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Tuesday 30 May 2017

Bachelor (Hons) of Business Studies - Year 1

Course Details

Special Note:


Course Fees: €2,800.00 per annum
NFQ Level: 8
ECTS Credits: 240
Course Code: DK_BBBSP_8
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Course Presentation

Year 1 -Semester 1

  • Management Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Accounting For Business

Year 1 -Semester 2

  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Accounting for Business



Year 2 -Semester 1

  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Law
  • Creativity for Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Year 2 -Semester 2

  • Human Resource Management
  • Economics
  • Operations Management



Year 3 -Semester 1

  • Employment Law
  • Global Sales Strategies
  • E-Business

Year 3 -Semester 2

  • Organisation Behaviour in an Intercultural Context
  • Management Accounting Techniques
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Citizenship



Year 4 -Semester 1

  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods
  • Management Control Systems

Year 4 -Semester 2

  • Business Research Project
  • Doing Business in New and Emerging Markets
  • Management Control Systems

Awarding Body

Dundalk Institute of Technology / QQI Levels 6, 7 and 8 (120 to 240 credits).

Who Should Apply?

The BBS is a broad Business and Management programme that explores subjects essential to contemporary business. Thus, the programme will be of interest to practicing managers, administrators or those aspiring to a management role in the future, in both the public and private sectors.


This programme will be delivered using traditional lectures and workshops as well as blended learning approached. Hence, a considerable amount of independent and self-directed learning will be involved, with learning and assessment material made available via the Institute’s virtual learning platform ‘Moodle’. Assessment methods will comprise a combination of formal exams, course work and case study. Examinations will be held at the end of each semester in January and May.

How To Apply

Enrol online via the Green Button above.

Course Duration

Classes are held over two evenings (6.30-9.30pm) per week (Mondays and Wednesdays) plus FOUR Saturdays per semester.

Starting Date

Monday 25th September 2017

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have at least one year’s work experience plus Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) with pass grades in five subjects including English and Maths, with at least Grade C3 in two higher level papers, and at least a Grade D3 in four others.


If you have reached 23 years of age by 31st October of the year in which you wish to commence the course, but do not possess the minimum education requirements, you may still apply to register for the Degree. The Institute will consider such applications on a case-by-case basis.


International part-time applicants with English language standard IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) are also welcome.

Fees Information

Course fee is €2,800 per year. The fee is payable in 3 instalments as follows:

  • Instalment 1: €200 is payable upon application (This is fully refundable if you are not confirmed with an offer of a course place).
  • Instalment 2: €1,200 is payable to confirm your acceptance of a course place.
  • Instalment 3: €1,400 is payable at the start of Semester 2 in January 2018.

    PLEASE NOTE WE OFFER AN EARLY BIRD 10% DISCOUNT IF YOU ENROL BY 31st MAY (€1,260 payable instead of  €1,400 - a saving of €140! OR€2,520 payable instead of  €2800 - a saving of €280! if you pay in full.)

Further Information

Professor Colette Henry
Head of School of Business & Humanities,

tel: 042 9370253
email: colette.henry@dkit.ie


Lifelong Learning Centre,
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Phone: 042-9370290
Email: parttime@dkit.ie

Lifelong Learning Centre,
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Call: 042-9370290
Fax: 042-9370291
Email: parttime@dkit.ie