• » Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Administration and IT

     Programme Title  Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Administration and IT
     CAO Code  Add-on programme. Not available via CAO
     LYIT internal code  LY_BADMN_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 course for you?
    This programme provides progression to an honours degree level for students who have completed the ordinary degree programme in administration & IT. On successful completion of the ordinary and honours degree programmes, learners will have gained a knowledge and understanding in a range of core areas relating to administration and information technology including:
      Administration & Management
    • Office Organisation & Management
    • Business Management
    • Text Processing
    • Record keeping and Accounting
    • Public Relations & Communications
    • Human Resource Management
    • Modern Business Environment
    • Managing Change
    • Public Sector Policy
    • Marketing & Customer Relationship Management
    • Managing People
    • Work Placement
      Information Technology and Communications:
    • Learning and Communication Skills
    • Information Technology
    • Business Information Systems
    • Advanced Applications
    • Professional Development for Work
    • Interactive & Social Media Applications
    • Digital Business
    • Information Systems & Project Management
    • Work Placement
    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 Administration & IT or equivalent.
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     4/7  Digital Business  Mandatory  10  5
     Modern Business Environment  Mandatory  10  5
     Financial Information for Decision Making  Mandatory  5  3
     Human Resource Management  Mandatory  5  3
     4/8  Information Systems & Project Management  Mandatory  10  5
     Managing Change  Mandatory  10  5
     Public Sector Policy  Mandatory  10  5
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Administration & IT the learner will have achieved the following learning outcomes.
    • Demonstrate the skills, knowledge and competencies to work effectively in an administrative environment
    • Demonstrate the application of IT tasks and functions required in the administration function of organisations.
    • Utilise and apply the new technologies that are changing the face of the office environment
    • Employ problem solving and analytical skills consistently in a business context.
    • Apply the key management skills and competencies that are essential and relevant to supervisors and managers employed in a public/private sector environment
    • Be able to apply transferable skills necessary for employment including initiative, personal responsibility, time management and decision making in complex and unpredictable situations.
    Follow-on courses
    • Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies
    • MSc in Marketing Practice
    • Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and 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. How to Apply