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Course Details

Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Technology

CAO code: BN103 Entry Route into programme:
  • Leaving Certificate
  • Mature grounds
  • Special circumstances
  • QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates

 

Duration: 4 years
NFQ level: 8
Method of application: CAO
2018 Points: 250
Award title: Bachelor of Business (Honours)
Credits for Full Award: 120 @ NFQ Level 6; 60 @ NFQ Level 7; 60 @ NFQ Level 8
Awarding Body:                             Technological University Dublin  

About the course

If you like games, technology and business, here’s where you’ll learn the skills needed to bridge the gap between business and IT, and between IT and business, so you become more resourceful, flexible, unlimited and independent in your career development. It also prepares you to work in challenging and progressive organisations.

Design a website, problem solve, create a marketing campaign, write a computer programme, make an investment decision, produce an interactive multimedia presentation... it’s all in a typical day for a Business and IT student in ITB. Graduates of the course are in a unique position where they can be equally comfortable in a pure IT or business environment or any mixture of the two. Graduates can also proceed to postgraduate studies.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Business and IT programmes work in multinational companies as Operations Specialists, Risk Project Managers, Risk Operation Trainers, Lead General Specialists, eLearning Specialists, Operations Analysts or Risk Analysts and Project Managers. They can secure employment in the Banking and Financial Sector or with Insurance Companies as Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Quality Analysts and Data Service Analysts.

Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate applicants will require a H5 in any two higher level subjects and a 06/H7 in four other subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.

Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement where a grade F2 or higher is achieved.

Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal requirements.

Minimum entry requirements for QQI-FET (formerly FETAC) graduates, see www.itb.ie/QQI-FET

 

Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Accounting
  • Business Mathematics and Statistics 1
  • Exploring Modern Enterprises
  • Fundamentals of Economics: Micro Economics
  • Exploring Web Design
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education
Semester 2
  • Business Mathematics and Statistic 2
  • Leading Modern Enterprises
  • Business Information Systems
  • Fundamentals of Economics : Macro Economics
  • Skills for Problem Solving
Year 2
Semester 3
  • Financial Accounting
  • Systems Analysis
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Interactive Web Site Design
  • Operations & Technology Management
  • Object Oriented Programming 1
Semester 4
  • Introduction to Management & Cost Accounting
  • Systems Design
  • Marketing Communications
  • Information Management
  • Databases for Business
  • Object Oriented Programming 2
Year 3
Semester 5
  • Mobile Applications
  • Financial Management
  • Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  • Digital Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Server Side Web Development
Semester 6
  • Electronic Business
  • Business Law
  • Enterprise Development
  • Web Application Frameworks
  • Management Accounting 2
  • Human Resource Management
Year 4
Semester 7
  • Project Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Advanced Databases for Business
  • IT Project 1 - Analysis and Design

Electives :

  • Strategic Management 1
  • Financial Information Analysis
Semester 8
  • Process Analysis
  • IT Project 2 - Implementation
  • Business Intelligence

Electives :

  • Strategic Management 2
  • Managing Service Quality & Customer Relationships
  • Strategic Magagement of Information Systems
  • Business Strategy

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What our students say...

Stephen ITBDublin

"I chose this course as graduates with skills in both Business and IT are in high demand worldwide. Business graduates can go on to work in many different sectors including Accounting & Finance, Marketing, HR and Consultancy. The staff and lecturers are always on hand to offer advice and encouragement while pushing you to reach your potential. I have really enjoyed my time studying at ITB. I was fortunate to be offered a job with IBM when I graduated. "

Stephen Ryan,
Business & Information Technology Student

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