • Economics


    • Spanish
    • French
    • Chinese
    • English
    • German
    • Tourism
    • Intercultural Studies
  • Year 3

    • Media Publishing
    • Financial Management
    • Human Resources
    • Programming for Data Analytics
    • The Resilient Graduate
    • Enterprise Development Project
    • Operations Management
    • Technology Implementation and Strategy Project


    • Spanish
    • French
    • Chinese
    • English
    • German
    • Tourism
    • Intercultural Studies

    Or Studies Abroad Or Work Placement

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

  • Year 4

    • Strategic Management
    • Contemporary Issues in Digital & Business Technologies
    • Digital Marketing
    • Theory & Practice
    • Digital Media Authoring
    • Human-Computer Interaction
    • Selling Across Cultures
    • Doing Business in Emerging Markets
    • Entrepreneurship for the Creative Industries
    • Multimedia Project

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 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

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Postgraduate, Springboard 1 Year Blended

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Data Analytics for Business

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Fees and Funding

Please find information on fees and funding here:

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


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: DK801
Apply on CAO

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 International Business with Digitalisation please ask it below and we will get back to you.

Jennifer Fegan

Programme Director


Claire Fox



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).