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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business CW018 BUS

Ireland

What will I learn?

Business touches on almost every aspect of modern human society and careers in business are diverse. This degree course provides the foundation in the first two years, from which students explore areas of interest in more depth in the final two years. The course equips students with the knowledge and skills needed in a dynamic business environment.

Course Structure

The course is structured around gaining a deep understanding of four key pillars - management, finance and economics, business technology and marketing - with opportunities to focus on elective areas of interest. The course aims to enhance the graduate’s ability to work effectively as part of a team and to take responsibility for their work in a dynamic business environment.

Is this course for you?

If you are interested in the world of business and enterprise, our course of applied research projects, combining creativity, innovation and strategic thinking will appeal to you. If you enjoy learning about the strength of multinationals, start-up success stories, and everything in between, from a local, Irish and global perspective, then this may be the course for you.

Special Features:

Three-month professional work placement in Year 3 provides students with applied skills and networking opportunities.

Interdisciplinary project in Year 4 integrates professional work placement experience with skills developed during the course.

Application of Information Technology and Digital skills to complex business decisions.

Electives in fund accounting are relevant for careers in financial services and fund administration.

Exemptions available for accountancy bodies.

CAREER PROSPECTS

What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

Graduates of this course are suited to all areas of business and management that apply to graduates of our standard business degree.

In addition, graduates with the digital marketing specialism have career opportunities in digital marketing, social media marketing, digital product management, online selling, online customer experience (CX), user experience (UX), digital advertising, search advertising and search engine optimisation.

Which department am I in?

Department of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
€10,250.00 (US$ 10,637) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Institute of Technology Carlow

SETU Carlow Campus,

Kilkenny Road,

Carlow,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must demonstrate that they have reached a level of education in their country of origin that is the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects. English language requirements: TOEFL paper based 550; TOEFL computer based 213; TOEFL internet based (iBT) 79; IELTS 5.5; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50-57; GCE O level English language – grade C; Test of Interactive English (TIE) – B2+; TOEIC – 700; GCSE English – Grade C; Cambridge certificate in advanced English – Grade C; English test for academic and professional purposes (ETAPP) – B2+; Irish leaving certificate – ordinary level grade D.

For international students

Students must demonstrate that they have reached a level of education in their country of origin that is the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects.

English language requirements: TOEFL paper based 550; TOEFL computer based 213; TOEFL internet based (iBT) 79; IELTS 5.5; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50-57; GCE O level English language – grade C; Test of Interactive English (TIE) – B2+; TOEIC – 700; GCSE English – Grade C; Cambridge certificate in advanced English – Grade C; English test for academic and professional purposes (ETAPP) – B2+; Irish leaving certificate – ordinary level grade D.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Institute of Technology Carlow offers below pathways courses for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Nilai University
  • Niagara College
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About Institute of Technology Carlow

IT Carlow offers an inclusive campus environment where students make lifelong friends while reaching academic goals.

  • Undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation programmes
  • Programmes in business, law, humanities, sport and science
  • In Carlow, South East Ireland, near Dublin
  • Known for student sporting excellence

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