Course Description


Business is a course run by Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), Donegal. Business gives a Course Qualification of Honours Bachelor Degree. For more information about Business at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), please review the details below.

This degree programme has been specifically designed to suit mature learners. This programme gives access to lifelong learning for those who may wish to return to study but can’t attend traditional full time courses.

The part-time business degree programme will be delivered 2 evenings per week, using a number of innovative teaching methods including significant off-campus study via online and work-based learning.

This programme is based around work and will deliver excellent qualification in Business but also a very positive and stimulating learning experience.

This programme will equip participants with a diverse and flexible range of skills and professional competencies suited to the modern world of business and enterprise. An integral part of the programme is the focus towards applied and work based learning. This approach recognises the relationship between business theory and business practice, and enhances the use of business knowledge in practice. The programme creates an environment in which participants can engage in knowledge development based on the work context.

The course has two pathways to study. The first pathway starts at stage 1 in September and depending on the students pace of study, completing an honours degree in three three and a half years. The second option begins at stage 3 in May and is suited to current holders of Higher Certificates in Business or Higher National Diplomas from Northern Ireland. Students who start at stage 3 can undertake their studies using work-placement and project work, and complete their degree in 15 20 months.

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Training ProviderLetterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Course LocationDonegal
Course QualificationHonours Bachelor Degree
Course Duration3 years
Course Fee1600 p.a. x 4
Entry RequirementsOver 21 years by 1st of January in the proposed academic year of entry and the successful completion of at least 5 subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate (or an equivalent international exam). Maths and either English or Irish are required. Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirement may be admitted to the programme on the grounds of mature years (0ver 23 by 1st January in the proposed year of entry), if they have attained appropriate experience and attainment thresholds deemed equivalent. Such applicants will be subject to an interview process to ascertain the extent and appropriateness of prior non-accredited/accredited learning and associated communication/learning competencies. Where necessary further assessment with regard to learning and communication competencies may be required by the Learning Support Unit. Experience of working within the private, public, community or voluntary sector whilst desirable is not essential.
Carear PathDue to the broad range of subjects studied throughout the programme, graduates are prepared for employment in a variety of business-related fields.
Phone(074) 9186063
Course CodeLY_BBSLL_B
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Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)

Port Road, Letterkenny, Donegal, Republic of Ireland


Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Port Road
Letterkenny, Donegal
Republic of Ireland
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