Bachelor of Business in International Business
|CAO code: BN017||
Entry Route into programme:
|Duration: 3 years|
|NFQ level: 7|
|Method of application: CAO|
|2012 Points : 180|
|Award title: Bachelor of Business|
|Credits for Full Award: 120 @ NFQ Level 6; 60 @ NFQ Level 7|
|Awarding Body: ITB||Transfer and Progression:
BN411 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business
Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements for standard entrants are a pass in five subjects (ordinary level) in the Leaving Certificate, to include Mathematics and English or Irish or an equivalent qualification. Leaving Certificate Mathematics at Foundation Level (at gradeB2 or higher) counts as a subject towards the five passes. The points awarded for Foundation Level Mathematics (at grade B2 or higher) are as follows:
A1 = 20 points A2 = 15 points
B1 = 10 points B2 = 5 points
A grade E in Leaving Certificate Mathematics at Higher Level counts as a subject towards the five passes, however no points will be awarded for this grade.
There is no prior language requirement for the language electives. Students may choose an elective language from French, German or Spanish.
Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal requirements. The minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC Level 5 or 6 awards is any full award.
The Institute recommends that students spend at least one summer in the country of their language choice or participate in the Erasmus Programme.
ITB currently has links with partner colleges in France, Germany and Spain.
Students who avail of this option must complete the 4th Year of the Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business or repeat the 3rd year of Bachelor of Business in International Business at ITB to acheive the award.
* Where students already have competence in a language which may be used for international business, students may choose to take the English for Academic Purposes electives in Year 1
Students who have chosen a langue elective (French, German, Spanish) in Year 1 must take an Elective from Elective 1 and an Elective from Elective 2
Students on the English language speaking stream must choose one elective module from Elective 2 in Semester 1 and Semester 2
Note : The choice of electives are dependent upon learner demand and resource availability and may vary from year to year.