• » 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 QQI
     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 QQI FET 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 of 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 of Business in Management
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    Elective
    No of credits
     3/5  Service & Operations Management Mandatory  10
     Business Law for Managers 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 of 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). 
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