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  • » Higher Certificate in Business (Accounting & Administration)

    Programme Title  Higher Certificate in Business (Accounting & Administration)
    CAO Code  LY106
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  2 Years
    Standard Code Places:  20
    National Framework Level  6
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    CAO Points  Click here for CAO Points
    Is this Course for You?  
    The Higher Certificate in Business (Accounting and Administration) is a Level 6, 2 year higher certificate programme offering students the opportunity to develop a diverse and invaluable range of skills that can be applied in the professional accounting and administration environment. The necessity for accountancy and administration skills permeates all organisations.
    The focus of the programme is on developing core accounting skills with a complementary range of both back-office and front-office skills in administration and information technology. The first year of the programme focuses on developing student’s foundational accounting, tax and business skills and knowledge while the second year of the programme is dedicated to developing advanced skills and knowledge associated with accounting and administrative related roles. An emphasis on information technology for general business, accounting and payroll infiltrates both years of the programme.
    In addition, the second year of the programme allows you to select various electives, which can allow you to progress onto the Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Accounting, BA in Administration and IT, Bachelor of Business in Management and Bachelor of Business in Marketing.
    Minimum Entry Requirements
    • Min. Five O6/H7
    • English or Irish O6/H7
    • Maths F2/O6/H7
    In the absence of Mathematics, 6 Leaving Certificate Subjects Grade OD including Irish or English and (a) two commercial subjects or (b) one commercial subject and a continental language.
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Learning & Communication Skills Mandatory  10  5
     Business Organisation & Management  Mandatory  10  6
     Income Tax & VAT Mandatory  5  3
     Information Technology Mandatory  5  3
     1/2  Record Keeping (Accounts & Payroll) Mandatory  10  6
     Marketing & Customer Relationship Management Mandatory  10  5
     Mathematics Mandatory  5  3
     Business Law Mandatory  5  3
     2/3  Business Information Systems   Mandatory  10  5
     Office Organisation & Management Mandatory  10  6
     Financial Accounts Mandatory  10  5
     2/4  Economics Mandatory  10  6
     Computerised Accounts & Payroll Systems Mandatory  10  5
     Text Processing Elective 1  10  6
     Management Accounting & Finance  Elective 2  10  5
     Entrepreneurship & Innovation Elective 3  5  3
     Advanced IT Applications Elective 4  5  3
    * Choose 10 credits from elective
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Business (Accounting and Administration) the learner will be able to:
    • Prepare financial statements for sole traders and companies (including statements of cash flow) even where records are incomplete and reconciliations between internal books and records and external sources, e.g. bank statements.
    • Compute tax liabilities such as VAT and PAYE/PRSI/USC for a business and advise on their obligations in this regard including the procedures to be followed when dealing with the Revenue Commissioners.
    • Prepare financial reports and other management information.
    • Evaluate the financial position of an organisation through the examination of financial statements and non-financial data.
    • Manage and use cost accounting systems for budgetary, inventory control and costing purposes.
    • Use computers effectively in an accounts related environment.
    • Recognise and evaluate areas of potential legal concern in the business environment and comprehend the relevance of Marketing and IT to businesses in general and also with specific reference to the accounting and finance function.
    • Set up and manage a computer based payroll and accounting package.
    • Communicate using appropriate transferable/professional skills with colleagues and customer using appropriate communication techniques.
    • Apply problem solving and analytical skills consistently in a business context.
    • Evaluate effective customer care strategies and manage customer service effectively within organisations.
    • Recognise and evaluate the key management skills and professional/transferable competencies that are essential and relevant to supervisors and good office support staff.
    Follow-on Courses
    • Year 3 of the BA in Administration & IT
    • Year 3 of the BBus in Management
    • Year 3 of the BBus in Marketing
    • Year 2 of the 3year BBus (Hons) Accounting
    Career Opportunities
    This programme provides a comprehensive set of skills and competencies appropriate to entry level positions in professional accounting practices and administration functions in the private and public sectors. It is also particularly suited to the administration/book keeper role in small –medium sized enterprises.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

  • » Bachelor of Business (Common Entry)

    with named award options: Accounting, Management, Marketing

     Programme Title  Bachelor of Business (Common Entry) with named award options: Accounting, Management, Marketing
     CAO Code  LY107
     LYIT internal code  
     Duration  3 Years
     Standard Code Places:  40
     National Framework Level  7
     Award Type  Major
     Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
     CAO Points  
    Is this the course for you?
    This programme has been designed to provide students, who know they want to study some aspect of business at third level but are unsure as to which specific area, with the opportunity to take modules in Accounting, Management and Marketing, as well as core business modules, before having to choose which area to specialise in for their Level 7 Degree.  
    The first two years of the programme are common with students getting equal exposure to Accounting, Management and Marketing to enable them make an informed choice as regards their preferred specialism in Year 3.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    • Minimum Points Score 160
    • Min. Five O6/H7
    • English or Irish O6/H7
    • Maths F2/O6/H7
      Or
    • Have obtained any FETAC Level 5 award
      Or
    • For entry purposes RPL will be considered in accordance with the quality assurance procedures of LYIT.
      Or
    • Any applicant applying based on non EU awards/qualifications must apply directly to the International Office at LYIT.  In order to be considered for entry international applicants must present:
      • A qualification that is recognised as being equivalent to a Level 5 Irish qualification.
      • An IELTS qualification of 5.5 minimum.
    What will I study?
    Common
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     1/1  Learning to Learn & ICT Mandatory  5
     Business Management Mandatory  10
     Business Law Mandatory  5
     Fundamentals of Marketing Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Sociology Elective  5
     Language and Culture 1 (French/German/Irish/Spanish) Elective  5
     Beginners Spanish 1 Elective  5
     Introduction to the Teaching of English Elective  5
     Personal Finance Elective  5
     1/2  Writing Skills Mandatory  5
     Economics 1 Mandatory  5
     Basic Business Statistics 1 Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Accounting Mandatory  10
     Critical Thinking Skills Elective  5
     Language and Culture 2 (French/German/Irish/Spanish) Elective  5
     Beginners Spanish 2 Elective  5
     Civic & Community Engagement Elective  5
     2/3  Financial & Cost Accounting Mandatory  10
     Business Information Systems Mandatory  10
     Basic Business Statistics 2 Mandatory  5
     Marketing Principles Mandatory  5
     2/4  Economics 2 Mandatory  5
     Business Communications Mandatory  5
     Digital Marketing 1 Mandatory  10
     Entrepreneurship & Innovation Mandatory  5
     Introduction to Business Process Management Mandatory  5
    NOTE: Choose one 5 credit elective
    Bachelor or Business in Accounting
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     3/5  Financial Reporting 1 Mandatory  10
     Management Accounting & Finance Mandatory  10
     Computerised Accounts Mandatory  5
     Law for the Business Environment Mandatory  5
     3/6  Management Accounting 2 Mandatory  10
     Company Law & Governance Mandatory  10
     Business Tax Mandatory  10
    Bachelor or Business in Management
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     3/5  Service & Operations Management Mandatory  10
     Legal Issues – Irish & European Mandatory  5
     Financial Management Mandatory  5
     Organisational Behaviour Mandatory  5
     Microeconomics for Business Decisions Mandatory  5
     Financial Management Mandatory  5
     3/6  HRM & Employee Relations Mandatory  10
     Project Management Mandatory  5
     Personal & Professional Development Mandatory  5
     Applied Learning – Work based Learning Elective  10
     Applied Learning – Enterprise Development Project Elective  10
    Bachelor or Business in Marketing
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     3/5  Marketing Management  Mandatory  10
     Consumer Psychology Mandatory  10
     Organisational Behaviour Mandatory  5
     Financial Management Mandatory  5
     3/6  Digital Marketing 2 Mandatory  10
     Designing Marketing Research Mandatory  5
     Personal & Professional Development Mandatory  5
     Applied Learning – Work based Learning Elective  10
     Applied Learning – Enterprise Development Project Elective  10
    Follow-on Courses
    • BBus in Management can progress to BBus (Hons) in Management [Level 8 add-on, 60 ECTS]
    • BBus in Marketing can progress to BBus (Hons) in Marketing [Level 8 add-on, 60 ECTS]
    • BBus in Accounting can progress to BBus (Hons) in Accounting [Level 8 add-on, 60 ECTS].
    Career Opportunities
    Graduates from this programme will be equipped with a skill set that is hugely in demand both regionally, nationally and internationally.  Depending on their choice of specialism graduates may find employment across a range of sectors including public sector, finance, IT and retail in the following roles:
    BBus in ManagementBBus in MarketingBBus in Accounting
    • Trainee / Assistant Manager
    • Operations Administrator
    • Human Resource Assistant
    • Buyer & Procurement Officer
    • Business Development Roles
    • Finance and Insurance Roles
    • Administrator
    • Marketing Executive (marketing department / marketing agency /consultancy)
    • Advertising / Public Relations Executive
    • Market Researcher
    • Sales & Marketing Executive
    • Marketing Assistant
    • Digital Marketing Executive
    • Office Manager
    • Book-keeper
    • Accounts Administrator
    • Finance Roles
    • Most graduates will progress onto the BBUS Hons Accounting programme with a view to completing Professional Accounting exams (ICA, ACCA, CIMA or ICA). 
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

  • » Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Management

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Management
    CAO Code  LY117
    LYIT internal code  LY_BADMN_D
    Duration  3 Years ab initio
    Standard Code Places:  100
    National Framework Level  7
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Programme for Me?
    This programme covers all the areas of training necessary for the post of Secretary/Personal Assistant/Office Administrator. Holders of this Award will be able to assume early responsibility in Office Management and will be familiar with all the main types of work that they are likely to encounter.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Basic entry requirements are five passes in the Leaving Certificate including Maths and English/Irish, or an equivalent qualification; in the absence of Maths, six passes including English/Irish and (a) two commercial subjects or (b) one commercial subject and a continental language.
    • FETAC applicants click
    • Applicants presenting non-Irish exams as a basis for entry, please check the IOTCEF listing to search for the entry relevant to your country
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click
    What will I study?
    Year/Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits Class hours per week
     1/1  Text Processing 1  Mandatory  5  4
     Information Technology 1  Mandatory  5  3
     Personal Development & Study Skills  Mandatory  5  3
     Office Administration  Mandatory  5  3
     Essential Calculations for Business  Mandatory  5  3
     Working with French 1  Elective  5  4
     German 1  Elective  5  4
     Shorthand 1  Elective  5  4
     Irish 1  Elective  5  3
     Community Studies  Elective  5  3
     1/2  Text Processing 2  Mandatory  5  4
     Information Technology 2  Mandatory  5  3
     Writing Skills  Mandatory  5  3
     Introduction to Manual Accounts  Mandatory  5  3
     Introduction to Business Management  Mandatory  5  3
     Working with French 2  Elective  5  4
     Advanced German Language 1  Elective  5  4
     Shorthand 2  Elective  5  4
     Irish 2  Elective  5  4
     Intercultural Communications  Elective  5  4
     2/3  Advanced Text Processing 1  Mandatory  5  4
     Office Management  Mandatory  5  3
     Payroll Processing  Mandatory  5  3
     Business & Information Systems  Mandatory  5  3
     Introduction to Marketing  Mandatory  5  3
     Working with French 3  Elective  5  4
     German 3  Elective  5  4
     Shorthand 3  Elective  5  4
     Irish 3  Elective  5  4
     European Union Studies  Elective  5  3
     2/4  Advanced Text Processing 2  Mandatory  5  4
     Psychology and Work  Mandatory  5  3
     Introduction to Computerised Accounts  Mandatory  5  3
     Interpersonal Communications  Mandatory  5  3
     Customer Care  Mandatory  5  3
     Working with French 4  Elective  5  4
     German 4  Elective  5  4
     Shorthand 4  Elective  5  4
     Irish 4  Elective  5  4
     Administrative Law 1  Elective  5  4
     3/5  Work Placement  Mandatory    
     3/6  Project Management  Mandatory  5  3
     Managing People  Mandatory  5  3
     Advanced Spread Sheets & Web Design  Mandatory  5  3
     Interactive Multimedia  Mandatory  5  3
     Advanced Computerised Accounts  Mandatory  5  3
     International Marketing  Elective  5  4
     Administrative Law 2  Elective  5  4
    Learning Outcomes
    Holders of this Award will be able to:
    • Understand new emerging technologies in the field of office-based equipment
    • Understand business and office management techniques
    • Understand the relevance of traditional knowledge/skills and the interplay with new technology
    • Be able to combine this knowledge both in the numeracy and literacy spheres
    • Be able to communicate this knowledge to others
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    The following progression paths are available internally at LYIT:
    Holders of this Award are eligible to undertake the Bachelor of Arts (Hon)Administrative Management.
    Progression to Degree programmes at other Institutes and Universities within Ireland and abroad.
    Career Opportunities
    There is a constant demand for Award holders with a high level of education and training. Graduates are usually employed with County Councils, Health Boards, VECs and private industry.
    This course begins in September each year.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Donal McMenamin Head of Department of Business Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: donal.mcmenamin@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186202

  • » BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
    CAO Code  LY127
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 Years
    Standard Code Places:  40
    National Framework Level  7
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Programme for Me?  
    As the driving force behind the economy, business is a dynamic and exciting career choice – whether you’re managing a busy small business or part of a large international corporation.  This course offers a general business degree for the first two years with a focus on marketing for year 3 – after year 2 you can change your focus to either accounting or management if you wish.  So if you’d like to be part of the fast and versatile commercial world, sign up now.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Pass (OD3 or better) in 5 Leaving Certificate subjects, including passes in Mathematics and in either Irish or English (or an equivalent qualification).  The minimum points for entry is 140 points.
    • FETAC applicants click FETAC
    • Applicants presenting non-Irish exams as a basis for entry, please check the IOTCEF listing to search for the entry relevant to your country
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click Part-time Study
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Learner Development & Study Skills Mandatory  5  3
     Microeconomics Mandatory  5  3
     Business Organisation & Management 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Descriptive Statistics 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Accountancy 1 Mandatory  5  3
     French Language & Culture 1 Elective  5  4
     German Language & Culture 1 Elective  5  4
     Spanish Language & Culture 1 Elective  5  4
     Community Studies Elective  5  3
     1/2  Information Technology Mandatory  5  3
     Microeconomics Mandatory  5  3
     Business Organisation & Management 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Descriptive Statistics 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Accountancy 2 Mandatory  5  3
     French Language & Culture 2 Elective  5  4
     German Language & Culture 2 Elective  5  4
     Spanish Language & Culture 2 Elective  5  4
     Intercultural Communications Elective  5  3
     2/3  Business Law Mandatory  5  3
     Principles of Marketing 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Business Information Systems 1 Mandatory  5  4
     Financial Accounting 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Entrepreneurship & Innovation Mandatory  5  3
     French Language & Culture 3 Elective  5  4
     German Language & Culture 3 Elective  5  4
     Spanish Language & Culture 3 Elective  5  4
     European Union Studies Elective  5  3
     2/4  Company Law & Practice Mandatory  5  3
     Principles of Marketing 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Business Information Systems 2 Mandatory  5  4
     Cost Accounting Mandatory  5  3
     Enterprise Development Project Mandatory  5  3
     French Language & Culture 4 Elective  5  4
     German Language & Culture 4 Elective  5  4
     Spanish Language & Culture 4 Elective  5  4
     European Union Policy Elective  5  3
     3/5  Operations Management 1 Mandatory  5  3
      Organisational Behaviour 1 – Individual Processes in Organisations Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Management 1 Mandatory  5  4
     International Marketing Mandatory  5  3
     Marketing Planning Mandatory  5  3
     Buyer Behaviour Mandatory  5  4
     3/6  Operations Management 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Organisational Behaviour 2 – Interpersonal Processes in Organisations Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Management 2 Mandatory  5  4
     Global Marketing Management Mandatory  5  3
     Marketing Communications Mandatory  5  3
     Marketing Research Methods Mandatory  5  4
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this programme the graduate will:
    • Have a knowledge of the major theoretical and practical business disciplines.
    • Be aware of recognised business techniques.
    • Have an understanding and experience of conducting supervised research.
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    • Bachelor of Business Honours (Marketing) at LYIT.
    • Degree courses in other colleges and universities.
    Career Opportunities
    This degree gives you a wide variety of career choices and a special advantage with marketing roles.  All kinds of organisations, at home and abroad, such as banks, local and central government, public agencies, small enterprises and large corporations need strong business graduates.  Roles include: 
    • Marketing executive working in a company’s marketing department, a marketing agency or a consultancy.
    • Advertising / Public relations executive
    • Market researcher – desk and field research with polls and surveys
    • General business manager in a small company – with a wide range of sales and marketing responsibilities.
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Michael Margey Head of Department of Business Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: Michael.margey@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186202

  • » BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (HONOURS) IN ACCOUNTING

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting
    CAO Code  LY108
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 Years
    Standard Code Places:  50
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Programme for Me?  
    If you want to build a career in the accounting profession, this course could be for you.  Over three years, you will learn the core accounting and finance skills needed to perform at a highly competent level in the accountancy profession.  You will also develop a complementary range of business skills that will equip you to work in a variety of related positions, including business management and teaching.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Grade HC3 n two higher level papers, together with Grade OD3 in four other subjects of the Leaving Certificate examination, to include Mathematics and Irish or English.
    • FETAC applicants click FETAC
    • Applicants presenting non-Irish exams as a basis for entry, please check the IOTCEF listing to search for the entry relevant to your country
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click Part-time Study
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Book-keeping & Financial Accounting Mandatory  10  5
     Microeconomics Mandatory  5  3
     Learner Development & Study Skills Mandatory  5  3
     Descriptive Statistics 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Introduction to Business Management Mandatory  5  3
     1/2  Management Accounting & Finance Mandatory  10  5
     Microeconomics Mandatory  5  3
     Business Information Systems 1 Mandatory  5  4
     Descriptive Statistics 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Introduction to Marketing Mandatory  5  3
     2/3  Business Tax Mandatory  10  5
     Financial Reporting 1 Mandatory  10  5
     Business Finance Mandatory  5  3
     Business Law Elective  5  3
     Marketing Planning Elective  5  3
     Special Regulations: Learners who transfer from the Bachelor of Business (Level 7) programme will take Marketing Planning instead of Business Law.
     2/4  Management Accounting 2 Mandatory  10  5
     Company Law & Governance Mandatory  10  5
     Project Management Mandatory  5  3
     Business Information Systems 2 Elective  5  3
     Marketing Communications Elective  5  3
     Special Regulations: Learners who transfer from the Bachelor of Business (Level 7) programme will take Marketing Communications instead of Business Information Systems 2.
     3/5  CGT and VAT Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Reporting 2 Mandatory  10  5
     Human Resource Management Mandatory  5  4
     Strategic Management 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Management Support Systems 1 Mandatory  5  3
     3/6  Advanced Management Accounting & Business Finance Mandatory  10  5
     Auditing Mandatory  10  5
     Strategic Management 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Business Ethics & Social Responsibility Mandatory  5  3
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this programme the graduate will have developed: 
    • An academic and practice-orientated underpinning which will enable the graduate to meet the challenges of new ideas and problems arising in subsequent accounting or accounting related employment.
    • An analytical awareness of activities within the business specialism of accounting and accounting related areas.
    • The necessary practical and intellectual skills, such as analysis, problem solving and reasoning, to achieve an understanding of accounting and business problems, deal with complexity, explore alternative solutions, demonstrate critical evaluation and integrate theory and practice.
    • The capacity for independent inquiry, written and oral communication skills, use of IT, ability to handle both quantitative and qualitative information, and ability to work co-operatively with their peers. 
    • The necessary personal and transferable skills to enable them to develop as independent, autonomous and reflective individuals and to prepare them for employment or future study.
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    • Master of Arts in Accounting at LYIT.
    • Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies at LYIT.
    • Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad
    • Higher Diploma in Education for qualification as a teacher.
    Career Opportunities
    Graduates of this course find positions in professional accountancy practices, industry, commerce, financial services and the public service, nationally and internationally.  Accounting courses at LYIT attract generous exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies including ICA, ACCA, CPA and CIMA.  All exemptions awarded are subject to annual review and revision by the various professional bodies and are based on students achieving clear passes in completion of specific modules.
    This course is suitable for those who ultimately wish to pursue a career in teaching as it will be recognised by the Teachers Council for the purposes of teaching Accounting, Business and Economics. Graduates have the opportunity to progress to LYIT’s MA in Accounting, which offers further generous exemptions from professional examinations.
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Michael Margey Head of Department of Business Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: Michael.margey@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186202

  • » Bachelor of Business (Hons)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Business (Hons) 
    CAO Code  LY118
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  3 Years ab initio
    Standard Code Places:  30
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    CAO Points  Click here for CAO Points
    Is this Course for You?
    The Bachelor of Business (Honours) is a general, Level 8, 3 year honours degree programme that equips graduates with the resources necessary to excel in today’s dynamic business environment. The programme reflects the changes in digital business and innovation and ensures that graduates develop the skills and knowledge required to enter a variety of different careers at a domestic or global business level.
    Emphasis is placed on developing graduates who are forward thinking and act as catalysts for growth in business. The programme reflects the intrinsic need to develop leaders; leaders that know how to use the functional areas of business and understand how to manage innovation and drive an organisation forward in the digital era.
    The first year of the programme focuses on developing students foundational business abilities, while the remaining two years focus on developing advanced capabilities. In addition, the third year of the programme gives flexibility to select electives in specialised areas.
    Key Features
    • Excellent academic delivery & tailored support
    • External guest speakers – both visiting academics and practitioners
    • Hands on projects
    • Work-context rich case study teaching – student-led and lecturer-led
    • Lecturer-led debates
    • Discussion groups
    • Best practice seminar series
    • Focus on reflective learning
    • Access to an extensive range of academic and practitioner material
    Minimum Entry Requirements
    • Min. Six O6/H7
    • Maths O6/H7
    • English or Irish O6/H7
    • At Least Two H5
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Learning & Communication Skills Mandatory  10  5
     Business Organisation & Management Mandatory  10  6
     Information Technology Mandatory  5  3
     Business Law Mandatory  5  3
     1/2  Accounting  Mandatory  10  6
     Business Information Systems Mandatory  10  5
     Quantitative Methods  Mandatory  5  3
     Communications & Digital Media Mandatory  5  3
     2/3  Service & Operations Management Mandatory  10  5
     Marketing Mandatory  10  5
     Organisational Behaviour Mandatory  5  3
     Human Resource Management Mandatory  5  3
     2/4  Economics Mandatory  10  5
     Cost Accounting & Finance Mandatory  10  5
     Personal & Professional Development Mandatory  5  3
     Consumer Psychology & Digital Markets Mandatory  5  3
     3/5  Digital Business Mandatory  10  5
     Global Economy & Policy Mandatory  10  5
     Project Management Elective  5  3
     Decision Making Techniques Elective  5  3
     Business Finance Elective  5  3
     International Marketing Elective  10  5
     Legal Issues – Irish & European Elective  10  5
     3/6  Strategic Management Mandatory  10  5
     Facilitating Innovation & Change Mandatory  10  5
     Supply Chain Management Elective  5  3
     Business Cases Elective  5  3
     Services Marketing Elective  5  3
     Designing Market Research Elective  5  3
     Public Sector Policy Elective  10  5
    *Choose 10 credits form elective
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business the learner will be able to:
    • Critically apply a broad and coherent knowledge of management theories, concepts and practical principles.
    • Exercise judgement to develop and recommend solutions for management tasks and problems.
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking within a business setting in order to meet stakeholders interests and objectives.
    • Examine legal and ethical considerations for management practices.
    • Obtain, analyse and interpret data to aid the managerial decision making process.
    • Operate effectively as an individual as well as a team player within a business organisation.
    • Demonstrate the ability for self-directed and independent learning from completion of various applied tasks.
    Follow-on Courses
    • MSc in Marketing Practice at LYIT
    • Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies
    • Further study at other institutes or universities
    Career Opportunities
    Due to the broad range of subjects studied throughout the programme, graduates are prepared for employment in a variety of business-related fields
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

  • » Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Administrative Management

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Administrative Management
    CAO Code  Add-on programme. Not available via CAO
    LYIT internal code  LY_BADMN_B
    Duration  1 Year, Post Bachelor of Business (level 7) or Bachelor of Arts I gCórais  Faisnéis Oifige
    Standard Code Places:  80
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Programme for Me?
    This programme provides progression to an Honours Degree level for students who have completed the Bachelor of Business programmes.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    This is a one-year add-on Honours Degree programme for students who hold a level 7 Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Management or equivalent.
    What will I study?
    Year/Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits Class hours per week
     4/7  Information Systems Management  Mandatory  5  3
      Management Research Methods  Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Information for Decision Control Making 1  Mandatory  5  4
     Modern Irish Public Sector  Mandatory  5  3
     Management  Mandatory  5  4
     Human Resource Management  Mandatory  5  3
     4/8  Information Systems Security & Ethics  Mandatory  5  3
     Research Project  Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Information for Decision Control Making 2  Mandatory  5  4
     Employee Relations  Mandatory  5  3
     Modern Business Environment  Mandatory  5  3
     Business Ethics & Social Responsibility  Mandatory  5  3
    Learning Outcomes
    Holders of this Award will be able to:
    • Be able to identify and assess the threats to information systems security and evaluate information systems security defence techniques.
    • Be able to identify and describe the considerations that affect the choice of IT applications, IT platforms, Data Access Policies and IT services.
    • Be able to design and conduct a comprehensive research project.
    • Develop and maintain an effective ethics programme.
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    Graduates from this programme may pursue studies to Masters level at Institutes and Universities in Ireland or abroad.
    Career Opportunities
    Graduates of this programme should expect to find employment with management prospects in County Councils, Health Boards, VECs and private industry.
    This course begins in September each year.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Donal McMenamin Head of Department of Business Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: donal.mcmenamin@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186202

  • » Bachelor of Business (Honours)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Business (Honours)
    CAO Code  Add-on programme. Not available via CAO
    LYIT internal code  LY_BBUSS_B
    Duration  1 Year, Post Bachelor of Business (level 7)
    Standard Code Places:  80
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Programme for Me?
    This programme provides progression to an Honours Degree level for students who have completed the Bachelor of Business Ordinary Degree or equivalent.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    This is a one-year add-on Honours Degree programme for students who hold the Bachelor of Business (Ordinary) in any of the streams, Marketing/Accountancy/Management.
    What will I study?
    Three mandatory subjects plus three electives from a choice of three streams per Semester.
    Year/Semester Proposed Modules Mandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits Class hours per week
     4/7  Strategic Management 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Management Support Systems 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Human Resource Management Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Reporting Environment 1 Elective/ Acc  5  3
     Corporation Tax Elective/ Acc  5  3
     Advanced Management Accounting 1 Elective/ Acc  5  3
     Strategic Marketing Planning Elective/ Mark  5  3
     Integrated Marketing Communications Elective/ Mark  5  3
     Applied Marketing Research Elective/ Mark  5  3
     Quality Management 1 Elective/ Mgmt  5  3
     Managing Organisational Change 1 Elective/ Mgmt  5  3
     Management Research Methods Elective/ Mgmt  5  3
     4/8  Strategic Management 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Management Support Systems 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Employee Relations Mandatory  5  3
     Financial Accounting & Corporate Governance Elective/ Acc  5  3
     Capital Gains Tax Elective/ Acc  5  3
     Advanced Management Accounting 2 Elective/ Acc  5  3
     Marketing Research Project Elective/ Mark  5  3
     Marketing Case Studies Elective/ Mark  5  3
     Marketing Research Methods Elective/ Mark  5  3
     Quality Management 2 Elective/ Mgmt  5  3
     Managing Organisational Change 2 Elective/ Mgmt  5  3
     Management Research Project Elective/ Mgmt  5  3
    Abbreviation:
    • Acc - Accounting
    • Mark - Marketing
    • Mgmt - Management
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this programme graduates will:
    • Be able to understand the new and rapidly evolving business environment operating in a global economy.
    • Be able to understand the relevance of traditional knowledge/skills and the interplay with new technologies.
    • Be able to understand how their chosen specialisms integrate with the core business subjects to form a strategic business outlook to promote business development and growth.
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    The following progression paths are available internally at LYIT:
    • Masters in Accounting and Finance
    • Masters in Business by research.
    Graduates from this programme may pursue studies to Masters level at Institutes and Universities in Ireland or abroad.
    Generous exemptions are available from the professional Accounting Bodies and The Marketing Institute of Ireland.
    This Degree is recognised by the Department of Education & Science for the purpose of teaching Business and Accounting in second level schools. Depending on electives chosen the graduates may also be eligible to teach Economics. On successful completion of the programme, graduates can apply to do the Higher Diploma in Education to qualify as second-level teachers.
    Career Opportunities
    Graduates of the Bachelor of Business have found employment in both the Public and Private sector
    This course begins in September each year.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Donal McMenamin Head of Department of Business Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: donal.mcmenamin@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186202

  • » BACHELOR OF BUSINESS HONOURS (MARKETING)

    Programme Title  Bachelor of Business Honours (Marketing)
    CAO Code  Add-on programme. Not available via CAO
    LYIT internal code  LY_BBUSS_B
    Duration  1 Year
    Standard Code Places:  30
    National Framework Level  8
    Award Type  Major
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this Programme for Me?
    If you’d like to strengthen your knowledge and experience of business and management following your Bachelor of Business (Marketing) degree, then this honours course is for you.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing) degree or equivalent.
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     4/7  Strategic Management 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Management Support Systems 1 Mandatory  5  3
     Human Resource Management Mandatory  5  3
     Strategic Marketing Planning Mandatory  5  3
     Integrated Marketing Communications Mandatory  5  3
     Applied Marketing Research Mandatory  5  3
     4/8  Strategic Management 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Management Support Systems 2 Mandatory  5  3
     Employee Relations Mandatory  5  3
     Marketing Research Project Mandatory  5  3
     Services Marketing Mandatory  5  3
     Marketing Case Studies Mandatory  5  3
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this programme graduates will:
    • Be able to understand the new and rapidly evolving business environment operating in a global economy.
    • Be able to understand the relevance of traditional knowledge/skills and the interplay with new technologies.
    • Be able to understand how their chosen specialisms integrate with the core business subjects to form a strategic business outlook to promote business development and growth.
    Are there follow-up Programmes Available?
    The following progression paths are available internally at LYIT:
    • M.Sc. in Marketing Practice at LYIT 
    • Masters in Business by research at LYIT 
    • Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.
    • Higher Diploma in Education for qualification as a teacher.
    Career Opportunities
    • Marketing professional – this degree carries full exemptions for the Marketing Institute of Ireland, so, following the completion of a one-day case study, you will have the title MMII (Grad).
    • International marketing executive – sourcing new markets, managing suppliers, export marketing, sales, target market research
    • Marketing manager – working on competitor analysis, marketing campaigns, new product/service development, business performance improvement.
    • Secondary school Business Studies teacher – this degree is recognised by the Department of Education & Science for secondary school teaching.
    • Visit www.mii.ie for more ideas
    This course begins in September each year.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    • Contact Michael Margey Head of Department of Business Studies, Letterkenny Institute of Technology by
    • E- Mail: Michael.margey@lyit.ie
    • Telephone: (074) 9186202