BB in Business and Management

Course Points
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.

YEAR 1 - Semester 1:



YEAR 1 -Semester 2:



YEAR 2 — Semester 1: 


YEAR 2 - Semester 2:


YEAR 3 - Semester 1:


*Studies are taken abroad in a partner college. Modules taken will be by arrangement through Learning Agreement with a partner college.


  • Work Placement


YEAR 3 - Semester 2


General office administration in the private or public sector, sales administration across a broad range of industry sectors with the potential to progress to management level. With the heavy focus on entrpreneurship and internationalisation on this course, graduates would be fully prepared to start their own business, in Ireland or abroad. Other areas of potential employment would be: Small Business Management, Investment, Marketing, Human Resources Management or 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.

Students with an average of above 50%, in their Level 7 degree, can progess to the one year, add-on Bachelor of Business (Honours) Degree (Level 8).

Note: Students who have successfully completed the first two years of this course and who wish to leave after two years, may be awarded a Level 6 Higher Certificate in Business.


Please find information on fees and funding here:

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements: 

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate including: 

  • At least one H5 Grades
  • AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7
  • AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7
  • PLUS minimum points score of 200

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 subjects at either: 
    • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Grade Pass, Merit or Distinction). 
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma. Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Grade Pass, Merit or Distinction) 
  • The remaining subjects must be different from those 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 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction). 
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).


Ann Marie McHugh (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 (0)429370200 ext 2935

Colette Henry (Head of School of Business & Humanities)
Phone: +353 429370011

Course ID DK710
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 120
Places 140
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Business Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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