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BB in Business and Technology

Develop the fundamentals of innovative tech practices to support global business solutions.
190 Points

CAO Code


Start Date

September 2024

Course Capacity



3 Years

Work Placement


NFQ Level


Discipline Area

Business, Management & Marketing

Course Type


Study Mode



On Campus

Course Overview

The course will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between the two domains of Business and Technology. 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 everevolving business landscape, with the opportunity to learn another language.

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.

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.


Great Employment Prospects

100% of graduates from this course are in employment or further study after 6 months of graduating (DkIT/HEA Graduate Survey)

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

Modern organisations are increasingly reliant on the effective use of information systems to manage their businesses. As a result, today’s employers are actively seeking to recruit graduates that have strong familiarity with and expertise in the IT area.

Future Careers:

  • IT Executives
  • Information Systems / Technology Managers
  • Business Information / Data Analysts
  • Applications Analysts and Developers

In these areas:

  • Sales Support
  • IT Systems
  • IT Support
  • Outbound Sales

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.

Work Placement

In 3rd year students have the opportunity to Study Abroad or to be placed in an organisation on a 12-week industry work placement.

This gives students a much broader experience for both their soft skills and technical skills. They can also gain contacts in industry to help them in their future career. If you travel abroad you can significantly improve your language skills and immerse yourself in another culture.

Education Progression

Graduates of this course who have achieved a G.P.A. of 50% or above can progress on to a relevant Level 8 Add-On course.

Add On 1 Year On Campus

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours)

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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: DK711
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: 6th 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 in Business and Technology please ask it below and we will get back to you.

Brian Boyd

Department of Business Studies


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).