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Course Details

Bachelor of Business (Honours) (1 Year Add On to BN303)

Course code: BN403 Entry Route into programme:
  • Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Duration: 1 year part time (2 semesters)
NFQ level: 8
Fee: €2,200
Schedule:Tuesday 6pm-10pm
Wednesday 6pm-10pm
Thursday 6pm-10pm (on line)
Award title: Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Credits for Full Award: 60 @ NFQ Level 8
Awarding Body: ITB  


This course is designed to give students a strategic overview of the main functional
areas of a modern business environment. The curriculum offers a variety of learning that will prepare graduates for the fluidity and dynamism of the modern business environment and to develop their adaptive capabilities.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Ordinary Bachelor Degree (NFQ level 7) with pass grade in a cognate area (or equivalent qualification).


Course Aim

The course was designed to produce degree graduates with the technical
knowledge and skills appropriate for business careers in today’s fast changing
environment and to develop the students’ powers of critical analysis and their ability
to tackle business-related problems and issues in a coherent and logical manner.

Course Schedule

The Bachelor of Business (Honours) programme is one academic year in
length (September to May). ITB operates a fully semesterised system with two
semesters of equal length. Students will study 12 modules in total (6 modules per
All students will attend 2 nights per week: Tuesday, Wednesday 6pm – 10pm
and online lectures will be delivered each Thursday night 6pm – 10pm.

* To facilitate students who are working, TWO subjects per semester will be a blended delivery of these modules with a LIVE online classroom on THURSDAY 6pm – 10pm and face to face lectures throughout the semester.

Students can also access the recordings of lectures at their own convenience.
Students must have access to a PC and broadband internet access in order to
engage fully in an online classroom environment. Computer labs will be
available for student to use during these times.

Please note: Examinations are held during the day.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a Bachelor of Business (Honours) tend to find employment
across a wide range of sectors such as financial services, retail, education and
the public service in roles such as trainee accountant, recruitment consultant, store
manager, funds administrator, sales managers to name a few.


Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Strategic Management 1
  • Financial Information Analysis
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Digital & Contemporary Marketing Practice
  • Company Law
Semester 2
  • Strategic Management 2
  • Financial Management 2
  • Strategic Management of Information Systems
  • Service Marketing Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Global Marketing


Course Progression

Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Business (Honours)
with a second class honours (GPA 2.5) are eligible to apply for the Masters in
Graduates of higher certificate and ordinary degree programmes can avail of
exemptions from the major accountancy bodies.

How to Apply ?

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For further details please contact the marketing team on 01 8851530 or e-mail:

What our students say...

Lisa Kelly

"On the course, everything is like really different and you think it's going to be really hard, but the resources that are available to you are really great. Like the maths teacher has a website for maths, and like that's grand and the way things are taught, it’s not the same all the time."

Lisa Kelly,
Business Student

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