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Bachelor of Arts (HONS) in Business Studies

Bachelor of Arts (HONS) in Business Studies is a course run by City Colleges, Dublin. It is a Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online course with a duration of 3 Years. Bachelor of Arts (HONS) in Business Studies gives a Course Qualification of Honours Bachelor Degree, awarded by QQI. For more information about Bachelor of Arts (HONS) in Business Studies at City Colleges, please review the details below.

Embark on Your Career with Our Bachelor of Business Degree

Explore the world of business with our Bachelor in Business Studies, a comprehensive three-year (180 credit) Honours Degree programme awarded at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications. This business course is designed to open doors for students in the dynamic field of business and is ideal for those looking to make a mark in business management or accounting.

Tailored Streams in Business Management and Accounting

Our programme offers two distinct streams: Business Management and Accounting. This unique structure allows you to tailor your education to fit your career aspirations perfectly. In the final award year, students can choose their preferred stream.

Accounting Stream: Ideal for students aiming to gain the credentials necessary to apply for exemptions from accounting professional bodies and pursue a career in accounting.

Business Management Stream: Perfect for those who aspire to roles in various business sectors, providing the skills needed to navigate and lead in the global business environment.

Our Bachelor of Business Courses aim to:

Equip aspiring business professionals with the essential tools required to navigate through the evolving business landscape in Ireland.
Foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills, enabling graduates to develop innovative responses to complex business challenges.
Instil a deep understanding of the role of a professional in business contexts, encouraging informed decision-making.


Bachelor of Business Course Aims and Career Opportunities

Our bachelor of business degree is designed to:

  • Equip learners with a broad base of business knowledge, enabling them to secure positions as trainee managers or supervisors immediately after graduation.
  • Provide practical accounting models and techniques to support business operations within small to medium-sized enterprises.
  • Offer pathways to gain exemptions from professional accountancy bodies.
  • Prepare students for further education at Level 9 in accounting, business, or a related discipline, either in Ireland or internationally.


Objectives of Our Bachelor of Business Degree

  • Skill Development: Enhance social and communication skills essential for a thriving career in business.
  • Critical Analysis: Develop your ability to critique, evaluate, and analyse business theories and models, applying them to solve real-world business problems.
  • Integrated Business Knowledge: Gain insights into how various business functions interrelate and depend on each other, providing a holistic understanding of the business landscape.
  • Advanced Learning Environment: Experience learning in an environment that not only supports but also challenges you to achieve at the highest academic levels.
  • Continued Growth: The course provides opportunities for further academic pursuit at Level 9 or professional development through qualifications with accounting bodies.
  • Global Business Perspective: Expand your understanding of international markets and how they can be leveraged for business growth.
  • Personal Development Skills: Develop crucial soft skills such as time management, reflective thinking, and self-directed learning that are invaluable in the business world.

Join Us on this Bachelor of Business Degree and Build Your Future in Business

Embark on your journey to a fulfilling business career with our Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Business Studies. Whether you are aiming to climb the corporate ladder or to become a professional accountant, our course is structured to provide you with all the tools you need to succeed.

Dive into a world of opportunities and lay a solid foundation for your career and future studies in the vibrant field of business.

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Training ProviderCity Colleges
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date23/09/2024
Course Duration3 Years
Course Fee€4,300
Entry RequirementsApplicants will be admitted onto the bachelor of business programme once they have produced evidence to satisfy the following entry criteria: A grade H5 or above in two higher level leaving certificate subjects together with a minimum of O6/H7 in four other subjects. This should include: A grade of O6/ H7 or above in Leaving Certificate English, A grade O6/H7 or above in Mathematics; OR Holders of a FETAC/QQI major award Level 5 Certificate in Business (or equivalent) or QQI/FETAC major award Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business (or equivalent) can apply for entry onto the programme. English language competency to CEFRL B2+ (IELTS 6) for international students whose first language is not English.
Carear PathBachelor of Business Job Role examples include: Billing Administration Manager Project Manager Financial Reporting Specialist Business Advisor Supply Chain Manager Social Media Specialist Strategic Management Financial Analyst Graduates of this Bachelor in Business are eligible to progress to a Master’s Degree in Business or related area at one of the Universities or Institutes of Technology.
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