BB in Business and Technology

Course Points
210
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
40 Places

Course Summary

This Level 7 Degree aims to help students enhance their IT skills and apply them directly to an office or business setting. Graduates of tis course will be prepared for a career in the hightech office environment of today, through a combination of business education and IT skills. The programme – in addition to covering business and management modules – will also cover modules that will prepare graduates for work in office administration, sales support, IT systems, IT support and web design.

Develop your IT skills and apply them directly to an office or business setting! You will be prepared for a career in the hightech office environment of today, through a combination of business education and IT skills. The programme – in addition to covering business and management modules – will also cover modules that will prepare you for work in office administration, sales support, IT systems, IT support and web design.

YEAR 1 - Semester 1:

(Electives)

YEAR 1 -Semester 2:

(Electives)

YEAR 2 - Semester 1:

(Electives)

YEAR 2 - Semester 2:

(Electives)

YEAR 3 - Semester 1:

(Electives)

OR

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

YEAR 3 - Semester 2

OR

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

 

Work in a number of business areas including:

  • Office Administration
  • Sales Support
  • IT Systems
  • IT Support
  • Web Design
  • Media Publishing
  • Database Developer

Add-on Honours Degree in Business at DkIT

 

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

 

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 either:
        • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - C 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).

*In 3rd year students have the opportunity to Study Abroad or to be placed in an organisation for Work Based Learning. 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 themselves in another culture.

Colin Cooney (Department of Business Studies)
Phone: +353 0429370856
Email: Colin.Cooney@dkit.ie

Recognition by Professional Bodies: 
While studying this course you will have the opportunity to sit the Adobe Certified Associate exam. This provides students with an additional external software qualification using the Adobe Certified Associate Programme. The ACA Programme adds great value to the current course on offer in Business Studies in DkIT as the course content maps what we are currently covering along with offering students globally recognised qualifications adding value to both the course and students CVs.

Students benefit from this accreditation in each of the following ways:

  • Globally recognised qualification. This will prove each student has the industry required real world skills.
  • Students learn real-world job skills that employers value.
  • Use Adobe products effectively and efficiently.
  • Adds value to a students CV differentiating them from others.
Course ID DK711
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 210
Places 40
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
DK711.

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Northern Ireland & UK

Applicants from Northern Ireland/UK must also apply through CAO. Find out more information about
applying to DkIT from Northern Ireland or the UK.