BB in Business and Management

Course Points
131
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
140 Places

Course Summary

This 3-year level 7 course introduces students to the fundamentals of business management and prepares them with the skills to work managing a modern complex business.

On this course you will learn how to gather, assess, analyse and present business information. You will study management and marketing strategies at international level, develop skills in logical thinking and problem-solving, and have the option of becoming fluent in a modern language.

Note: Students who have passed Year 1 of this course, with an average mark of 70% across all subjects, may be considered for transfer to Year 2 of a Level 8 Business course at DkIT. 

Year 1

Semester 1

    • Accounting for Business (year-long)
    • Creativity for Innovation
    • Research & Communication Skills
    • Marketing
    • Business Mathematics
    • Electives: Spanish 1 // French 1 // Chinese 1 // English // 1 German 1 // Introduction to the Global Tourism Industry // Intercultural Studies 1 (Irish Society)

Semester 2

    • Business Computing Applications
    • Accounting for Business (year-long)
    • Workplace Communication Skills
    • Digital Marketing
    • Electives: Spanish 2 // French 2 // Chinese 2 // English 2 // German 2 // Intercultural Studies 2 ( Europe) // The Geography of Travel and Tourism

Year 2

Semester 1

    • Management Studies
    • ICT for Business
    • Cost Accounting
    • Foundations of Law
    • Perspectives in Entrepreneurship
    • Electives: Business Tourism // Intercultural Studies 3 (America) // Spanish 3 // Chinese 3 // French 3 // English 3 // German 3

Semester 2

    • Elements of Business Law
    • Intercultural Competence
    • Management Information Systems
    • ICT for Business
    • Electives: Tourism Operations Management // Intercultural Studies 4 (Middle East and Africa) // Spanish 4 // Chinese 4 // French 4 // English 4 //German 4

Year 3

Semester 1

    • Financial management
    • The Resilient Graduate
    • Human Resources
    • Data Analytics for Business
    • Or Studies Abroad
    • Or Work Placement
    • Electives: Intercultural Studies 5 (Asia) // Contemporary Issues in Tourism // Erasmus English 5 // Spanish 5 // Chinese 5 // French 5 // English 5 //German 5

Semester 2

    • Operations Management
    • Enterprise Development Project
    • Economics
    • Electives: Intercultural Studies 6 (Social Change) // International Tourism Management// Erasmus English 6 // Spanish 6 // Chinese 6 // French 6 // English 6 //German 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. 

Graduates of this course will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in business or in business administration in the private or public sector with the potential to progress to management level.

With a focus on entrepreneurship and internationalisation on this course, graduates would be fully prepared to start their own business, in Ireland or abroad.

Other areas of potential employment include: small business management, ICT, marketing, finance, human resources management, creating and running your own business. The course will also suitably equip graduates who wish to advance their studies in more specialised areas of business and management.

Note: Students who have passed Year 1 of this course, with an average mark of 70% across all subjects, may be considered for transfer to Year 2 of a Level 8 Business course at DkIT. This is subject to interview and to places being available.

Graduates of the BB in Business & Management who have achieved a G.P.A. of 50 % or above can progress onto a relevant Level 8 Add-On course in the following areas:

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 one H5 Grade, OR Minimum Points Score of 200
→ AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7
→ AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7


Language Elective Requirements:

  • French: Ordinary level grade O3, or Higher Level, Grade H5 at Leaving Certificate or equivalent.
  • Spanish/Chinese: No prior knowledge required.

Northern Ireland/UK Entry Requirements:

Applicants must meet the matriculation requirement of 5 different subjects which must include:

→ Mathematics at GCSE (Grade A* - C or better)
→ English (or Irish) at GCSE (Grade A* - C or better)
→ One subject at:

    • 'A Level’ (Grade A* - E or better)
    • OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - E)
    • OR BTEC National Level 3 (National Award, Subsidiary Diploma, Extended Certificate, 90-Credit Diploma, Foundation Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).
    • 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).

→ The remaining subjects must be different from those listed 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).

Ann Marie McHugh (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 (0)429370200 ext 2935
Email: annmarie.mchugh@dkit.ie

Colette Henry (Head of School of Business & Humanities)
Phone: +353 429370011
Email: Colette.Henry@dkit.ie

Course ID DK710
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 131
Places 140
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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How to Apply

All applications for this course must be made directly to the CAO by using the course ID
DK710.

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Northern Ireland & UK

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