Course Description

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

This four-year honours degree programme equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options. The first two years of this programme provides students with a foundation in business and subjects are common for all students. After two years, students separate into their chosen specialist area from a choice of six areas:

Business Management (BMT)
This option equips students with the management knowledge, skill and competencies demanded by modern day business. Graduates may find employment as part of a management team in any sector such as banking, industry, public sector, financial services and many more. To link to the BMT course detail clickhere

Human Resource Management (HRM)
Human resource management is a complex area requiring broad knowledge and skills. This specialism equips graduates for careers as recruitment officers, human resource managers, recruitment specialist or functional managers both in the private and public sector.
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International Business (INT)
With increasing industry globalisation, graduates of International business will be well qualified to meet the complex demands of global organisations and Irish businesses trading internationally. Graduates typically find employment in areas such as banking; international marketing and sales; and customer services.
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Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Supply chain management is an increasingly important aspect of business management and it is concerned with managing the flow of goods from material acquisition to final consumption. Graduates typically find employment in all manufacturing sectors from pharmaceuticals to food processing as well as within the logistics and the distribution sector.
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Marketing (MKT)
Marketing is practiced around the world in every type of organisation including multi-nationals, local enterprises, political parties, third-world charities, sporting organisations and small businesses. Marketing careers are varied and include: research, advertising, marketing, brand management, product development, public relations, international marketing and sales.

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Finance and Accounting (FAC)
Accounting and Finance is a growing sector demanding graduates with key skills and understanding of the contexts in which this area of business operates including the legal and social environment, the accountancy profession, the business entity, the capital markets and the public sector. Graduates will be equipped to work in the areas of accountancy, banking, financial services and tax.
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Common Entry (CEY)
By choosing CEY Common Entry applicants are applying for a place on the programme but postponing the decision as to which business speciality to opt for until the end of Year 2. This allows students time to explore the future career choices open to graduates in the different specialism streams. Expert guidance will be available from lecturing staff members in the Institute and ultimate choices can then be considered in light of academic performance across a range of business subject areas. Please see the subjects below for the CEY option of the programme.

CollegeInstitute of Technology Carlow
Course LocationCarlow
Course CategoryBusiness Studies, Business
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration4 years
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate: 6 subjects with at least 2 subjects at Higher Level Grade H5 or better. 4 subjects at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7. Subjects required: English or Irish at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better. Mathematics at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better.Graduates of a relevant Certificate are eligible to enter Year 3 of this programme; Graduates of a relevant Ordinary Degree are eligible to enter Year 4.
Phone059 91 75000
Course CodeCW908
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Institute of Technology Carlow

Kilkenny Road, Carlow Town, Carlow, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: R93 V960

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Kilkenny Road
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