• » Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing

     Programme Title  Bachelor of Business (Honours) in 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 course for you?
    If you’d like to strengthen your knowledge and experience of business and marketing following your ordinary degree, then this honours degree is the course for you. The focus at this level is at developing a much more strategic perspective on the world of business and marketing and understanding the interrelationships between marketing and other business functions.
    Following completion of both Bachelor of Business ordinary and honours degree in Marketing graduates will have accumulated a very strong skillset in marketing tools and techniques built around three key themes:
      Strategy and Planning:
    • Marketing
    • Marketing Management
    • Strategic Market Planning
      Communicating with the Customer:
    • Understanding and Influencing the Consumer
    • International & Global Marketing
    • Services Marketing
    • Interactive and New Media Applications
      Market Research:
    • Analysing Market Research
    • Designing Market Research
    • Marketing Research Project.
    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 Part-time Study
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     4/7  Digital Business Mandatory  10  5
     International Marketing Mandatory  10  5
     Human Resource Management Mandatory  5  3
     Analysing Marketing Research Mandatory  5  3
     4/8  Strategic Management Mandatory  10  5
     Strategic Market Planning Mandatory  10  5
     Marketing Research Project Mandatory  5  3
     Services Marketing Mandatory  5  3
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business in Marketing the learner will have achieved the following learning outcomes. They will have:
    • Developed a deep understanding of marketing , starting from a foundation level, to a planning level, to a strategic level
    • Critically evaluated the role of the customer in the framing of marketing strategy, especially in terms of analysing and influencing them
    • Planned, collected, analysed and interpreted data to aid clear strategic decisions in all marketing contexts
    • Applied marketing theory in applied learning modules
    • Critically evaluated the role of other key business functions and their interaction with marketing
    • Developed alternative marketing strategies in applied areas such as international marketing and services marketing
    • Developed transferable, intellectual and professional skills for lifelong learning, which are highly appropriate to a career in business and marketing
    Follow-on courses
    • Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies
    • 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. How to Apply