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Bachelor of Business (Honours)

Gain the skills required to work for business of all sizes – from multinational companies to start-ups.
236 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

This course equips students with a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of business and commerce. It encompasses the study of fundamental principles, theories, and practices related to economics, finance, management, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

This field of study provides a solid foundation for students to explore diverse career paths, such as corporate management, consulting, finance, marketing, and entrepreneurship, while fostering skills in problem-solving, communication, teamwork, and leadership.

This course prepares students to navigate the dynamic and ever-changing world of commerce and contribute effectively to the success and growth of organisations.

What makes this course different


Employment Opportunities

90% of graduates from this degree are in employment or further study after 6 months of graduating (76% in employment, 14% further study). 75% of graduates are also on a permanent contract after 6 months of graduating. (DkIT/HEA Graduate Survey)

Option to Transfer

Students who have passed Year One of this course may be considered for transfer to Year Two of the Level 8 course in Accounting and Finance. This is subject to interview and places being available. Entry requirements for Year One still apply for transfer into Year Two.

Understanding the Industry

Business is a dynamic and multifaceted field that encompasses various activities, operations, and interactions involved in the production, exchange, and distribution of goods and services. It revolves around the pursuit of economic objectives through strategic planning, decision-making, and resource management.

At its core, business involves identifying opportunities, assessing risks, and implementing strategies to create value and achieve sustainable growth. Business encompasses a wide range of industries, including finance, manufacturing, retail, technology, hospitality, healthcare, and more. It involves key functions such as marketing, sales, finance, human resources, operations, and management.

Career Opportunities

Future Careers:

  • Business Manager (Marketing, Finance, Operations, HR)
  • Accountant
  • Secondary school teacher. (subject to completion of an appropriate teaching qualification and recognition by the Teaching Council of Ireland)
  • Business analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Project manager

In these areas:

  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Education

Course Delivery and Modules

  • Year 1

    • Management
    • Quantitative Techniques
    • Financial Accounting
    • Microeconomics
    • Entrepreneurship 
    • Marketing
    • Research & Writing Skills | Macroeconomics


    • Introduction to Business Computing
    • English
    • Communications Skills for the Workplace
  • Year 2

    • Human Resource Management & Employee Relations
    • Cross- Cultural Organisational Behaviour
    • Business Law
    • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
    • Financial Management
    • Management Accounting


    • Managerial Economics
    • Supply Chain Management, Transport
    • Applied Market Research
    • Wellbeing and Life Skills for the Resilient Graduate
    • English
    • Consumer Psychology
    • Public Finance
    • Supply Chain Management, Stores and Warehousing
  • Year 3

    • European Law and Business
    • Strategic Management
    • Applied Economics
    • Operations Management
    • Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship European Law and Business
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Digital Marketing Strategy


    • International Business & Trade
    • Strategic Human Resource Management
    • Management Accounting Techniques
    • Financial Services
    • Digital Media Authoring
    • Marketing Management
    • Business Planning
    • English
    • Management Control Systems
    • Multimedia Project
    • Enterprise Resource Planning
    • International HRM
    • Doing Business in New and Emerging Markets

Education Progression

Postgraduate 1 Year On Campus

MBS in Entrepreneurship and Marketing

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Fees and Funding

Please find information on fees and funding here:

Entry Requirements

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: DK816
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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Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the Bachelor of Business (Honours) please ask it below and we will get back to you.

Shane Hill

Head of Department of Management & Financial 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).